Happy Boxing Day! For those who don’t know, Boxing Day is a holiday celebrated by aesthetes the world over*. In order to purify ourselves after the rampant commercialism and visual over-stimulation of the past month, we devote this day to the solemn contemplation of square and rectangular Minimalist sculptures. So please, join us, and revel in the geometric perfection and spartan, abstract sublimity of these Minimalist boxes in observance of Boxing Day.
Sol LeWitt, “Five Modular Units” (1971) (photo by the author for Hyperallergic)
Jackie Winsor, “Painted Piece” (1979–80) (photo by rocor/Flickr)
Untitled Dan Flavin light sculptures from 1966–71 (photo by the author for Hyperallergic)
Anne Truitt’s “Morning Child” (1973) (photo by the author for Hyperallergic)
Benjamin Sutton is an art critic, journalist, and curator who lives in Park Slope, Brooklyn. His articles on public art, artist documentaries, the tedium of art fairs, James Franco's obsession with Cindy...
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