Best-Ever Last-Minute Art Lover Gift: Chinati
- Marfa: First the book, then let's go!
Besides a work of art by a local artist, the best-ever last-minute art lover gift this year is the gorgeous new hardcover book Chinati: The Vision of Donald Judd
($65), about Judd's compound in the weird little town of Marfa, Texas. This is the first comprehensive monograph on Marfa, and it's full of pictures, essays by scholars, and writings by Judd himself. It's basically a must-have for anybody who loves American art. Next gift: A trip there.