You don’t have to cross the globe to discover one of the world’s most unique travel destinations; as it turns out, you just have to cross most of Texas. The storm misses us by a whisker. Open Wed-Sat 10-6, or just knock! 'Everybody here is making something,' one tells me. I have visited Donald Judd’s The Block and his ranch several times and always find them interesting. The population was 1,981 at the 2010 census. Marfa Tourism: Tripadvisor has 6,938 reviews of Marfa Hotels, Attractions, and Restaurants making it your best Marfa resource. Everywhere is full; Marfa's popularity is growing faster than it has space for. Alle Bestellungen sind Sonderanfertigungen und werden meist innerhalb von 24 Stunden versendet. 105 South Highland Avenue; marfasaintgeorge.com. The little west Texas town is bursting with personality! Economy, finance, and budgets. Contact. Bumper stickers read 'I ■ JUDD' and 'WWDJD (What Would Donald Judd Do?)'. The scale is astounding: massive concrete cubes rustling with bluebelly lizards stretch for a kilometre across the desert, shadows shifting with the sun. Some talk of ghosts; the less fanciful put them down, like so many of the planet's most exciting phenomena, to gas. Now guests can rent the spacious two-bedroom, two-and-a-half-bath apartment, which features streamlined furnishings, aerial photographs of Marfa by Nick Simonite, and cool silk-screened posters from El Cosmico’s past events. Marfa, once a fairly empty and dilapidated town in the middle of nowhere is now a minimalist art mecca. Judd’s 100 untitled aluminum works, Dan Flavin’s light installations, and John Chamberlain’s crushed car sculptures are definitely the highlights, but there’s plenty more to see. Even visiting poets get a little bit excited about seeing the Marfa Lights, though they might not admit it until after a couple of mezcals at the Lost Horse Saloon, which smells of horses and cigarettes and is presided over by a pregnant barmaid and a cowboy with an eye-patch and an all-man moustache. And here am I, right in the middle of Presidio County, Texas, not so much as a haybarn in sight. Perhaps we should be looking higher up. MATERIALS Ash. Judd acquired an entire disused army base and began to fill it with his own minimalist works and those of his contemporaries, inside and out. One by one, Marfa's abandoned buildings became showcases for art. Clued-in art and design fans know that Marfa—the tiny, remote town in the Chihuahuan desert of Far West Texas—is well worth the trip. In July the museum will unveil Robert Irwin’s massive new installation on the grounds of the former army hospital. A very different tourist comes for the Marfa Lights - unexplained, phantasmagorical appearances - gathering after nightfall with their cameras and their packed meals. 104 Highland Street; juddfoundation.org, This nonprofit arts foundation is behind the famed Prada Marfa installation by Elmgreen & Dragset. Marfa, Texas is a sepia-toned boho oasis with a conceptual art scene, led for year by Donald Judd, that makes it a must-visit minimalist mecca. In the 1970s, the artist Donald Judd found himself at these crossroads. Popular with, among others, Beyoncé and, Matthew McConaughey, and Hollywood film scouts (it's where Giant and There Will Be Blood were filmed) it will leave you and your impression of contemporary art changed forever. This view of the water tower is near the Hotel Paisano along Highland St. HOW I PRINT I personally print all photographs up to 13x19 on beautiful archival quality luster paper that gives a matte finish. Located in a renovated 1920s house, the gallery is furnished like a residence and provides lodging to visiting artists, who run it in exchange for room and board.