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Dan Flavin

untitled (to Bob and Pat Rohm), 1969-1970

Red, yellow and green fluorescent light
48 × 48 × 4 in
122 × 122 × 10.2 cm
Edition 3/5
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This work is number 3 from an edition of 5, of …

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Property from a Distinguished Private Collector

This work is number 3 from an edition of 5, of which only 3 were fabricated, and is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed by the artist.

Few artists have defined a particular medium as Dan Flavin, whose pioneering work from the early 1960s until his death …

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Dan Flavin
American, 1933–1996
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Utilizing fluorescent light tubing available on the commercial market, Dan Flavin created light installations (or “situations” as he preferred to call them) that became icons of Minimalism. Flavin’s wall- and floor-mounted, site-specific fixtures, composed of intersecting and parallel lines of light in conventional colors, flood spaces with their glow. A number of the sculptures feature tubes traversing corners or doorways, or at a right angle to the wall, further engaging the architecture of a room. As Flavin’s installations grew more complex, so too did the spaces built expressly for the purpose of exhibiting them. In 1959, when Flavin was shortly employed as a guard and elevator operator at the Museum of Modern Art, he met fellow Minimalists Sol LeWitt, Robert Mangold, and Robert Ryman.

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Phillips

Property from a Distinguished Private Collector

This work is number 3 from an edition of 5, of …

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Property from a Distinguished Private Collector

This work is number 3 from an edition of 5, of which only 3 were fabricated, and is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed by the artist.

Few artists have defined a particular medium as Dan Flavin, whose pioneering work from the early 1960s until his death …

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Dan Flavin
American, 1933–1996
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Utilizing fluorescent light tubing available on the commercial market, Dan Flavin created light installations (or “situations” as he preferred to call them) that became icons of Minimalism. Flavin’s wall- and floor-mounted, site-specific fixtures, composed of intersecting and parallel lines of light in conventional colors, flood spaces with their glow. A number of the sculptures feature tubes traversing corners or doorways, or at a right angle to the wall, further engaging the architecture of a room. As Flavin’s installations grew more complex, so too did the spaces built expressly for the purpose of exhibiting them. In 1959, when Flavin was shortly employed as a guard and elevator operator at the Museum of Modern Art, he met fellow Minimalists Sol LeWitt, Robert Mangold, and Robert Ryman.

Dan Flavin

untitled (to Bob and Pat Rohm), 1969-1970

Red, yellow and green fluorescent light
48 × 48 × 4 in
122 × 122 × 10.2 cm
Edition 3/5
Bidding closed
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