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Dan Flavin

Untitled (to Mary Elizabeth), 1992

Daylight and warm white fluorescent light.
8 3/10 × 48 × 24 in
21 × 122 × 61 cm
Edition 1/5
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Phillips

From the Catalogue:
“While walking floors as a guard in the American Museum of Natural History, I …

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From the Catalogue:
“While walking floors as a guard in the American Museum of Natural History, I crammed my uniform pockets with notes for an electric light art. ‘Flavin, we don’t pay you to be an artist,’ warned the custodian in charge. I agreed and quit him.”
-Dan Flavin, 1965

In the late spring of 1963, Dan Flavin …

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Signed in black ink and numbered '1 of 5' (printed) on the accompanying Certificate of Authenticity (only 3 examples were fabricated), published by Edition Schellmann, Munich and New York.
Dan Flavin
American, 1933–1996
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Utilizing fluorescent light tubing available on the commercial market, Dan Flavin created light …

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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 …

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About the work
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Phillips

From the Catalogue:
“While walking floors as a guard in the American Museum of Natural History, I …

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From the Catalogue:
“While walking floors as a guard in the American Museum of Natural History, I crammed my uniform pockets with notes for an electric light art. ‘Flavin, we don’t pay you to be an artist,’ warned the custodian in charge. I agreed and quit him.”
-Dan Flavin, 1965

In the late spring of 1963, Dan Flavin …

Read more
Signature
Signed in black ink and numbered '1 of 5' (printed) on the accompanying Certificate of Authenticity (only 3 examples were fabricated), published by Edition Schellmann, Munich and New York.
Dan Flavin
American, 1933–1996
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Utilizing fluorescent light tubing available on the commercial market, Dan Flavin created light …

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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 …

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Dan Flavin

Untitled (to Mary Elizabeth), 1992

Daylight and warm white fluorescent light.
8 3/10 × 48 × 24 in
21 × 122 × 61 cm
Edition 1/5
Bidding closed
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