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Dan Flavin

Untitled (Triptych), from Sequences, 1996-98

The complete set of three aquatints in colours, on handmade Twinrocker paper, the full sheets.
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all S. approx. 50 x 40 cm (19 5/8 x 15 3/4 in.)

all S. approx. 50 x 40 cm (19 5/8 x 15 3/4 in.)

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Each signed by the artist's son, Stephen Flavin, dated and numbered '1/10 A.P.' in pencil on the reverse (an artist's proof set aside from … Read more
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

all S. approx. 50 x 40 cm (19 5/8 x 15 3/4 in.)

all S. approx. 50 x 40 cm (19 5/8 x 15 3/4 in.)

Signature
Each signed by the artist's son, Stephen Flavin, dated and numbered '1/10 A.P.' in pencil on the reverse (an artist's proof set aside from … Read more
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 (Triptych), from Sequences, 1996-98

The complete set of three aquatints in colours, on handmade Twinrocker paper, the full sheets.
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