Dan Flavin | the artist




The artist Dan Flavin
Born Apr 1 1933, New York, USA.
Died Nov 29 1996 Riverhead, N.Y.

Style and technique of the artist: Minimal Art, Drawing, Sculpture Objects, Printmakers, Site specific art, Documenta Kassel,

My icons do not raise up the blessed savior in elaborate cathedrals. They are constructed concentrations celebrating barren rooms. They bring a limited light.


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Established in 1983 as a permanent installation of Flavinís work, this renovated firehouse holds a permanent installation of nine works in fluorescent light created by the artist between 1963 and 1981, and a gallery for changing exhibitions…
Untitled’ (For you, Leo (Castelli), in long respect and admiration)
Biography and works
Works in the MOMA collection
Dan Flavin’s career-long exploration of an art of light, situated outside the traditional mediums of painting and sculpture, established him as a progenitor and chief exponent of minimalism…


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