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Dan Flavin
Dan Flavin: A Retrospective Poster /// Contemporary Abstract Light Sculpture Art

2004

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Artist: (after) Dan Flavin (American, 1933-1996) Title: "Dan Flavin: A Retrospective" Year: 2004 Medium: Original Offset-Lithograph, Exhibition Poster on heavy smooth wove paper Limited edition: Unknown Printer: Unknown, New York? NY Publisher: Dia Art Foundation, New York, NY Sheet size: 36" x 24" Condition: Never framed, has been professionally stored away for decades. Some minor edge wear. In excellent condition Rare Notes: Poster produced for a special posthumous exhibition of Flavin's work "Dan Flavin: A Retrospective" at Dia Beacon, New York, NY, in association with the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C., from October 3, 2004 - August 12, 2007. The exhibition included some 45 objects and installations, most of which use the medium of fluorescent light, as well as a significant group of drawings, sketches, and collage-constructions. The sculptural work featured on this poster is Flavin's 1977 light sculpture "Untitled (In Honor of Harold Joachim) 3" which was created with pink, yellow, blue, and green fluorescent lights measuring 8 feet square. Various exhibition information printed at lower center. GIA Gallery Poster Disclaimer: Not to be confused with thousands of contemporary inkjet/giclée/digital reproductions ignorantly or deliberately passed off as originals on the market today. The examples we offer here are the original period vintage (exhibition) posters, created and designed by, or under the supervision and authorization of the artist or their respective estate (posthumously), for various exhibitions and events in which they participated. If applicable, this poster is also fully documented within its respective artists' official catalogue raisonné of authentic graphic works, prints, and or posters. Biography: Dan Flavin, (born April 1, 1933, Jamaica, Queens, New York, U.S.—died November 29, 1996, Riverhead, New York), American artist whose installations featuring fluorescent lighting tubes in geometric arrays emit a rich ambient monochrome or multicoloured light that subtly reshapes the interior spaces in which they are displayed, creating intense visual sensations for the viewer. He was one of the leading exponents of Minimalist art and importantly influenced the direction of international contemporary art.
  • Creator:
    Dan Flavin (1933-1996, American)
  • Creation Year:
    2004
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 36 in (91.44 cm)Width: 24 in (60.96 cm)
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  • Gallery Location:
    Saint Augustine, FL
  • Reference Number:
    1stDibs: LU12125109861
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