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Dan Flavin “The Essence of Art”

Beginning in 1963, Flavin adopted commercially available fluorescent light as the primary medium for his art. Notably, he preferred standardized, utilitarian fluorescent light to custom-designed, showy neon. He confined himself to a limited palette (red, blue, green, pink, yellow, ultraviolet, … Continue reading

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Dan Flavin “Light as a Matter of Fact”

One might not think of light as a matter of fact, but I do. And it is, as I said, as plain and open and direct an art as you will ever find. Dan Flavin Quoted in The Strange Case … Continue reading

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