FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Dan Flavin: A Retrospective
Opens May 13, 2007
Dan Flavin, the diagonal of May 25, 1963 (to Constantin Brancusi), 1963, edition: 3/3, yellow fluorescent light, 8 ft. long on the diagonal.
Dia Art Foundation, photo: Billy Jim, courtesy Dia Art Foundation, © Stephen Flavin/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.
With his simple yet stunning fluorescent light works, Dan Flavin became one of the most innovative artists of the late-twentieth century. This spring, LACMA Director and exhibition co-curator Michael Govan brings the artist’s mesmerizing installations to LACMA in Dan Flavin: A Retrospectivethe final destination of the exhibition’s acclaimed worldwide tour.
Co-curated by Tiffany Bell. Dan Flavin: A Retrospective is organized by Dia Art Foundation in association with the National Gallery of Art, Washington. The exhibition and accompanying publications are made possible in part by The Henry Luce Foundation, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Lannan Foundation, the Terra Foundation for American Art, and the National Endowment for the Arts. The Los Angeles presentation is sponsored by Lexus.
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