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Dan Flavin (1933-1996)
Dan Flavin (1933-1996)

alternate diagonals of March 2, 1964 (to Don Judd)

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Dan Flavin (1933-1996)
alternate diagonals of March 2, 1964 (to Don Judd)
red and gold fluorescent light
length: 12 ft. (365.8 cm.)
Executed in 1964. This work is number two from an edition of three and is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed by the artist.
This work will be included in the forthcoming book Dan Flavin: The Complete Lights, 1961-1996.
Provenance
Dwan Gallery, New York
Galleria Toselli, Milan
Private Collection, Bari
Anon. sale, Sotheby's New York, 14 November, 2000, lot 52
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner
Literature
U. Kulterman, New Formen der Plastik, Tübingen 1967, p.198 (daylight and fluorescent light version illustrated in color) and p.325.
Westkunst, Cologne 1981, p.276 (daylight and fluorescent light version illustrated in color).
J. Meyer, Minimalism, London 2000, pp.90-91 (daylight and cool white fluorescent version illustrated in color).
Exhibited
New York, Kaymar Gallery, Some Light, March 1964.
New York, Green Gallery, fluorescent light, November-December 1964 (cool white and daylight fluorescent light verison exhibited).
New York, John Daniels Gallery, 1964-1965 (cool white fluorescent light version exhibited).
Ottawa, National Gallery of Canada; Vancouver Art Gallery; and New York, Jewish Museum, fluorescent light etc., From Dan Flavin, September 1969-March 1970, cat.no.7, fig.7, (illustrated in color).
Zurich, Halle Für Internationale Neue Kunst, Hauptewerke der Minimal Art, August-September 1980, p.44, no.6. (daylight fluorescent light version exhibited).
Berlin, Messehallen, Die nützlichen Künst, 1981. (daylight fluorescent light version exhibited).
Krefeld, Museum Haus Lange, 30 Jahre durch die Kunst, September-December 1985, p.40, pl.2 (daylight fluorescent light version exhibited and illustrated).
Berlin, Galerie Onnasch, March-April 1985. (daylight fluorescent light version exhibited and illustrated).
Abteiger, Städtische Museum, Dan Flavin, September-October 1990 (daylight fluorescent light illustrated in color).
New York, Zwirner & Wirth, Dan Flavin: Works from the 1960s, September-November 2000 (daylight fluorescent light version illustration in color on the announcement card).

Lot Essay

Installation of alternate diagonals of March 2, 1964 (to Don Judd), at the Green Gallery, New York, 1964-1965.
(C) 2004 Estate of Dan Flavin Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

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