Dan Flavin (1933-1996)

untitled (in honor of Harold Joachim) 2

Dan Flavin (1933-1996)
untitled (in honor of Harold Joachim) 2
pink, yellow, blue and green fluorescent light
49 x 49 x 7 in. (124.4 x 124.4 x 17.7 cm.)
Executed in 1977. This work is number two from an edition of five in which only three were fabricated and is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed by the artist.
Heiner Friedrich, Inc., New York
John Weber Gallery, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner, October 3, 1978
A. Hindry, "Dan Flavin: Le Pur Vase d'aucun breuvage..." Artstudio, no. 6, Fall 1987, p. 11 (illustrated, incorrectly installed).
M. Govan and T. Bell, Dan Flavin The Complete Lights 1961-1996, New York, 2004, no. 409, p. 340 (illustrated).
New York, Leo Castelli Gallery, Summer Group Show, June-September 1979 (another example exhibited).
Los Angeles, Margo Leavin Gallery, Dan Flavin: Spanning Corners, June-July 1984 (another example exhibited).
New York, Hirschl and Adler Galleries, Skowhegan Celebration Exhibition, May 1984 (another example exhibited).
New York, Leo Castelli Gallery; New York, Brook Alexander Gallery, Dan Flavin, Donald Judd: Sculpture and Works on Paper, March-May 2001 (another example exhibited).

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Harold Joachim (1909-1983) was the curator of prints and drawings at the Art Institute of Chicago from 1958-1983.

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