short biography

Dan Flavin (b. 1933, Jamaica/Queens, New York City; d. 1996, Riverhead, New York) was a leading figure in the minimalist movement alongside Donald Judd, Robert Morris and Sol LeWitt. He began using fluorescent tubes in his works in 1963. Dan Flavin studied at the Hans Hofmann School of Fine Arts, New School for Social Research, and Columbia University.

Conceptual art, Minimal-Art, objects, installations, light installations, environments

http://www.tate.org.uk/art/artists/dan-flavin-1101

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collection/s

ACE GALLERY Los Angeles ARCO Foundation Collection CCS Bard Hessel Museum Castello di Rivoli, Turin ° Collection Lambert, Avignon ° Crystal Bridges, Bentonville Daros Zürich Denver Art Museum ° Dia:Beacon ° Espace de l´Art Concret, Mouans-Sartoux Fondation Cartier, Paris Fondazione Prada, Milan Frac Nord - Pas de Calais, Dunkirk Hallen für neue Kunst, Schaffhausen Hamburger Bahnhof - Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin ° Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington ° Kaiser Wilhelm Museum, Krefeld Kunstforum Ostdeutsche Galerie, Regensburg Kunstmuseum Basel / Museum für Gegenwartskunst ° Kunstpalais Erlangen ° Kunstsammlungen der Ruhr-Universität - CAMPUSMUSEUM / SITUATION KUNST Lenbachhaus, München ° Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk ° MAC - Musée d´Art Contemporain, Lyon MCA Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago ° MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge / MA ° MMK Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt MOCA The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles ° MUMOK Wien Margulies Collection, Miami Menil Collection, Houston Modern, Fort Worth MuHKA - Museum of Contemporary Art Antwerp Museo MADRE, Naples Museu Berardo, Lisbon ° Museum Brandhorst, München Museum Folkwang, Essen ° National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa Neues Museum Weimar Panza Collection Portland Art Museum Punta della Dogana - Francois Pinault Foundation, Venice RUBELL FAMILY COLLECTION Miami ° Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, Brussels SCHAUWERK Sindelfingen ° SMAK Ghent ° Sammlung Deutsche Bank, Frankfurt Sammlung FER Collection, Ulm Staatliche Graphische Sammlung München Staatliche Museen zu Berlin Tate Collection Weserburg Bremen kunsthalle weishaupt, Ulm
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  • 13. Oct 25. Nov
    konkret zehn Kunsthalle Nürnberg °
  • 02. Sep 28. Oct
    Dan Flavin Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach °