- Dan Flavin
- "monument" for V. Tatlin
- cool white fluorescent light
- Height: 8ft. 243.84 cm.
- Executed in 1969, this work is number two from an edition of five of which only four were fabricated, and is accompanied by a certificate signed by the artist.
Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles
Acquired by the present owner from the above in August 1984
Los Angeles, Museum on Contemporary Art, Inaugural Exhibit, 1986 (another example)
Los Angeles, Museum of Contemporary Art, Selections from the Permanent Collection, October 1988 - February 1989 (another example)
Los Angeles, Museum of Contemporary Art, Constructing a History, November 1989 - March 1990 (another example)
Santa Barbara, University Art Museum, University of Southern California, Pulse 2: Report on a Phenomenon, July - October 1990, p. 52, illustrated (edition 1/5)
Los Angeles, Museum of Contemporary Art, Eloquent Abstraction, July - October 1991 (another example)
New York, Mary Boone Gallery, Dan Flavin: Tatlin Monuments, March 1991 (another example)
Los Angeles, Museum of Contemporary Art, Interiors: Some Work from the Permanent Collection, April - June 1994 (another example)
Los Angeles, Museum of Contemporary Art, Images of an Era: Selections from the Permanent Collection, October 1995 - August 1996 (another example)
New York, Danese, Dan Flavin: 'monuments' for V. Tatlin, January - February 1997, p. 27, illustrated (another example)
Los Angeles, Museum of Contemporary Art, Timepieces: Selected Highlights from the Permanent Collection, 1945 - 1975, October - November 1998 (another example)
Exh. Cat., Los Angeles, Museum of Contemporary Art, Individuals: A Selected History of Contemporary Art, 1945 - 1986, 1986 , p. 185, illustrated in color (another example)
Frances De Vuono, "Review: Dan Flavin, Mary Boone Gallery," Art News, 90, no. 7, September 1991, p. 127, illustrated (installation photograph of another example at Mary Boone Gallery)
Michael Govan and Tiffany Bell, Dan Flavin: the Complete Lights, 1961 - 1996, New Haven and London, 2004, cat. no. 199, p. 279, illustrated (diagram)
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