Lot 17
  • 17

Dan Flavin

Estimate
700,000 - 900,000 USD
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Description

  • Dan Flavin
  • Untitled
  • ultraviolet fluorescent light

  • Height: 48 inches 121.8 cm.

Provenance

Galerie Ricke, Cologne
Acquired by the present owner from the above in October 1968

Exhibited

Munich, Galerie Heiner Friedrich, Dan Flavin, May - June 1968 (edition no. unknown)
Krefeld, Kaiser Wilhelm Museum, Sammlung Helga und Walther Lauffs - Amerikanische und europ√§ische Kunst der sechziger und siebziger Jahre, November 1983 - April 1984, cat. no. 103, p. 164, illustrated in color
Krefeld, Kaiser Wilhelm Museum, Schwerpunkt Skulptur, June - October 1992

Literature

Kaiser Wilhelm Museum Krefeld, Schwerpunkt Skulptur: Hundertvierzig Werke von achtzig K√ľnstlern, 1950-1990, Bonn, 1992, cat. no. 49, p. 54, illustrated in color
Michael Govan and Tiffany Bell, Dan Flavin: The Complete Lights, 1961 - 1996, New Haven and London, 2004, cat. no. 89, p. 245, illustrated in color

Condition

This work is in excellent condition overall. The fixtures are wired for European electric current and an adapter is required for US current. The light fixtures are original and have some light airborne dirt and light handling marks which are not evident when the work is on. There is a 2ft extra bulb that accompanies this work.
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