Lot 140
  • 140

Dan Flavin

100,000 - 150,000 GBP
81,250 GBP
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  • Dan Flavin
  • Untitled (To Lucie Rie, Master Potter) 1o
  • blue, yellow, red and green fluorescent light
  • 184 by 38.5 by 60.5 cm. 72 1/2 by 15 1/8 by 23 3/4 in.
  • Executed in 1990, this work is number 1 from an edition of 5 of which 3 were fabricated.


Private Collection (acquired from the artist)
Acquired from the above by the present owner


London, Waddington Galleries, Unititled (to Lucie Rie, Master Potter), Themes and Variations, February - March 1990, p. 17, no. 7, illustrated in colour (edition no. unknown)
London, Waddington Galleries, Sculpture, April - May 1992, no. 39, illustrated in colour (edition no. unknown)
New York, John Good Gallery, Dan Flavin, October - November 1994 (edition no. unknown)


Catherine Flohic and Jean-Luc Chalumeau, Sculpture of the 80's, Paris 1990, p. 90, illustrated in colour
Michael Govan and Tiffany Bell, Dan Flavin: The Complete Lights 1961-1996, New York 2004, p. 374, no. 535, illustrated in colour

Catalogue Note

"Just as you cannot really delineate the material boundaries of a Flavin installation, you cannot pinpoint the precise moment of its making. The lights shine in a continuous present."
Tiffany Bell
Exh. Cat., New York, Dia Art Foundation, Dan Flavin: A Retrospective, 2004, p. 127