DAN FLAVIN

1933, New York - 1996

EPHEMERA AND POSTERS

 
An Exposition of Fluorescent Light [large poster / brochure] Penn State University 1968
Coolwhite, etc. from Dan Falvin Dwan Gallery  1968
corneredinstallations 1963 - 1970 [poster] Dwan Gallery  1970 
Dan Flavin Otis Art Institute Gallery, Los Angeles 1976
Dan Flavin: Colored Fluoresent Light Leo Castelli, New York 1976
Dan Flavin: Diagrams for Circular Fluorescent Light Leo Castelli, New York 1973
Dan Flavin: Fluorescent Light Galerie Bischofberger, Zurich 1969
Dan Flavin: Fluorescent Light Konrad Fischer, Dusseldorf 1969
   
Dan Flavin Retrospective [as titled when the traveling exhibition that originated in Ottawa "fluorescent light, etc. from Dan Flavin" came to the Jewish Museum - 36" x 4" announcement (when unfoled) that has the image of a fluorescent tube with text on one side and blank on the other] The Jewish Museum, New York 1970
Dan Flavin: to the citizens of the Republic of France on the 200th anniversary of their revolution [large folded invitation with image] Leo Castelli, New York  1989
Four "Monuments" for Tatlin 1964-1969 From Dan Flavin [mid-size poster] Leo Castelli, New York  1970
I Believe Him  [poster] Art for McGovern, Houston, Texas   1972
large installations by Dan Flavin Heiner Friedrich, New York 1977
new drawings, diagrams and prints from Dan Flavin (to Sabine) [square single fold announcement - yellow front, no text, red inside fold with text] Leo Castelli, New York 1989
Some Light [announcement and bio - Flavin's second solo exhibition, the first to include fluorescent and other lights] Kaymar Gallery, New York 1964 
some uneven cool white circular fluorescent light for the new, even walls Castelli Gallery, New York 1974
     
INDIVIDUAL CATALOGUES    
 
fluorescent light, etc. from Dan Flavin National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa / Vancouver Art Gallery / also traveled to The Jewish Museum, New York in 1970 1969
Dan Flavin Otis Art Institute of Los Angeles County 1976
Dan Flavin: A Retrospective  Dia Art Foundation / National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.  2004
Dan Flavin: drawings, diagrams, prints 1972-1975 / Dan Flavin: installations in fluorescent light 1972-1975 [exhibitions held in 1975 - 1976 - catalogue 1977] The Forth Worth Art Museum, Texas 1977*
Dan Flavin: The Architecture of Light Guggenheim Museum 1999
Dan Flavin: The 1964 Green Gallery Installation Zwirner & Wirth / Steidl, New York 2008
"monuments" for V. Tatlin from Dan Flavin, 1964-1982 The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles 1989
   
DOCUMENTS AND OTHER PUBLICATIONS    
     
John Weber Gallery Newsletter  John Weber Gallery  1975
     
BOOKS BY OR ABOUT FLAVIN     
   
Dan Flavin: The Complete Lights 1961-1996 [published in conjunction with the exhibition Dan Flavin: A Retrospective] Dia Art Foundation / Yale University Press 2004
"monuments" for V. Tatlin from Dan Flavin, 1964 -1982 The Museum of Contemporary Art, L.A. 1989
     
ARTICLES AND INTERVIEWS BY OR WITH FLAVIN     
     
"... on an American artist's education..." Artforum, March 1968
Some Remarks...Excerpts from a Spleenish Journal  in Theories and Documents of Contemporary Art: A Sourcebook of Artists' Writings  1996
     
SELECTED CATALOGUES INCLUDING FLAVIN    
     
A Different War: Vietnam in Art  [mentioned in Lippard's essays, not in the exhibition] Independent Curators Incorporated, New York [traveled] 1990
A Minimal Future? Art as Object 1958-1968  The Museum of Contemporary Art, L.A.  2004
Art in Space: Some Turning Points The Detroit Institute of Arts 1973
Beyond Geometry: Experiments in Form, 1940s-1970s  Los Angeles County Museum of Art 2004 
Blam! The Explosion of Pop, Minimalism and Performance 1958-1964  Whitney Museum of American Art  1984 
Blurring the Boundries: Installation Art 1969-1996 Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego 1996
Color Chart: Reinventing Color, 1950 to Today Museum of Modern Art, New York 2008 
Dia: Beacon [Collection Catalogue]  Dia Art Foundation  2003 
Dia Chelsea [periodic exhibition brochures in binder] - '97 - '98 Dia Chelsea, New York  1981- 
Diagrams & Drawings  Rijksmuseum Kroller-Muller, Otterlo  1972
Documenta 4 [curator: Arnold Bode]  Kassel, Germany  1968 
Documenta 6 [curator: Manfred Schneckenburger]  Kassel, Germany  1977 
Exhibition to Benefit the Student Mobilization Committee to End the Vietnam War [no catalogue, included as a point of information] Paula Cooper Gallery 1968
Focus on Light The New Jersey State Museum, Trenton 1967
Function of Drawing  Rijksmuseum Kroller-Muller, Otterlo  1975 
Guggenheim International Guggenheim Museum 1971 
Minimal Art [in German] Akademie der Kunste, Berlin 1969
Other Ideas The Detroit Institute of Arts 1969
Primary Structures: Younger American and British Sculptors The Jewish Museum, New York  1966 
Pulsa 2: Report on a Phenomenon [curator: Phyllis Plous] University Art Museum, Santa Barbara, California  1990
San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art: A Selections from the Permanent Collection  San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art 1990
Sculpture Since the Sixties: from the Permanent Collection of the Whitney Museum of American Art   Whitney Museum of American Art  at Equitqble Center 1989
Singular Forms (Sometimes Repeated): Art from 1951 to the Present  Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum  2004 
Spaces MoMA, NY 1970
10  Dwan Gallery 1966
Wall Works: Wall Installations in Editions 1992-93  Edition Schellmann, Koln and New York 1993
Whitney Museum Sculpture Annual 1970 [his work in this exhibition was dedicated to the students killed at Kent State and Jackson State] Whitney Museum of American Art 1970
Wide White Space 1966-1976 Behind the Museum  Palis des Beaux-Arts de Bruxelles 1995
Working Drawings and other Visible Things on Paper Not Necessarily Meant to be Viewed as Art Walther Konig, Koln 1966/ 1997
Works for New Spaces  Walker Art Center, Minneapolis  1971
     
SELECTED BOOKS INCLUDING FLAVIN    
Art After Modernism: Rethinking Representation  The New Museum of Contemporary Art  1984 
Art and Artifact: The Museum as Medium  Thames & Hudson 2001
Art & Technology: A Report on the Art & Technology Program of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1967-1971  Los Angeles County Museum of Art / The Viking Press 1971
Art in the Land: A Critical Anthology of Environmental Art E. P. Dutton 1983
Art Workers: Radical Practice in the Vietnam Era University of California Press 2009
Beyond Recognition: Representation, Power, and Culture University of California Press 1992
Conceptual Art  Phaidon 1998
Conceptual Art and the Politics of Publicity  MIT Press  2003 
5000 Artists Return to Artists Space: 25 Years  Artists Space / D.A.P. Press  1998
From Margin to Center: The Spaces of Installation  Art  MIT Press  1999
From the Center: feminist essays on women's art  Dutton  1976 
Get the Message? A Decade of Art for Social Change [Lucy Lippard] E.P. Dutton 1984
Great Western Salt Works: essays on the meaning of Post-Formalist art  George Braziller 1974
Idea Art: A Critical Anthology Dutton  1973 
Land Art Tate Publishing 2006
Minimal Art: A Critical Survey  E.P. Dutton & Co. 1968 
Minimalism: Art and Polemics in the Sixties Yale University Press  2001 
New Art in the 60s and 70s: Redefining Reality  Thames and Hudson  2001 
On the Museum's Ruins  MIT Press 1993
Out of the Box: The Reinvention of Art, 1965-1975  School of Visual Arts  2000 
Rewriting Conceptual Art Reaktion Books [Critical Views], London 1999
Robert Lehman Lectures on Contemporary Art #2 Dia Art Foundation 2004
SoHo: The Rise and Fall of an Artists' Colony  Routledge 2003
The Contingent Object of Contemporary Art  MIT Press  2003 
The New Avant-Garde: Issues for the Art of the Seventies Praeger 1972
Theories and Documents of Contemporary Art: A Sourcebook of Artists' Writings  University of California Press 1996 
Thinking About Exhibitions  Routledge 1996
     
PERIODICALS INCLUDING FLAVIN     
     
Art in America [Light Art]  May-June  1967
Art in America [The Emperor's New Bikini by Hilton Kramer] January-February 1969
Art in America [The View from the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago] May-June  1972
Art in America [Report from Italy: Count Panza Divests]  December 1984
Artforum ["Entropy and the New Momuments" by Robert Smithson]  June  1966 
Artforum [Jack Burnham: Systems Esthetics]  September  1968
Artforum [Flavin 'According to His Light']  April  1977 
Art International [A Museum of Language in the Vicinity of Art by Robert Smithson] March  1968
Art International [Minimal Art at the Hague]  May 15  1968
Arts Magazine  February  1970 
Frieze [Labours of Love - Flavin and Oppenheim] November - December 2001
Parkett # 22  Parkett  1989
Trans> arts.cultures.media # 2  Passim, Inc.  1996 
     
EXHIBITION REVIEWS     
     
Dan Flavin at Dwan Artforum, January  1969
Dan Flavin Retrospective in Ottawa [a multi-page review by Jack Burnham with numerous installation views] Artforum, December 1969
Dan Flavin at John Weber Arts Magazine, April 1973
Dan Flavin at Castelli Artforum, February 1973
Dan Flavin at Castelli Art in America, January  1980 
Dan Flavin at Serpentine Gallery, London Frieze, November-December 2001
     
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Dan Flavin at Dwan Artforum, November 1968
Dan Flavin at John Weber Artforum, February 1973