Dan Flavin

icon VIII (the dead nigger’s icon) (to Blind Lemon Jefferson) , 1962–63

Artwork Details

Artist
Dan Flavin
Title
icon VIII (the dead nigger’s icon) (to Blind Lemon Jefferson)
Year
1962–63
Medium
Oil on Masonite, porcelain receptacles, pull chains, red incandescent bulbs, and socket disc flashers
Dimensions
25 1/8 x 25 1/8 x 10 3/8 in. (63.8 x 63.8 x 26.5 cm)
Credit line
Private collection
Reference number
LR.2015.001
Classification
sculpture

Artist

Dan Flavin

Dan Flavin was born in New York City in 1933. He died in Riverhead, New York, in 1996.

 

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