Drawing American Light: Dan Flavin and the Hudson River School

April 22–October 17, 2010, The Dan Flavin Art Institute



Overview

This presentation will include Dan Flavin’s drawings of the Hudson River and the Long Island shoreline from the 1960s and 1970s and a group of late nineteenth century drawings by the Hudson River School, selected by Dan Flavin for Dia’s Collection.

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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Books

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Photo: Ethan Harrison

Dan Flavin: A Retrospective

Tiffany Bell and Michael Govan

This landmark book features the artist’s most significant light works, plus reproductions of Flavin's drawings.

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Dan Flavin: A Retrospective Poster

Full-color offset poster Created for the 2004 exhibition Dan Flavin: A Retrospective, organized by Dia Art Foundation, New York, in association with the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

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FLA_for web_Photo Don Stahl

Photo: Don Stahl

Dan Flavin: The Complete Lights, 1961–1996

Tiffany Bell and Michael Govan

A complete study of the stunning light works by Dan Flavin.

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