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Dan Flavin
Born (1933-04-01)April 1, 1933
Jamaica, New York
Died November 29, 1996(1996-11-29) (aged 63)
Riverhead, New York
Nationality American
Education Columbia University
Known for Installation art, Sculpture

One might not think of light as a matter of fact, but I do. And it is, as I said, as plain and open and direct an art as you will ever find.
Dan Flavin
A piece of wall can be visually disintegrated from the whole into a separate triangle by plunging a diagonal of light from edge to edge on the wall; that is, side to floor, for instance.
Dan Flavin
Realizing this, I knew that the actual space of a room could be broken down and played with by planting illusions of real light (electric light) at crucial junctures in the room's composition.
Dan Flavin
My icons do not raise up the blessed savior in elaborate cathedrals. They are constructed concentrations celebrating barren rooms. They bring a limited light.
Dan Flavin
It is what it is, and it ain't nothin' else… Everything is clearly, openly, plainly delivered.
Dan Flavin