Dan Flavin, installation view, by Dean Hochman is licensed under CC BY 2.0

Dan Flavin at the Kunstmuseum in Basel

The Retrospective of Dan Flavin, one of the fathers of the Minimalism, is on display in Basel!

Kunstmuseum in Basel unveiled its latest exhibition, "Dedications in Lights," dedicated to the iconic American artist Dan Flavin (1933-1996), on view until next  August 18th. This comprehensive retrospective offers an in-depth exploration of Flavin's pioneering contributions to minimal art, showcasing 58 of his seminal works. Central to the exhibition are Flavin's pieces dedicated to fellow artists such as Jasper Johns, Sol LeWitt, and Donald Judd, as well as works inspired by specific events.
Flavin's artistic practice focused primarily on creating sculptural installations using commercially available fluorescent light fixtures. His works often involved arranging these fixtures into specific configurations, creating immersive environments of colored light that interacted with the surrounding space.
Flavin's use of industrial materials and fluorescent light challenged traditional notions of art and expanded the boundaries of sculpture into the realm of light and space. His work explored the relationships between light, color, and space, inviting viewers to experience these elements in a new and dynamic way.
 
Don't miss the opportunity to dive into the lights and the colours!

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