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.
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|Birth:||1st April, 1933|
|Death:||29th November, 1996|
Dan Flavin was born in New York. He was an American minimalist artist famous for creating sculptural objects and installations from commercially available fluorescent light fixtures. He studied art history for a short time at the New School for Social Research, then moved on to Columbia University, where he studied painting and drawing. He outlined an entire gallery in ultraviolet light at documenta 4 in Kassel, Germany. Flavin's first one-person exhibition using only fluorescent light opened at the Green Gallery in 1964. Two years later, his first European show opened at Rudolf Zwirner's gallery in Cologne, Germany. His first solo exhibition in Latin America was held at Fundación Proa, Buenos Aires, in 1998, organized with the Dia Art Foundation.
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