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Dan Flavin

Immersion in Light

Simon Watson | Posted 09.28.2015 | Arts
Simon Watson

A pioneer of minimalism who left an indelible mark in contemporary art history, Dan Flavin's work is just as profoundly alive today to a new generation who clearly feel the powerful pull of a visionary, digital consciousness.

Haines & Hinterding Tune in to the World's Energies at Museum of Contemporary Art Australia

MutualArt | Posted 07.08.2016 | Arts
MutualArt

Haines and Hinterding's most spectacular installations heighten awareness of the invisible spectrum of forces that permeate the atmosphere, demonstrating that all things, however inert they may appear, vibrate with energy.

Transcending the Traditional Art Fair: Unlimited at Art Basel

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 06.24.2016 | Arts
ARTPHAIRE

It seems to be an unofficial rule of the modern art fair that sooner or later they are obliged to transcend their creative and physical boundaries and expand beyond their original brief and location.

Dan Flavin's "Monument" / Can Minimalism Protest a War?

Matthew Israel | Posted 01.11.2015 | Arts
Matthew Israel

With "antiwar art," one envisions documentary photographs of wartime destruction and atrocities; "direct evidence" of the casualties of war. Yet this is increasingly far from the case today.

Minimalist Voices of the Past and Present

MutualArt | Posted 12.13.2014 | Arts
MutualArt

A new exhibition that opened last Saturday at the University of Michigan Museum of Art revisits the Minimalist movement, viewed from a fresh perspective.

What-Is-Art Questions These Days Get Answered by Courtroom Judges

Daniel Grant | Posted 12.17.2013 | Arts
Daniel Grant

A lot of art world questions that might normally be the purview of art critics, curators, dealers, historians and artists themselves increasingly are being decided these days in courtrooms by judges.

Christine Sciulli and the Geometry of Light

Gabrielle Selz | Posted 11.11.2013 | Arts
Gabrielle Selz

All the visual arts use light in some form, but in artist Christine Sciulli's new piece, Languid, on view at the Governor's Island Art Fair, light is the graphic kinetic tool with which she activates and shapes space.

Marfa '12, A Trip to the Moon: A Weekend of Aliens and Astronauts

Alexander Adler | Posted 08.06.2012 | Arts
Alexander Adler

Over Memorial Day weekend, a select few eschewed beaches and mountains traversing through a barren wasteland to a Mecca in West Texas known as Ballroo...

Making Sense Of FIAC

Anna Tunick | Posted 01.08.2012 | Arts
Anna Tunick

This year the FIAC contemporary art fair unfolded under the brilliant glass canopy of the Grand Palais accompanied by a series of installations throughout Paris. Several themes caught my eye:

In Focus: Light Bright

The Huffington Post | Jenny Kang | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Clockwise From Left: Katy Perry at the Met Gala (Getty Images), Chanel Couture Fall 2011 (Getty Images), Kanye West Performing, The Hotel de Glace, M....

Europe Decides that Viola and Flavin Works Are Lights, Not Art: The Protest That Followed

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

From ARTINFO LONDON-- Aftershocks are rippling through the continental gallery world after a decision last month by the European Commission to class...

PLAN ForYourArt: November 18-24

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Each week, ForYourArt highlights select cultural offerings throughout the week ahead to help you PLAN ForYourArt.

RULE Gallery Champions Young Artists in 4.0

Leanne Goebel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Leanne Goebel

It's no secret to those in the know in Denver that Clark Richert is an influential artist. From his early days in the experimental avant garde project...

Artlog's Top Art & Culture Picks

Artlog | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Artlog

The September gallery-opening season is hitting big time, and our list of must-see openings runs from desk-to-ceiling.

UNCOLLECTIBLE ART: Top Ten Challenging Contemporary Works

artinfo.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

In the second part of a two-part series, ARTINFO takes a brief look at five artists whose work presents particularly complicated logistical challenges...