Dan Flavin  1933 – 1996


born April 1 in Queens, New York, NY, USA

1953 – 1957

United States Air Force

1956 – 1959

takes lessons at Hans Hofmann’s Eighth Street School for drawing and painting, New School for Social Research and at Columbia University, New York, NY, USA

1959 – 1960

works as a guard at Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, USA


D. N. Flavin: Construction and Watercolor, Judson Gallery, New York, NY, USA


Dan Flavin, Green Gallery, New York, NY, USA


Dan Flavin, Galerie Rudolf Zwirner, Köln, Germany
Kunst Licht Kunst, Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, The Netherlands


Dan Flavin: Alternating Pink and Gold, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL, USA


Dan Flavin, Galerie Heiner Friedrich, München, Germany
Cool White, etc. from Dan Flavin, Dwan Gallery, NY, USA


Fluorescent Light, etc. from Dan Flavin, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada (traveled to Vancouver, Canada; New York, NY, USA)


Fluorescent Light with Diagrams from Dan Flavin, John Weber Gallery, New York, NY, USA


Dan Flavin, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY, USA


Corners, Barriers and Corridors in Fluorescent Light from Dan Flavin, St. Louis Art Museum, MO, USA
Dan Flavin: Three Installtions in Fluorescent Light/Drei Installationen in fluoreszierendem Licht, Kunsthalle Köln, Germany


Dan Flavin, Installations in Fluorescent Light 1972-1975, Fort Worth Art Museum, TX, USA (traveled to Chicago, Il, USA; Berkeley, CA, USA)
Fünf Installationen in fluoreszierendem Licht von Dan Flavin, Kunsthalle Basel, Switzerland (Publication)
Zeichnungen, Diagramme, Druckgraphik 1972 bis 1975 und zwei Installtionen in fuoreszierendem Licht von Dan Flavin, Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland


Dan Flavin, Installations in Fluorescent Light, Scottish Arts Council and Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, Scottland


... Drawn Along the Shores, 1959-1976, Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY, USA (traveled to Yonkers, NY, USA; Austin, TX, USA)


permanent Installation at the Dan Flavin Art Institute, Bridgehampton, NY, USA


Monuments' for V. Tatlin fom Dan Falvin, 1964-1983, MoCA Temporary Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA, USA (traveled to Washington, DC, USA; Bordeaux, France; Otterlo, The Netherlands)

seit 1986

Dan Flavin: lichtinstallaties/Light Installtions, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands


Dan Flavin: Untitled (to the Citizens of the Swiss Cantons) 1987, Annemarie Verna Galerie, Zürich, Switzerland


Neue Anwendungen fluoreszierenden Lichts mit Diagrammen, Zeichnungen und Drucken von Dan Flavin / New Uses of Fluorescent Light with Diagrams, Drawings and Prints from Dan Flavin, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Germany


Dan Flavin: Untitled (for Otto Freundlich) 1990 Themes and Variations, Annemarie Verna Galerie, Zürich, Switzerland


Dan Flavin: Lichträume, Städtische Galerie im Städel, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Dan Flavin, Untitled (to the Vernas on opening a new...) 1993, Annemarie Verna Galerie, Zürich, Switzerland


Dan Flavin, Guggenheim Museum, SoHo, New York, NY, USA


died November 29 in Riverhead, New York, NY, USA


Dan Flavin: Untitled 1969, Annemarie Verna Galerie, Zürich, Switzerland


Dan Flavin: A Retrospecive, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, USA; Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, TX, USA; Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL, USA


Dan Flavin, Eine Retrospektive, Pinakothek der Moderne, München, Germany


Dan Flavin, Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts, St. Louis, MI, USA


Dan Flavin. Drawings, Morgan Library New York, NY, USA
Dan Flavin, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Vienna, Austria
Kunstmuseum St. Gallen, St. Gallen, Switzerland


Dan Flavin. It is what it is and it ain’t nothing else, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, Great Britain

Solo exhibitions in the gallery with Dan Flavin

1987, 1990, 1993, 1999, 2007

Solo exhibitions in this website

Dan Flavin, Works 1969 - 1990, January 30 to March 17, 2007
Dan Flavin, Untitled, 1969, November 27, 1999 to February 5, 2000

Groupe exhibitions in this website

Dan Flavin (1933–1996) and Will Insley (1929–2011), March 6 to May 24, 2024
Artists of the Gallery, January 18 to February 24, 2023
Richard Tuttle – Dan Flavin – Jerry Zeniuk, September 15 to December 2, 2022
Grids and Structures, September 18 to October 26, 2019
ART 47 Basel, June 16 to June 19, 2016
ART 45 Basel, June 19 to June 22, 2014
Celebrating 20 Years of Neptunstrasse 42 | Part II, September 25 to October 19, 2013
Celebrating 20 Years of Neptunstrasse 42 | Part I, June 17 to August 29, 2013
ART 44 Basel, June 12 to June 16, 2013
Art 37 Basel, June 14 to June 18, 2006
Salon automne, September 7 to October 15, 2005
Art 36 Basel, June 15 to June 20, 2005
Art 34 Basel, June 18 to June 23, 2003
network, September 10 to September 28, 2002
Art 33 Basel, June 12 to June 17, 2002
Anniversary exhibition, July 1 to August 31, 1999

Available Publications of Dan Flavin

Dan Flavin, untitled (for Otto Freundlich) 1990, themes and variations, Publisher: Annemarie Verna Gallery, Zurich