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"monument" for V. Tatlin, (1967)

Dan Flavin, American, b. New York City, 1933–1996

Fluorescent lights, 96 1/8 x 19 3/4 x 5 in. (244.2 x 50.2 x 12.7 cm)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, The Joseph H. Hirshhorn Bequest Fund, 1995

Accession Number: 95.18

Provenance:
Donald Young Gallery, Chicago
Asher Edelman, Switzerland
Vivian Horan Gallery, New York, to 18 September 1995
Joseph H. Hirshhorn Bequest Fund, 1995

Exhibition History:
LOS ANGELES MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART, TEMPORARY CONTEMPORARY. "Monuments for V. Tatlin from Dan Flavin, 1964-1982," 21 April-17 June 1984, no. 45, drawing no. 36. Tour: CORCORAN GALLERY OF ART, Washington, DC. 29 September-25 November 1984; MUSEE D'ART CONTEMPORAIN DE BORDEAUX, France, 1 March-28 April 1985; RIJKSMUEUM KROLLER-MULLER, Otterlo, The Netherlands, 23 November 1985-12 January 1986.
MARY BOONE GALLERY, New York. "Monuments for V. Tatlin from Dan Flavin," 2-30 March, 1991.
MUSEE D'ART CONTEMPORAIN, Lausanne, Switzerland. "Selection," 10 June-13 October 1991, pp. 60-61, ill.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "The Hirshhorn Collects: Recent Acquisitions 1992-1996," 4 June-7 September 1997, no. 47, ill. p. 36.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Refract, Reflect, Project: Light Works from the Collection," 15 February-8 April 2007, no cat.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Dan Flavin," 13 February 2015-3 January 2016, no cat.

Published References:
ELLEGOOD, ANNE and JOANNA BURTON. The Uncertainty of Objects and Ideas: Recent Sculpture (Washington, DC: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, 2006), ill. p. 61.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, American Post-Minimal Sculpture