"Monument" for V. Tatlin, 1969
Tubes fluorescents blanc froid | Cool white fluorescent light
244 x 82 x 7 cm
Collection de la Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris
© ADAGP, Paris 2019
© Fondation Louis Vuitton / Marc Domage
Dan Flavin used the four sizes of fluorescent tubes commercially available to construct lighting compositions.
Between 1964 and 1973 he developed a series of variations of “Monuments for Tatlin”, in homage to the Russian Constructivist Vladimir Tatlin who also combined art and industry.