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Sunday, January 02, 2005

Flavin Printed and Blogged

If you haven't seen it yet, make sure not to miss Greg Allen's excellent feature, "The Dark Side of Success," on the materiality of Dan Flavin's work in today's NY Times. Allen does a very nice job explaining the contradictory desires for permanence and temporality expressed by Flavin during his life and the decisions the estate is making today to preserve his legacy.

Allen follows up on his blog with excerpts from two additional interviews (curator and collector Emily Rauh Pulitzer and son Stephen Flavin who now controls the estate) that occurred after the article went to press.



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