The Morgan Library & Museum Announce Dan Flavin Drawing Exhibition

The The Morgan Library & Museum present Dan Flavin: Drawing an exhibition on view February 17 through July 1, 2012.

The Morgan Library & Museum

Best known for his fluorescent light installations, Dan Flavin was also an avid draftsman. This first retrospective of his drawings will include over one hundred sheets representing every phase of his career: early abstract expressionist watercolors of the 1950s, studies for light installations, portraits and landscape sketches, and pastels of sailboats from the 1980s. In addition, the exhibition will feature nearly fifty works from Flavin’s personal collection of drawings, including nineteenth-century American landscapes by Hudson River School artists, Japanese drawings, and twentieth-century works by artists such as Piet Mondrian, Donald Judd, and Sol LeWitt.

Dan Flavin: Drawing is organized by Isabelle Dervaux, the Acquavella Curator of Modern and Contemporary Drawings at The Morgan Library & Museum.

The mission of The Morgan Library & Museum is to preserve, build, study, present, and interpret a collection of extraordinary quality, in order to stimulate enjoyment, excite the imagination, advance learning, and nurture creativity. – www.themorgan.org

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