Who's the artist? Dan Flavin What am I looking at? A bluish fluorescent light When was it made? 🤔🤷 Where is it right, right now? The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Ok... Why is that so important? Dan Flavin’s first show was made entirely of fluorescent lights just like this. It was important because he specifically [...]
Tony Smith’s Die is the quintessential example of the minimalist art movement characterized by its simplistic form, aggressive title, and enormous size. Die, of course being the singular of “dice”, simultaneously makes reference to both the way in which it was made (die casting) and the act of dying (ooh, edgy; ahhh, universally experienced).