The Diagonal of May 25, 1963 by Dan Flavin

The Diagonal of May 25, 1963 by Dan Flavin

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 [...]

Die by Tony Smith

Die by Tony Smith

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).