Even after countless references in design school, there’s nothing quite like seeing Dan Flavin’s work in the flesh. So when a friend mentioned that a kick-ass Dan Flavin exhibit at the David Zwirner was even more “kick-ass than usual”, we had to head down there to see if that was even possible.
Corners, barriers and corridors was incredibly beautiful. Shades of fluorescent hues wrap the white walls and bleed into each other creating a spectrum of possibilities of light and color. The installations were thoughtfully placed to create “situations” to evoke emotion and interaction from the viewer, and close enough for them to play off of each other.