Over the weekend I visited the Chelsea art galleries with a few friends. My favorite, well one of them, was the David Zwirner gallery which was presenting Dan Flavin: Series and Progressions.
Honestly, if you get the chance, do visit the show (it runs until December 23rd), because since he works with light it's one of those pieces that you really need to see in person to get the full effect. The work is as much about the sculpture as it is about how the light just transforms the entire room.

"One might not think of light as a matter of fact, but I do. And it is, as I said, as plain and open and direct an art as you will ever find. "
—Dan Flavin, 1987

Also at first glance his work really reminded me of all the neon lights in Times Square. Except a little less frenetic.

And if you want more Dan Flavin awesomeness check out his website.

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