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Gallery Talk

Curatorial Talk: '"monument" on the survival of Mrs. Reppin,' 1966

"monument" on the survival of Mrs. Reppin, 1966
Dan Flavin
American, 1933-1996
Warm red and white fluorescent light
6-3/4 x 84-1/4 in. (17.1 x 214.0 cm)
Norton Simon Museum, Museum Purchase, Fellows Acquisition Fund
© 2013 Stephen Flavin/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York; courtesy of David Zwirner, New York

Curatorial Talk: '"monument" on the survival of Mrs. Reppin,' 1966

Date: Sunday, April 07, 2013
Time: 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Speaker: Tom Norris
Type: Gallery Talk

Join Curatorial Associate Tom Norris to discuss Dan Flavin’s "monument" on the survival of Mrs. Reppin in its debut installation at the Museum. Through Flavin’s placement of four commercially-available fluorescent lights in the gallery corner, "monument" evokes religious iconography and engages the room’s architecture.

Meets in Entrance Gallery | Free with admission. | Please note that space is limited to 25 participants. Sign up at the Information Desk no later than 15 minutes prior to the talk.