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What’s News: December 2017/January 2018 / Bright Idea

Dan Flavin’s untitled (to Lucie Rie, master potter) 1fff, 1990 | Image © Stephen Flavin/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York; Image Courtesy Rubin/Spangle Gallery; Photo by Dorothy Zeidman

Dan Flavin made fluorescent homages to artists from Henri Matisse to Piet Mondrian. British potter Lucie Rie and her protégé Hans Coper also inspired him, and this month the results (above) light up Vito Schnabel’s St. Moritz gallery, alongside Flavin’s collection of the ceramists’ own work.