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stedelijk museum amsterdam acquires iconic dan flavin installation


The Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam is delighted to announce the purchase of an iconic installation created in 1986 by Dan Flavin especially for the museum's historic building. Reinstalled in 2011 and presented as part of Temporary Stedelijk 2, the installation will be on view next as part of the reopening of the Stedelijk Museum on September 23, 2012. This major acquisition has been made possible by support from a private donor, Mondriaan Fonds and the Titus Circle of the Vereniging Rembrandt. 

A special digital publication produced by the Stedelijk Museum in conjunction with the acquisition can be viewed online.

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Dan Flavin, untitled (to Piet Mondrian through his preferred colors, red, yellow and blue) en untitled (to Piet Mondrian who lacked green) 2, 1986, © 2012 Stephen Flavin / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, courtesy of David Zwirner, New York, met dank aan een particuliere donateur, het Mondriaan Fonds en de Vereniging Rembrandt en haar Titus Fonds.