Flavin, Dan

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Flavin, Dan Gender: M
born on 1 April 1933 at 07:00 (= 07:00 AM )
Place New York NY, USA, 40n42, 74w00
Timezone EST h5w (is standard time)
Data source
Rodden Rating DD
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 11°19' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 22°09 Asc.s_taucol.18.gif 11°24'


American artist; sculptor who studied art history but was self educated as an artist. His style is central to Minimalist with a geometric preoccupation with tubes and circles. His earliest work on view from 1963 was an untitled piece consisting of a single eight foot high green tube. His works are shown prestigiously.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1963 (One of his early pieces exhibited)

Source Notes

Different info given in the biography cited by Sy Scholfield: "Dan Flavin: A Retrospective" (Yale UP, 2004), p. 189: "[I was born at] Mary Immaculate Hospital, Jamaica, New York, at about seven in the morning on a wet Saturday, April Fool's Day,

1933 ... ["24 minutes before" his twin brother]." Previously this record gave 19:00 as the birth time with the following source notes: LMR quotes an art dealer known to Flavin for 7 PM..


  • Traits : Body : Weight (Heavy build)
  • Vocation : Art : Fine art artist (Minimalist, geometric)
  • Notable : Book Collection : Occult/ Misc. Collection