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Michael Straus on Dan Flavin

Judd’s own diagonals –
cut/lines deep into wood, woodcut prints to become,
slanting obliquely into the wood’s own space, dividing it –
a foil for the open silences of Flavin’s alternate,
his counterpoint homage,
endless light waves that roll on past space
fluorescent flows flicked on with a switch
the lack of artifice in bulbs and fixtures plucked from Canal Street
stuck together on the wall, plugged in, illuminated

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