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  • proper n. A surname of southern Irish descent, from the Gaelic Ó Flaithimhín.

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Examples

  • I can't even get through creative light-drawing on the Flavin site via Eszter; heck, even saying "Flavin" in that Jerry Lewis manner is painful...

    Pen-Elayne on the Web

  • The central hall immediately stole my breath and the installations of Flavin, Beuys, Rauschenberg, and more, were a feast for the senses.

    Rebecca Taylor: Los Angeles and Berlin: Sister Cities

  • But Flavin is more entrepreneurial than most underemployed literary types, and has started a business that he thinks has potential; hiring himself out to edit memorial poems that grieving family members write in memory of loved ones who've passed away, then publish in local newspapers.

    Poet's Offer to Help Grieving Goes Unheeded

  • “That comes with the territory,” Flavin says with a sigh.

    Poet's Offer to Help Grieving Goes Unheeded

  • It's a short walk from Park Street Station to the mail room at Suffolk University, where Flavin picks up his mail before entering his classroom.

    Poet's Offer to Help Grieving Goes Unheeded

  • Mixed with some of Mr. Venet's own oil paintings is a spectacular selection of works by Marcel Duchamp, Arman, César, Robert Indiana, François Morellet, Robert Motherwell, Kenneth Noland, Carl André, Dan Flavin…and the list goes on.

    Venet: A French Artist and His Domain

  • Serge Demailly View from the mezzanine of the artist's living room in Le Moulin, showing works by Dan Flavin, Francois Morellet and Robert Morris, and furniture by Bernar Venet.

    Venet: A French Artist and His Domain

  • The neon outlines were inspired by Dan Flavin sculptures, and Stark brought the huge space "down to size" by using a generous amount of dramatic black curtaining.

    David Stark Makes HuffPost's 2010 Game Changers Event Look Super Snazzy (PHOTOS)

  • "Néon, Who's Afraid of Red, Yellow and Blue?" offers the first comprehensive survey of the history of neon in art from 1940 to the present, with more than 100 works by the likes of Lucio Fontana, François Morellet, Joseph Kosuth, Bruce Nauman, Jeppe Hein, Alfredo Jaar and Dan Flavin whose 1968 "Untitled" is pictured at left.

    What's On Around Europe

  • "Our fi ndings strongly suggest that unions increase the life satisfaction of citizens, and that this effect holds for non-union members as well," wrote Notre Dame University political science professor Benjamin Radcliff, Notre Dame Ph.D. candidate in political science Patrick Flavin and Texas A&M University political science associate professor Alex Pacek.

    Akito Yoshikane: Labor Unions: The Key to Happiness?

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