If you're not familiar with Robert Irwin's work, consider . . .
• he began as a member of the New York School of Abstract Expressionism
• worked with John Cage, Robert Rauschenberg and Merce Cunningham at Black Mountain College
• initiated key concepts of installation and site-specific environmental works
• was subject of cult classic Seeing Is Forgetting the Name of the Thing One Sees
• designed Getty Center's Central Garden in stark contrast to Richard Meier's neo-modernist museum