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Artists in a Neon Wilderness

In our last post we discussed neon signage. Today we’ll present the work of  visual artists who’ve employed neon light. Some of these artists work exclusively with the medium of neon but for others neon is only one material among … Continue reading

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Neon Signs: Beacons In The Night

Few art forms are as fun to look at as a good neon sign. The glowing colors against a dark background epitomize what we mean when we say “eye candy.” A classic neon sign also conjures up thoughts of a … Continue reading

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Light and Space in Contemporary Art

From bright sunlight to the small flame of a candle, humans are drawn to light and we cherish it. While architects have a long history of using the power of light to achieve their goals studio artists have traditionally been … Continue reading

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Painting: Composing With Light

Realist painters have a long tradition of using light and shadow to organize their compositions and influence the way viewers respond to their paintings. Here are three well known painters working at different times over a span of 400 years. … Continue reading

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