neon art

What makes Bruce Nauman’s neons poetic & provocative?

Background As one of the most well-known artists to emerge during the 1960s, Bruce Nauman has racked up a great reputation over the years thanks to his use of different media throughout his long and illustrious career. Utilizing a range of media that consists of performance art, photography, video installations and sculpture, Nauman has become …

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Nam June Paik’s legendary Electronic Superhighway

What is Nam June Paik’s Electronic Superhighway? Electronic Superhighway is one of the most noted works of Korean Nam June Paik artist. It illustrates how he interpreted a diverse nation through media technology. The Electronic Superhighway is a large installation, constructed with 336 televisions, 50 VHS players, 3750 feet of cable, and 575 feet of …

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Lucio Fontana’s concetto spaziale – Mesmerizing neon installations

About Lucio Fontana Lucio Fontana’s interest in technological and scientific advancements that occurred during the 20th century largely inspired his approach to a wide array of methods and mediums. For instance, he has worked with stone, neon, ceramics and even metals. As a painter, he went beyond two-dimensional surfaces by engaging technology as a means …

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Tavares Strachan’s colossal bright neon pink sculpture: Impossible to ignore

Tavares Strachan showed his large-scale flowing sculpture in 2014. The sculpture was part of the Prospect.3: Notes for the Now biennial show between October 2014 and January 2015 in New Orleans. Neon piece visible throughout New Orleans Strachan’s project was a declarative statement and performance entitled You Belong Here. The installation featured a 100-foot …

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Cyprien Gaillard’s massive neon sculpture of Indian overlooks Berlin

About Cyprien Gaillard Cyprien Gaillard (b. 1980 in Paris) put up the enormous Neon Indian on the Haus der Statistik at the Alexanderplatz in Berlin. The Indian is reminiscent of the logo of the US Baseball team Cleveland Indians. Gaillard often uses this in 1894 created image and refers to the use of Indian names …

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