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Thursday, October 27, 2011

Pace Gallery in Chelsea, NY: A Short History of the Light Bulb

Tim Noble and Sue Webster, sculpture, 2007
204 ice white turbo reflector caps, electronic light sequencer, holders and daisy washers, lamps, mirror polished stainless steel

Throughout the twentieth century the light bulb was used both as subject and material in the works of artist like Picassso and Man Ray, Philip Guston and Roy Lichtenstein, Rauschenberg and Jasper Johns, Francis Bacon and Joseph Beuys, to name a few.The Pace Gallery in Chelsea, NY (545 W 22Street near the High Line Park) is hosting these days a group exhibition dedicated to this history. I would say, a crash course of the bulb in the modern and contemporary art.

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