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Light and Space

Lita Albuquerque: The Aesthetics of Expansive Deep Space

Lita Barrie | Posted 02.23.2016 | Arts
Lita Barrie

For Berenson, the greatest artists are always "space composers." What space could be more expansive than infinite deep outer space -- the perspective from which Albuquerque views life on earth?

Studio Visit With Helen Pashgian: The Leading Lady of Light

Lita Barrie | Posted 06.09.2015 | Arts
Lita Barrie

Light is a lifelong obsession for the most brilliant minds, bringing artists and physicists into critical dialogue through their parallel explorations. For centuries, scientists have asked: "Why is the sky blue?"

Gisela Colon at Ace Gallery: Light & Space Art Gains Content

Mat Gleason | Posted 03.30.2015 | Arts
Mat Gleason

The best art works on many levels. Gisela Colon's recent solo show, entitled Pods, at Ace Gallery reminded me of this fact. Her bulbous vacuum-formed plastic wall sculptures are painted with a mysterious, pearlescent glow.

Christine Sciulli and the Geometry of Light

Gabrielle Selz | Posted 11.11.2013 | Arts
Gabrielle Selz

All the visual arts use light in some form, but in artist Christine Sciulli's new piece, Languid, on view at the Governor's Island Art Fair, light is the graphic kinetic tool with which she activates and shapes space.

The 'Crazy Wisdom' Of A Ubiquitous Public Artist

John Seed | Posted 01.12.2012 | Arts
John Seed

It has been almost exactly thirteen years since Eric Orr, the Kentucky born Light and Space artist, died of a heart attack, just short of his sixtieth birthday. He would be pleased to know that his wife, Peggy Tilbury Orr, and his daughter and son, Elizabeth and John, are all thriving. Orr would also be proud to know that both of his adult children have recently become very active in preserving his artistic legacy.

LIGHT ART: Innovative Experiments Using Light In Art And Architecture

Patricia Brizzio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Patricia Brizzio

Robert Irwin's Way Out West exhibit, at The Pace Gallery, inspired this slideshow of some of the most important experiments with light in art, archite...