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Mur lumière

Date: 1976
Support: Highlights
Dimensions: 298 x 198 x 57 cm
Ecran translucide diffusant, série de 15 lumino sur rail
Système électrique
© Adagp, Paris, 2007

Commenced in 1957, Nicolas Schöffer’s series of works called Lux were his first luminous sculptures with mobile light effects. In tandem, the artist developed his theory of “lumino-dynamism”. Nine years later, he introduced the Lumino, a device displaying slow-moving coloured light effects, and the first work of art destined to be mass produced (by Philips). This is the system at work in the sculpture/visual polychrome structure shown here.

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