Light and Illumination in Art
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In 2009, Designer Ingo Maurer presented Lacrime del Pescatore (The Fisherman’s Tears”). A sculptural light piece constructed of three nylon fishing nets in different sized laden with 350 crystals and lit with a halogen bulb on the wall. The light is said to evoke the dew drops on the fisherman’s net.
Location Interieur Kortrijk, Belgium Status Completed, 2006 Program Stand Surface 128 m2 Client Moroso The stand presents an intricate network of webbed boxes, stacked both horizontally and vertically in a precariously balanced configuration. Lights caught in the airy boxes made of glass fibre underline the stand’s raw aesthetic while spotlighting Moroso products entangled in the ethereal mesh.
Third of May 1808 - GoyaCreated for a public audience, the two paintings—The Second of May, 1808 and The Third of May, 1808—commemorate events from the beginning of the war. The first image represents a bloody encounter that took place between the French army and the people of Madrid who rose up against them. The second depicts the execution of the rebels by the French on the following day.