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35 Artful Light Installations

From Illusionary Reflections to Neon Light Graffiti

— August 4, 2012 — Art & Design
These artful light installations are intricate in their illuminating facades.

The usage of light in art is particularly interesting when incorporated with innovations in technology. Various installations incorporate interactive features that are hypersensitive in order to enable manipulation of the illuminations. These groundbreaking designs are often used to create multi-sensory experiences for spectators, in that they also involve stimulating additional senses like sound, touch and smell.

The futuristic designs made by artists range in size, from as small as a touch pad to as large as the Taj Mahal. 'Spectacular Urban Light,' the Vivid Sydney light show, is depicted with the entire city made into an extravagant light installation.

The usage of light in art installations is becoming more and more popular as individuals continue to discover the technological possibilities of illumination.
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Massive Interactive Solar Shows
Massive Interactive Solar Shows
‘Luminous’ by Klik Systems is the Largest Light Instal
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Three-Dimensional Glitchy Visualizations
Three-Dimensional Glitchy Visualizations
The MUTEK 2012 Zef & Santo 3D Projection is Visionary
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33
Abstract Polychromatic Patterns
Abstract Polychromatic Patterns
DeviantART User StrangeProgram Renders Wonderfully Bizarre Designs
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32
Illuminated Polka-Dot Courtyards
Illuminated Polka-Dot Courtyards
The Städel Museum Extension Fuses Traditional and Modern
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31
Interactive Virtual Gardens
Interactive Virtual Gardens
Jifei Ou's 'Jing Hua' Lets You Create a Custom Electronic Flower
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30
Illusory Reflections
Illusory Reflections
The Mary Temple 'Light Installations' are Subtle and Creative
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29
Amazing Anniversary Light Shows
Amazing Anniversary Light Shows
Obscura Digital Illuminated the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
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28
Innovative Interior Design
Innovative Interior Design
Light Emitting Wallpaper
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27
Trontastic Art Exhibits
Trontastic Art Exhibits
Simon Birch Re-Creates the Disney Film for His 'Hope & Glory' Exhibit
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Psychedelic Prismatic Installations
Psychedelic Prismatic Installations
Prisma 1666 is Inspired by the Work of Sir Isaac Newton
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25
Neon Smoke Art
Neon Smoke Art
The Captivating Industrial Art of Nicholas Groves
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24
Holy Light Installations
Holy Light Installations
The Bruce Munro 'Light Shower' is a Twinkling Blanket of Constellations
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23
Shimmering Sacred Sanctuaries
Shimmering Sacred Sanctuaries
The Iceland Hallgrímskirkja Church Flickers as a Beacon
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22
Neon Light Graffiti
Neon Light Graffiti
The Long Exposure Photography of Jasper Geenhuizen is Incredibly Bright
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21
Psychedelic Neon Artworks
Psychedelic Neon Artworks
These Roomba Light Paintings Were Created Using Vacuum Cleaners
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20
Illuminated Stencil Paintings
Illuminated Stencil Paintings
TigTab Creates Breathtaking Glow-in-the-Dark Art
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19
Multi-Sensory Eateries
Multi-Sensory Eateries
The UltraViolet Restaurant by Paul Pairet is Modern Luxury Epitomized
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18
Radiating Ramp Installations
Radiating Ramp Installations
The Koo Jeong-A Glow in the Dark Skate Park is Mesmerizing
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17
Interactive Light Installations
Interactive Light Installations
Clever Tiles by Zigelbaum + Coelho are Really Impressive
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16
Novel Light Installations
Novel Light Installations
The Luzinterruptus Illuminated Books Encourages Reading
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15
Intriguing Illuminated Installations
Intriguing Illuminated Installations
James Nizam Creates Art From Light
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14
Illuminated Art Installations
Illuminated Art Installations
The Work of Yochai Matos Shines Its Light on the World
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13
Deceptive Ceiling Lamps
Deceptive Ceiling Lamps
The ROOF Top Lights Imitate Old World Frescos
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12
Illuminated Dot Installations
Illuminated Dot Installations
Yayoi Kusama's Filled With the Brilliance of Life Show is Infinite
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11
Fluorescent Stick Figures
Fluorescent Stick Figures
Ivan Navarro Transforms Everyday Objects into Works of Art
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10
Illuminated Skeleton Installations
Illuminated Skeleton Installations
Embodiment by Eric Franklin is Anatomically Delicate
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9
Intricate String Installations
Intricate String Installations
Sebastien Preschoux's Work Looks to Be Glowing in the Dark
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8
Interactive Light Installations
Interactive Light Installations
'Light Form' Interactive Landscape by Mathieu Rivier is Riveting
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7
Emotional Light Installations
Emotional Light Installations
The Toshiba Milano Salone Conveys Emotions Through LED Lights
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6
Guerrilla Light Installations
Guerrilla Light Installations
The Luz Interruptus (Red) Project Domesticates Madrid
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5
Spectacular Urban Light Installations
Spectacular Urban Light Installations
Vivid Sydney's Projection Extravaganza is Unbelievable
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4
Gravity-Defying Illuminators
Gravity-Defying Illuminators
Australian Artist Nicholas Folland Uses Thrifted Chandeliers
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3
Doorknob Light Installations
Doorknob Light Installations
The Borchia by Attico Provides Stud-Like Wall Lamps
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2
Hypnotic Light Installations
Hypnotic Light Installations
The Dev Harlan 'Parmenides I' Will Have You Staring for Hours
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1
Illuminated Landscape Installations
Illuminated Landscape Installations
Starry Night by Lee Eunyeol Expresses Private Outdoor Spaces
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