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Uniform Title Lumia (Yale University Art Gallery)
Title Lumia : Thomas Wilfred and the art of light / Keely Orgeman ; with a foreword by James Turrell ; and essays by Maibritt Borgen, Jason DeBlock, Carol Snow, and Gregory Zinman.

Publication Info. New Haven, Connecticut : Yale University Art Gallery, 2017.
New Haven, Connecticut : Yale University Press


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 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    709.2 Wilfred,T LUM    Available
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Description 172 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), plans, portraits ; 28 cm
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Note "Published in conjunction with the exhibition Lumia: Thomas Wilfred and the Art of Light, organized by the Yale University Art Gallery. Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., February 17-July 23, 2017 [and] Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C., October 6, 2017-January 7, 2018."--Title page verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 168-171).
Contents Director's foreword / Jock Reynolds -- Acknowledgments / Keely Orgeman -- Foreword / James Turrell -- A radiant manifestation in space: Wilfred, Lumia and light / Keely Orgeman -- Lumia and postwar art: space, time, drama / Maibritt Borgen -- Working with Wilfred: the conservation of Lumia / Carol Snow and Jason DeBlock -- Thomas Wilfred's aesthetic legacy / Gregory Zinman -- Plates -- Appendix: Selected archival works from the Thomas Wilfred papers -- Exhibition history -- Selected bibliography -- Photo credits.
Event "Lumia: Thomas Wilfred and the Art of Light" : February 17-July 23, 2017, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut, United States.
"Lumia: Thomas Wilfred and the Art of Light" : October 6, 2017-January 7, 2018, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, District of Columbia, United States.
Summary "'Lumia' presents a long-overdue reevaluation of the groundbreaking artist Thomas Wilfred (1889-1968), whose unprecedented works prefigured light art in America. As early as 1919, many years before the advent of consumer television and video technology, Wilfred began experimenting with light as his primary artistic medium, developing the means to control and project unique compositions of colorful, undulating light forms, which he referred to collectively as 'lumia'. Manifested as both live performances on a cinematic scale and self-contained structures, Wilfred's innovative displays captivated audiences and influenced generations of artist to come. This publication, the first dedicated to Wilfred in over forty years, draws on the artist's personal archives and includes a number of insightful essays that trace the development of his work and its relation to his cultural milieu. Featuring a foreword by the celebrated artist James Turrell."-- Publisher's description.
Subject Wilfred, Thomas, 1889-1968 -- Exhibitions.
Light art -- New York (State) -- 20th century -- Exhibitions.
Light in art -- 20th century.
Added Author Orgeman, Keely, author, organizer.
Turrell, James, writer of foreword.
Borgen, Maibritt, writer of added commentary.
DeBlock, Jason, writer of added commentary.
Snow, Carol E, writer of added commentary.
Zinman, Greg, writer of added commentary.
Wilfred, Thomas, 1889-1968. Works. Selection.
Yale University. Art Gallery, issuing body, host institution, organizer, publisher.
Smithsonian American Art Museum, host institution.
Added Title Thomas Wilfred and the art of light
ISBN 0300215185

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