Darkness Cannot Drive Out Darkness

 

Commercial use of the Neon sign may have dwindled in recent years, but the craft of making these electrifying artworks is far from extinguished. Carrying the sub-currents of the Vegas hustle and Soho’s seedy past, the likes of Tracey Emin, Joseph Kosuth and Bruce Nauman have adopted the conative and versatile medium bringing it to the forefront of the contemporary art scene. 

 

Neon

 

Tracey Emin I Promise To Love You

 

Lights of Soho’s annual Open Submission Exhibition curated by Mark Westall of FAD Magazine comprises a selection of illuminating works by both emerging and established artists to celebrate the medium. 

 

Lick My Rear Neon

 

Piers Bourke Neon

 

Revealing himself as the latest to join the light art brigade, contemporary collage artist Piers Bourke unveiled the latest additions to his Lick My Rear series with a selection of intoxicating oversized stamps, quite literally highlighting our British Heritage.

 

Darkness Cannot Drive Out Darkness is open to the public now until 30th October. 

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