Picasso Drawing with Light In 1949, LIFE photographer Gjon Mili visited the infamous genius painter Picasso in France and showed him some photographs of ice stakers with tiny lights tied on their skates. The captured light paths were amazing and inspiring to Picasso, and thus he immediately tried light painting himself.
TONE AND STYLE • Monotone but with style • More aesthetic, relating light painting to beautiful ice skating movement • Photographer tries to capture the movement of the ice skaters for aesthetic value
Ice Stakers by Gjon Page 9
This article described the development of light painting from lomography