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STEPHEN KNAPP DISPEN-

ses with traditional media to create sculptural canvases composed entirely of light and glass. Heralded as the first new art medium of the 21st century, the artist has been developing his “lightpaintings” since the late 1990s. These works explore color, light, and space through the use of specially cut dichroic glass, shaped and polished to create a palette that refracts light onto the walls and surrounding space into abstract compositions. The fabricated glass and steel works are the crossroads of painting, sculpture, and technology. “The walkaround quality is key,” explained Knapp, “There has to

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Exhibition:

Stephen Knapp: Lightpaintings On view 04.22.16–08. 27.16 at Pensacola Museum of Art www.pensacolamuseum.org

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On View Magazine Spring 2016  

On View Magazine is your online source for world-class fine art museum and gallery exhibitions taking place throughout Florida. Each edition...

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