David Kenworthy: Light Consumption

Pop art, light sculptures, toys and confectionsPop art, light sculptures, toys and confectionsPop art, light sculptures, toys and confectionsAustralian artist David Kenworthy uses light and color to transform the most mundane urban commodities into jewel-like relics of childhood and playful consumption. His is a modern-day pop art: emphasizing the fleeting and shallow by playing with objects found in mass-market discount stores including toys, toy bins, and confections such as jelly beans and gummy bears. By illuminating these objects they radiate their own uniquely colored light with a stunning glow and vivid intensity. Kenworthy aims to recreate with his light sculptures the same instantly gratifying but ultimately transient feelings that come with their consumption.

You can find more images of David Kenworthy’s work here, here, and here.

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