An exhibition at the Grundy Art Gallery looks at how artists have used neon and elements on the periodic table for the past 50 years.
Neon and New York City had their ups and downs over the 20th century, from the glowing signage being an innovative advertisement in the 1920s and ’30s to already telegraphing seediness with its flickering in the 1940s and ’50s.
This September, you may be able to perfect your golf swing in the center of Trafalgar Square.
GLENDALE, Calif. — The warm, electric glow and mid-century charm of neon signs are enduring features of Los Angeles’s historical buildings, but some of the city’s most beloved examples have not been seen since the Museum of Neon Art (MONA) closed its downtown LA location in 2011.
Glass tubes twisted into typography and pictorial designs have hummed on the streets of Hong Kong since the 1950s.