Keith Sonnier
1941–2020

Introduction

Keith Sonnier (July 31, 1941 – July 18, 2020) was a postminimalist sculptor, performance artist, video and light artist. Sonnier was one of the first artists to use light in sculpture in the 1960s. With his use of neon in combination with ephemeral materials he achieved international recognition. Sonnier was part of the Process Art movement.

Wikidata identifier

Q327520

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Introduction

American sculptor best known for his works that incorporate illuminated neon.

Country of birth

United States

Roles

Artist, conceptual artist, painter, sculptor, video artist

ULAN identifier

500004781

Names

Keith Sonnier

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