September 11, 2007

SAD Response

I chose "The Still Time" which was made by Charles Matson Lume in 2007. I picked this one because it grabbed my attention immediately when I walked into the museum. It consisted of dozens of small round mirrors on the ground, and a bright light shining down on them at an angle to create a light pattern on the wall. The mirrors were arranged in an arc which starts skinny, get fatter at the middle, and then skinny again at the end. There are also pieces of fiber optics on the wall, which when caught be the reflected light, seemed to glow. I liked this piece because of the way the light looked on the wall, it created a very cool visual effect. Also I like things made of simple shapes and plain backgrounds

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