landscape light sculptures by barry underwood
mar 07, 2012
landscape light sculptures by barry underwood

‘brush brook’ by barry underwood, 2012

all images courtesy and © the artist

the newest full-scale installations by american artist barry underwood are formed in his typical investigative approach. 
underwood gauges the potential for ethereal illumination of familiar landscapes by infusing the spaces with sculpted light.
the artist first searches for an outdoor location, then infusing this natural environment with glowing objects, the light and color
enables an abstract quality to overtake the ordinary natural surroundings. underwood’s efforts result in a surrealistic cinematographic
or theatrically-minded photographic story.

‘ferns (for francesca)’, 2012

‘wendover II (for john)’, 2011

‘miwok trail’, 2010

‘space collapses, while the lights that I install appear as intrusions and interventions. ‘ -barry underwood

‘blue line’, 2010

‘rodeo beach’, 2009

left: ‘trace (blue)’, 2008
right: ‘trace (yellow)’, 2008

‘aurora (green)’, 2007

left: ‘orange’, 2007
right: ‘bleu’, 2007

via beautiful/decay

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