Julio Le Parc
b. 1928

Argentine-born sculptor Julio Le Parc crafted a number of light assemblages and helped write manifestos for the radical French collective GRAV (Groupe de Research d’Art Visuel) decrying the art world. The most celebrated of GRAV’s members, Le Parc contributed to numerous public displays and immersive installations, many of which were designed to destabilize the viewer’s sense of space and, in turn, understanding of the public sphere. More germane to this dissertation, however, were his works such as Lumiere visualisee B …

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Lumiére en mouvement-installation, (1962/re-fabricated 2010)