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Remembering Ingo Maurer, Lighting Poet

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Wed, 23 Oct 2019 15:48:04 +0000
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<img width="640" height="480" src="https://www.cooperhewitt.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/01_Ingo-Maurer-Cooper-Hewitt-700x525.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large wp-post-image" alt="In the ornate, wood-paneled Teak Room of Cooper Hewitt, a dozen illuminated white sculptures cast a warm glow. The sculptures look like sheets of fabric suspended and spinning in mid-air. There are also two of these forms in red. On a the corner are process models that make clear these ethereal forms are actually cast in plaster. Three gold sheets are suspended in layers near the top of the ceiling with a gold light projected through them. This creates an additional source of illumination." style="display: block; margin-bottom: 5px; clear:both;max-width: 100%;" srcset="https://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/01_Ingo-Maurer-Cooper-Hewitt-700x525.jpg 700w, https://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/01_Ingo-Maurer-Cooper-Hewitt-300x225.jpg 300w, https://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/01_Ingo-Maurer-Cooper-Hewitt-170x128.jpg 170w" sizes="(max-width: 640px) 100vw, 640px" data-attachment-id="36415" data-permalink="https://www.cooperhewitt.org/2019/10/23/remembering-ingo-maurer-lighting-poet/01_ingo-maurer-cooper-hewitt/" data-orig-file="https://www.cooperhewitt.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/01_Ingo-Maurer-Cooper-Hewitt.jpg" data-orig-size="3000,2252" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{&quot;aperture&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;credit&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;camera&quot;:&quot;P 25&quot;,&quot;caption&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;created_timestamp&quot;:&quot;1189628953&quot;,&quot;copyright&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;focal_length&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;iso&quot;:&quot;100&quot;,&quot;shutter_speed&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;title&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;orientation&quot;:&quot;1&quot;}" data-image-title="01_Ingo Maurer Cooper Hewitt" data-image-description="" data-medium-file="https://www.cooperhewitt.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/01_Ingo-Maurer-Cooper-Hewitt-300x225.jpg" data-large-file="https://www.cooperhewitt.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/01_Ingo-Maurer-Cooper-Hewitt-700x525.jpg" />Author: Cara McCarty, Director of Curatorial Playful, humorous, poetic, and humble are not words typically associated with lighting design. It is considered a serious discipline.  But the work of the prolific German lighting designer Ingo Maurer, who sadly passed this week, is just that.  His endless fascination with the “magical and mystical” qualities of light...
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