SOLD (to Sean 'Diddy' Combs):
Tracey Emin's 'I Listen to the Ocean and All I Hear Is You.'
The piece went for about $71,000.
Tracey Emin and Damien Hirst design artwork for mobiles
A highlight of the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art’s 2007 grand opening was a pulsing lightwork by sculptor Leo Villareal.Permanently
installed on the underside of the museum’s cantilevered entrance, the
large grid of flashing, chasing, white LEDS continues to welcome
visitors with an overhead array of myriad, ever-changing patterns driven
by computer. Nerman director Bruce Hartman says the piece, titled “Microcosm,” has become “one of the museum’s most iconic works.”
Even the title of the latest family-friendly, interactive exhibit to
move into the Alden B. Dow Museum of Science and Art — “It’s a Gas!” —
is more likely to evoke thoughts of pulling a finger than beryllium,
rhodium and francium, also known as Be, Rh and Fr.
"We Big Star fans are a funny bunch and what better way to celebrate their wonderful music and our camaraderie but with Neon?
Original Big Star neon sculptor Ron Pekar
proudly presents to you a neon Big Star in appreciation of Chris Bell,
Alex Chilton, Andy Hummel, Jody Stephens and John Fry and their musical
Please enjoy this
sculpture in the loving spirit it was created; because after thinking
about it, my brother and I broke the original Big Star neon playing
kickball in the house when we were kids.
- Jonathan Pekar"
He bends the neon to create one of several letters that will become part of a business sign.
neon is an art form Score learned from his father and grandfather.
Still, he estimates it took seven years to master the craft.