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    Jay Shinn (20th Century)
    Illuminated Icon #12, 2012
    Neon, enamel, mirror Plexiglas, and frosted Plexiglass
    28-1/2 x 38-1/2 x 6-1/2 inches (72.4 x 97.8 x 16.5 cm)
    Signed, titled, and dated on the reverse: Illuminated Icon #12 / Jay Shin, 2012

    PROVENANCE:
    TWO x TWO for AIDS and Art, auction to benefit amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research and the Dallas Museum of Art, October 26, 2013;
    Private collection, Texas, acquired from the above.

    Shinn is most known for work engaged in space, light and optics. In this neon work a folded simple geometric transparent image hovers in space with a glowing halo - a beautiful contradiction in that the most solid presence of the work exist through its translucency.

    Among many public installations, Shinn recently completed two large-scale projected light installations at George Bush Intercontinental Airport's International Terminal in Houston, Texas. His work is exhibited and in collections in the US and Europe.




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    In good working condition; no apparent issues.

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