Thomas Wilfred | the artist




The artist Thomas Wilfred
Born 1889, Nęstved, Denmark.
Died 1968 Nyack, New York, USA.

Style and technique of the artist: Art and Electronic media, Installation art, Video, Kinetic Art,

“Light is the artist’s sole medium of expression. He must mold it by optical means, almost as a sculptor models clay. He must add colour, and finally motion to his creation. Motion, the time dimension, demands that he must be a choreographer in space”


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Thomas Wilfred
a site about the pioneering work of Thomas Wilfred

Thomas Wilfred
biography and work

Thomas Wilfred
Danish-born visual artist Thomas Wilfred designs the Clavilux color organ, which used rotating glass disks with hand-painted color patterns…

Thomas Wilfred
H I S T O R I C A L P E R S P E C T I V E

Thomas Wilfred
Light is the artist’s sole medium of expression. He must mold it by optical means, almost as a sculptor models clay. He must add colour, and finally motion to his creation. Motion, the time dimension, demands that he must be a choreographer in space.



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