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Lightpaintings: The First Unique Art Form Of The XXI Century
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Lightpaintings: The First Unique Art Form Of The XXI Century

My lightpaintings have been called the first unique art form of the twenty-first century. If you think you are amazed by them in the video, think of how I feel inside them creating one. I still get goose bumps thinking about how lucky I am to be able to work in such an amazing medium. As great as they look on the screen to see one in person kicks it up a notch. We have nothing in our visual memory to prepare ourselves for paintings that are created just with light.

At first glance it seems like I’m just going for beauty and color but if you look at the gray ones, look at the variety, and are willing to spend time with them you realize that I am doing nothing less than challenge our very notions of what a painting is. Is it real? Is it an illusion? Does it matter? Perception and how we look at the world around us is at the heart of my work.

More info: lightpaintings.com

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Installing “Social Commentary”

“Transformation” At Constitution Center

Detail Of “The Definition Of Possible”

“The Definition Of Possible” At Worcester Polytechnic Institute

“Social Commentary” At The Boise Art Museum

“Prelude” At The Alexandria Museum Of Art

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“First Symphony” At Ball State University

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Lightpaintings

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Teresa W-S
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6 years ago

wowwwwwwww!!!!.... Mister Knaap, you work your magic!!!!

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6 years ago

So glad you like it.

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Yvonne Bernal
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6 years ago

Dang if this didn't remind me of the laser light shows so popular from 70's rock concerts. Stephen Knapp, your work is nothing short of breathtaking! I'm loving it :)

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6 years ago

Sounds like what you do is important too. Keep it up.

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Jolijn Njamin-Geurts van Kessel
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6 years ago

Wauw, I absolutely love this! Gorgeous!

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Teresa W-S
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6 years ago

wowwwwwwww!!!!.... Mister Knaap, you work your magic!!!!

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6 years ago

So glad you like it.

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Yvonne Bernal
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6 years ago

Dang if this didn't remind me of the laser light shows so popular from 70's rock concerts. Stephen Knapp, your work is nothing short of breathtaking! I'm loving it :)

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6 years ago

Sounds like what you do is important too. Keep it up.

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Jolijn Njamin-Geurts van Kessel
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6 years ago

Wauw, I absolutely love this! Gorgeous!

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