Light!

The inordinate pleasure of basking in one’s own light

A round lamp with glasses and compass

 

 

1975

mixed technique h 48 cm (LED internally lit)

Dedicated to my friend Luce Monachesi (‘luce’ means ‘light’ in Italian)

 

 

 

  

 

 light magritteRené Magritte, The principle of pleasure, 1937

In the 2nd decade of the 20th century Albert Einstein postulated the theory light is strongly influeced by the force of gravity.
Much more so than what is contemplated in Newtonian physics