nathan coley.

I love these huge text installations by UK artist Nathan Coley. To me the messages are not necessarily positive or negative, but the clever juxtaposition is both visual and textual; we’re used to seeing these blazing marquee lights advertising spectacles that will make us happy. But which, in a way, are also escapist form out daily lives. So this is how it would feel when these same shining lights don’t bring us necessarily bring us entertainment and excitement, but point us back into the greatest questions of our lives. And perhaps once we’re there and the answers aren’t so easy, we’re left listless and questioning…

Via Today and Tomorrow


  1. […] play on sentiments of love and loss at the end of a relationship, while the large outdoor works of Nathan Coley offer more questions that answers about us, our meaning, and our place in the […]

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