[Book Review] Flickering light: A history of neon, by Christoph Ribbat; New York Neon, by Thomas E. Rinaldi
Petty, Margaret Maile (2014) [Book Review] Flickering light: A history of neon, by Christoph Ribbat; New York Neon, by Thomas E. Rinaldi. Design and Culture, 6(2), pp. 258-261.
In the panoply of twentieth-century popular culture few artifacts have sustained the attention of artists, writers, musicians, and critics quite like neon. As the opening lyrics from “On Broadway” suggest, the glittering neon lights of New York City’s Times Square were for many the embodiment of fame and fortune, of achieving the “American Dream.” But, in a story told many times over in plays, films, novels, songs, paintings, and photographs, for most these neon lights proved to be nothing more than electrified chimeras...
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