Keith Sonnier

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Keith Sonnier
Born (1941-07-31) July 31, 1941 (age 74)
Mamou, Louisiana
Known for performance
Movement Postminimalism, Process Art

Keith Sonnier (born 1941, Mamou, Louisiana) is a Postminimalist, performance, video and light artist.[1] Sonnier was one of the first artists to use light in sculpture in the 1960s, and has been one of the most successful with this technique. Sonnier was a part of the Process Art Movement.

Materials and techniques[edit]

The materials Sonnier has used include: neon and fluorescent lights; reflective materials; aluminum and copper; and glass and wires.

External links[edit]


  1. ^ Blagg, Max (May 2012). "Keith Sonnier". Interview (magazine). Retrieved June 1, 2013.