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Art Installation Lets You Sit Below an Endless, Glowing Rainbow

We've seen artists use infinity rooms before, but not quite like this. As part of an exhibition on the art and science of light at the UK's National Media Museum, artist Liz West installed 250 fluorescent lights in 191 colors inside a 540-square-foot mirrored room. Its title, An Additive Mix, alludes to the spectrum of color hiding within white light. The small space glows with geometric precision overhead, but descends into Edvard Munch-like swirls in the reflected distance. West says she aimed for a truly immersive experience, one recognized for "taking people out of the ordinary into the extraordinary, and staying in their memories for a long time."


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