If you were going to start an obsessive collection, would you choose neon?
Might you think that there is enough static and flashing neon in the world already?
Well, London-based Chris Bracey is an expert with one of, if not THE biggest collections in the world. His 40 year-old hobby has progressed from advertising, sleazy, garish cityscapes, circuses, fairgrounds and amusement arcades to works of art often sought after by film makers, including Stanley Kubrick.
We might start a series on unusual pastimes – now that’s a bright idea.
Full story at Hufffington Post.
Related arty stuff in MBF Blogs:
Art to Admire for Art’s Sake in the Digital Era, 29 January 2014