(1926 - 2013)
Stephen Antonakos was active/lived in New York. Stephen Antonakos is known for minimalist neon sculpture installations.
Biography Stephen Antonakos
Following is The New York Times obituary of the artist.
Stephen Antonakos, 86, Sculptor of Neon, Dies at 86
By MARGALIT FOX
Published: September 6, 2013
His medium was light; his materials included glass, an electrical charge and Element No. 10 on the periodic table. The result was a series of abstract sculptures that illuminated indoor and outdoor spaces in cities around the globe, instantly recognizable for their vibrant colors and sinuous lines.
Stephen Antonakos, the sculptor behind those works, died on Aug. 17 at 86. Half a century ago, he became one of the first people to usher neon out of the world of HOT L and into the realm of fine art.
His work, which encompasses public-a
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