Glow Arts Architecture

International festival presented works by artists using LEDs as their medium

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Glow Arts Architecture

Xuanwu Lake Park in Nanjing, China

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From 7:00 to 9:30 each evening from 30 January through 18 March, visitors to Xuanwu Lake Park in Nanjing, China, were able to see this and other breathtaking works of art. The ornate structure, which looks like it’s composed of painstakingly wrought stained-glass panes, is actually one of 75 exquisitely detailed replicas of Italian landmarks, made up of a total of 560 000 LEDs. They’re all part of the Italian International Light Sculpture Art Festival, which was timed to coincide with the Chinese New Year.

This article originally appeared in print as "Night Light."

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