Thursday, 21 October 2010

Fritz Lang's Metropolis Shows Early Neon Sculpture.

Fritz Lang's 1927 masterpiece Metropolis shows some interesting examples of early experimentation with neon as a scuptural medium. Seen here on the desk of scientist Rotwang is a large inverted vortex showing off some fantastically big electrodes.

Meanwhile, in the laboratory...

1 comment:

  1. What is the source of the second image? It does not appear in the movie, not even in the version with recovered scenes, I had never seen it before.