Keith Sonnier (born 1941, Mamou, Louisiana) is a Postminimalist, performance, video and light artist. Sonnier was one of the first artists to use light in sculpture in the 1960s, and has been one of the most successful with this technique. Sonnier was a part of the Process Art Movement.
Materials and Techniques 
Neon and fluorescent lights
Aluminum & copper
Glass & wires
External links 
Originally installed in 1970, Keith Sonnier's Fluorescent Room was gifted by the artist to the New Orleans Museum of Art in honor of the museum's centennial.
Interview Keith Sonnier: Working in New York
Keith Sonnier - Working in New York. Interview by Thomas Schielke, Munich 2012. http://www.arclighting.de. Studio: http://www.sonnierstudio.com Gallery New Y...
Keith Sonnier at Mary Boone, NYC (Jan 2010)
BOMBLive! Ned Smyth interviewed by Keith Sonnier, Clip 1
"Ned Smyth by Keith Sonnier" is part of the ongoing BOMBLive! series In the Open: Art & Architecture in Public Spaces. Watch the full-length conversation onl...
MARY BOONE GALLERY - Keith Sonnier
On 5 January 2013, Mary Boone Gallery will open at its Chelsea location an exhibition of works from 1968 to 1970 by KEITH SONNIER. "I think we were amazed th...
Keith Sonnier at Mary Boone, NYC (Jan 2013)
Interview Keith Sonnier: Zürich Exhibition 2012 - 2013
Keith Sonnier - Cannes Series and Selected Works. Zurich - 23 November 2012 - 22 February 2013. Häusler Contemporary, Stampfenbachstrasse 59, 8006 Zurich. ht...
Interview Keith Sonnier: Working with Architecture
Keith Sonnier - Working with architecture. Interview by Thomas Schielke, Munich 2012. http://www.arclighting.de. Studio: http://www.sonnierstudio.com Gallery...
Interview Keith Sonnier: Light Art with LEDs
Interview Keith Sonnier - Light art with LEDs. Interview by Thomas Schielke, Munich 2012. http://www.arclighting.de. Studio: http://www.sonnierstudio.com Gal...
Keith Sonnier at Lever House, NYC (Dec 2008)
New York Times (blog)
New York Times (blog)
Fri, 10 May 2013 12:06:00 -0700
Alanna Heiss, who would soon found P.S.1, installed work by Matta-Clark, Carl Andre, Sol Le Witt and Keith Sonnier in a raw, junk-filled space. On nearby Pier 14, Philip Glass performed and the year-old avant-garde theater company Mabou Mines staged a ...
Tue, 23 Apr 2013 12:30:40 -0700
Could Keith Sonnier artistically illuminate the WTC? Should the monument be recycled? I'm thinking of the raised railway in Manhattan, The High Line, that has been re-purposed as an urban park. Should New Orleans' World Trade Center be gutted and ...
Sun, 19 May 2013 08:20:49 -0700
Keith Haring, Brazil, 1989 – © Keith Haring Foundation. Haring sviluppa il proprio linguaggio visivo a partire dall'idea – alla SVA studia la semiotica con Keith Sonnier – che le immagini possano funzionare come le parole. La sua è un'arte di segni ...
Mon, 29 Apr 2013 06:32:28 -0700
Avec Fab 5 Freddy, Jane Dickson, Kenny Scharf, Diego Cortez, Tony Schafrazi, Keith Sonnier, Gil Vasquez, Suzanne Mallouk, Michael de Benedictus, Alba Clemente, Jelly Bean Benitez, Dieter Bucchart, Marvin Taylor, Robert Woodworth, Nina Clemente, ...
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