Keith Sonnier Death | Obituary – Keith Sonnier sadly passed away, Keith was a true explorer of the possibilities of neon lights and an innovator of Neon Art since the 1960’s.
Keith Sonnier was a Postminimalist sculptor, performance artist, video, and light artist. Sonnier was one of the first artists to use light in sculpture in the 1960s, and was been one of the most successful with this technique. Sonnier was a part of the Process Art Movement.
We are never ready to say goodbye forever even though we know it is a part of life. This day our hearts are heavy for losing someone so special, but as we mourn your death, we also celebrate your life. Rest in peace.
It always seems like we have all the time in the world, only to realize how fleeting it really is. I wish we had more time to do and say the things we saved for later which along with you is gone forever. I promise to keep you alive in my memories.
Even in death, you are still loved and forever will be. You have touched the hearts of so many who owe you a lifetime of gratitude. We are not saying goodbye forever but goodbye for now. I pray you to find peace and rest wherever you are.
We express our sympathy and deepest condolences to Keith Sonnier’s family today and in the days, weeks, months, and years that are to come as they cope with his passing. May his soul rest in peace.
A TRIBUTE TO KEITH…
Sad to hear of the passing of Keith Sonnier.
A true explorer of the possibilities of neon lights and an innovator of Neon Art since the 1960’s.
RIP Keith – Thank you for the inspiration Sir.
— COURTY (@Creative_Neon) July 19, 2020