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Tony Duquette's office at Dawnridge, with his 18th-century French desk and 19th-century mirrors flanked by his collection of 18th-century apothecary boxes from Verona, from Tony Duquette (Abrams)
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ARTNET DESIGN
by Brook S. Mason



Just when the world is all a twinkle with Christmas lights, Phillips, de Pury & Co. design specialist Marcus Tremonto, a light artist in his own right, is showcasing his own creative endeavors at the auctioneer’s 15th Street gallery. Ghostly, surreal and with some Bauhaus riffs, these artworks that double as lighting fixtures are composed of electroluminescene, a material that glows in varied colors when stimulated with electricity. Some are akin to flat screen paintings -- a glowing line rendering of a chandelier, for example, on a panel that hangs on the wall -- while others are sculptural and more literally "lamplike."

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