Month: January 2013

Is NYC the Vintage Neon Art Capital?

Remember when we thought Las Vegas was the neon light capital of the world? Well after Thomas E. Rinaldi’s recently released book “New York Neon,” which combines historical information around the 200 New York City neon signs that he photographed, comes this – an architect who doubles as another neon art connoisseur in NYC. Kirsten […]

Neon Art, well… sort of

So this exists: from the video description: Sword Swallower Edna Price swallowing neon Tube for Ripley’s Believe It or Not Odditorium at the Chicago World’s Fair in 1933. Edna Price learned sword swallowing from her famous sword swallower uncle, Delno Fritz in 1920. In the late 1920s, Edna became one of the first female sword […]