Light has totally different individualities depending on colours. For instance, "Trust yourself" (by Tracey Emin) has some colour versions. the pink one gives me an impression of full of love as if a coupe muttered to each other. on the contrary, the blue one  comes off as kind of weakness or sadness. It is quiet interesting point that the same words seem different either slightly or totally depending on what colour is used in. This power is made use of in public. In a place where crimes occur frequently in japan, street lights are made from blue light so that the colour "blue" makes people clam down and prevent crimes. The Red Light District in Amsterdam is surrounded with red light. According to the article ( , this colour is a warm and positive colour associated with our most physical needs and our will to survive. It exudes a strong and powerful masculine energy. Red is energising. It excites the emotions and motivates us to take action.

In my opinion, Colour Lights stands out so much that we pay attention to these lights used as art works.  artist also use colours light differently, depending on what they want to express toward their own works. 

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