14. 5. 2014, 6pm, Richard William Wheater, Neon Workshop, London: A Date with Neon

Venue: UCL, Department of History of Art, Gordon Square no. 20, London WC1E 6BT, room 3/4

Artist and founder of Neon Workshops Richard William Wheater will give a talk about this noble gas, discovered at the chemistry labs of University College London in 1898, and address its history and use in the art world. With an introduction and demonstration by Professor Alwyn Davies, Chemistry Department UCL, about William Ramsay’s neon tube.