If asked to name a long-lasting light source, you'd probably name
LEDs. But as artist and fabricator David Ablon reminds us, you can find
functioning neon signage that is eighty years old and still manning its
post in front of some NYC storefront.
Ablon teaches courses in neon light fabrication at Brooklyn Glass,
a studio and teaching facility in you-know-which borough that brings
together artists, students and professionals. Check out what he does: