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WILFRED, Thomas (<i>born</i> 1889), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
WILFRED, Thomas (born 1889), Painter

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Danish, 20th century, male.

Active from 1916 active in the USA.

Born 1889, in Nestved.


Kinetic Art.

Thomas Wilfred perfected his first colour projector, which he called a Clavilux, in 1919. His invention was designed to usher in a new art form he termed Lumia. He demonstrated his invention for the first time on 10 January 1922. The device featured a keyboard and a set of organ-like

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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