Gallery > BEACON Public Art Installation

BEACON is a 12-foot-tall steel, LED interactive sculpture inspired by African American inventor Lewis H. Latimer's 1880s patent drawings for the electric lamp and manufacturing of the carbon filament.
Sample Patents by Lewis H. Latimer

BEACON Public Art Sculpture is inspired by Lewis H. Latimer's 1881 patent for the electric lamp and his 1882 patent for the process of manufacturing carbon filament in the incandescent light bulb.