The Easel

NEON: The Charged Line, Grundy Art Gallery, Blackpool

Neon lights always seem ambiguous – are they modern or retro? Eye-catching and versatile, they dominated signage in the first half of the twentieth century before cheaper alternatives emerged. And a long line of artists have worked with them. So what is the appeal? “[W]e can’t help but be drawn to it,” the curator of this show muses. “Perhaps we are all moths at heart.” More images are here.