This morning the Supreme Court legalized gay marriage in a landmark 5-4 vote, overturning all state bans of queer unions in all 50 states. We felt inclined to celebrate the rainbow of possibilities with 10 of the most colorful artworks and installations we've seen. Check out Studio Roosegaarde's Rainbow Station, Rishi Kaneria's ROYGBIV, Ben Fitzgibbons' Lightrails, and more below.
This light installation is a room filled with rainbows. Your Color Perception by Liz West lit up an otherwise glum January weekend.
For Rainbow Station, Dutch designer Daan Roosegaarde's eponymous studio lit up Amsterdam Central Station by harnessing the same liquid crystal technology used for research on exoplanets in a lens projector that could "unravel light into a spectrum of colors."
The 137-foot high rainbow stilt house is to be erected in Sao Paolo in 2016, Metal Stilthouse Sao Paulo by Arne Quinze.
As part of the Spark Your City project, the London Bridge went rainbow this week to brighten commuters’ mornings.
In Shanghai, a rainbow was made through suspended strings over ARTificial Garden, titled ARTificial Nature, a collaboration between PRISM and Office339.
Rishi Kaneria's supercut, ROYGBIV: A Pixar Supercut strung Pixar movies next to each other to create a vibrant rainbow.
An abandoned underpass in Birmingham, AL was brought back to life using LED rainbow lights, titled Lightrails by Ben FitzGibbons.
Abin Chadhuri’s bamboo rainbow installation, Uneven Growth: Tactical Urbanisms for Expanding Megacities at MoMA lit up the day, and then literally lit up the night with its attached LED lights.
Anaisa Franco made a bridge light up technicolor with her bubbling rainbow pathway in Wave of Rainbow in China's Xixi National Wetland Park.
Shards of broken glass make the backdrop for Jayson Haebich’s rainbow installation, Diffusion.