Latest James Turrell Stories

2013-07-22 23:03:28

The LED light manufacturer is giving customers a chance to win free entry to the popular exhibit in New York. (PRWEB) July 22, 2013 The critically acclaimed work of artist James Turrell is currently on view in several major exhibitions across the country, including a solo show at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York City. His installations, which bring the viewer into a uniquely immersive experience using architecture and precisely controlled LED light, have attracted a daily...

2009-03-30 07:12:00

COLOME, Argentina and BERLIN, Germany, March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The new James Turrell Museum of the Hess Art Collection celebrates its opening on April 22, 2009 in Colome, Argentina. The museum is the only one worldwide dedicated specifically to the work of James Turrell, one of the most important contemporary space and light artists. For the first time, nine light installations will be on showcase on 18'084 sq. ft (1.680 m2), spanning five decades of the artist's career. In addition,...

2006-05-30 20:10:42

By Delphine Strauss WAKEFIELD (Reuters) - Making a hole in the roof to let in Yorkshire's gusts and downpours may seem unlikely to inspire quiet contemplation among art lovers more accustomed to busy indoor galleries. However, that is what Californian artist James Turrell, dubbed the "sculptor in light," has done with his latest installation, which opened this month among green, sheep-flecked hills at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park in northern England. It is housed in an unassuming...

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