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James Turrell

Second Wind . 2005 – 2009

James Turrell. Second Wind . 2005 – 2009 afasia (1)

photos: © Simone Bossi . + VISUAL. ARCHITECTURE

Second Wind 2005 is an architectural piece, located underground, in which viewers enter an inner pyramid, via a tunnel. Inside is a stone stupa, surrounded by a pool. Stupas are circular domes used in Buddhist architecture, and whose shape and position have the effect of making the cosmos appear closer. The passageway into the stupa leads to a room with a circular hole in the ceiling, open to the sky. Continue reading James Turrell

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James Turrell

Roden Crater

afasia James Turrell . Roden Crater (2)

photos: © Florian Holzherr . + Roden Crater

Roden Crater, located in the Painted Desert region of Northern Arizona, is an unprecedented large-scale artwork created within a volcanic cinder cone by light and space artist James Turrell. Representing the culmination of the artist’s lifelong research in the field of human visual and psychological perception, Roden Crater is a controlled environment for the experiencing and contemplation of light. Continue reading James Turrell

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James Turrell

Small Glass . 2018

Small Glass . 2018

+ Kayne Griffin Corcoran

In the exhibition, four newly created Glass works will be installed each with their own scale, shape and experience of color. This series was developed from his first Glass works begun in 2006, which were significant in their introduction of a deliberately temporal element. Each Glass is a unique composition, in which hundreds of vivid combinations of colors seep into and against each other as they slowly shift over time. Continue reading James Turrell

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James Turrell

Aten Reign . 2013

PHotos: David Heald . RenderingS: Andreas Tjeldflaat © Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation . + Guggenheim

James Turrell’s first exhibition in a New York museum since 1980 focuses on the artist’s groundbreaking explorations of perception, light, color, and space, with a special focus on the role of site specificity in his practice. Continue reading James Turrell