The room itself is so large, the design so grandiose, that the piece is not even in the same building as the rest of.
Nobody who has experienced an installation by James Turrell forgets the encounter--he makes light tangible in ways that boggle perception and almost seem to defy physics, as if you could reach into the space you see when you close your eyes.
James Turrell (born May 6, 1943) is an American artist primarily concerned with light and space.
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James Turrell quote: I always wanted to make a light thatJames Turrell (born 1943) has been working with light in all its manifestations since the 1960s.
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Moving beyond the purely scientific investigation of optical phenomena, his works are designed to induce extraordinary experiences for the viewer, through the manipulation of light and color.
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Turrell is best known for his work in progress, Roden Crater, a natural cinder cone crater located outside Flagstaff, Arizona that he is turning into a massive naked-eye observatory.
Because the way that light infuses the dream, the way the atmosphere is colored, the way light rains off people with auras and things like that.We don't normally see light like that.I always wanted to make a light that looks like the light you see in your dream.