James Turrell

James Turrell

James Turrell (b. 1943, Los Angeles) has had over 160 solo exhibitions worldwide since 1967, including the three-venue museum exhibition presented concurrently at the Guggenheim Museum in New York, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston in 2013. For over three decades, James Turrell has used light and indeterminate space—not objects or images—to extend and enhance perception. In addition to 22 permanent installations at institutions such as the Henry Art Gallery, Seattle; The Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, which opened in October 2003; and P.S. 1, Long Island City, New York. James Turrell’s work can been seen in over 70 international collections. Since 1968, when Turrell received a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, the artist has been the recipient of a total of 22 awards ranging from The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Fellowship (1984) to being named a Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres by the French Government (1991).

Images
, 2013. LED light into space, Dimensions variable.
Breathing Light, 2013. LED light into space, Dimensions variable.
, 2012.
Twilight Epiphany, 2012.
, 2006. wood, glass volume and computerized LED setting, 10' 1" x 83" (307.3 cm x 210.8 cm), overall; 86" x 48" (158.1 cm x 118.1 cm), aperture; 10' x 82" (304.8 cm x 208.3 cm), glass.
Light Leadings, 2006. wood, glass volume and computerized LED setting, 10' 1" x 83" (307.3 cm x 210.8 cm), overall; 86" x 48" (158.1 cm x 118.1 cm), aperture; 10' x 82" (304.8 cm x 208.3 cm), glass.
, 2011. transmission light work, 55-3/16" x 40-3/16" x 2-1/2" (140.2 cm x 102.1 cm x 6.4 cm).
Amber Thick Ellipse In, 2011. transmission light work, 55-3/16" x 40-3/16" x 2-1/2" (140.2 cm x 102.1 cm x 6.4 cm).
, 2011. transmission light work, 55-1/4" x 40-1/4" x 2-1/2" (140.3 cm x 102.2 cm x 6.4 cm).
Aqua Origami, 2011. transmission light work, 55-1/4" x 40-1/4" x 2-1/2" (140.3 cm x 102.2 cm x 6.4 cm).
, 1968. projection, installation dimensions variable.
Afrum, Pale Pink, 1968. projection, installation dimensions variable.
, 2008. transmission light work, 61-1/2" x 39-1/2" (156.2 cm x 100.3 cm).
Untitled (26RIR+A), 2008. transmission light work, 61-1/2" x 39-1/2" (156.2 cm x 100.3 cm).
, 2008. transmission light work, 61-1/2" x 39-1/2" (156.2 cm x 100.3 cm).
Untitled (15NSG+O), 2008. transmission light work, 61-1/2" x 39-1/2" (156.2 cm x 100.3 cm).
, 2008. transmission light work, 61-1/2" x 39-1/2" (156.2 cm x 100.3 cm).
Untitled (9NSB), 2008. transmission light work, 61-1/2" x 39-1/2" (156.2 cm x 100.3 cm).
, 2007. transmission light work, 73-1/2" x 39-1/2" (186.7 cm x 100.3 cm).
Untitled (23ROB), 2007. transmission light work, 73-1/2" x 39-1/2" (186.7 cm x 100.3 cm).
, 2006. wood, glass volume, and computerized neon setting, 93-3/4" x 78" (238.1 cm x 198.1 cm), overall; 62-1/4" x 46-1/2" (158.1 cm x 118.1 cm), aperture; 8'-1/4" x 80-1/2" (244.5 cm x 204.5 cm), glass.
Color Within, 2006. wood, glass volume, and computerized neon setting, 93-3/4" x 78" (238.1 cm x 198.1 cm), overall; 62-1/4" x 46-1/2" (158.1 cm x 118.1 cm), aperture; 8'-1/4" x 80-1/2" (244.5 cm x 204.5 cm), glass.
, 1999. glass, steel and GE Mercury lamp, 68-1/4" x 16" (173.4 cm x 40.6 cm).
Untitled (hologram), 1999. glass, steel and GE Mercury lamp, 68-1/4" x 16" (173.4 cm x 40.6 cm).
, 1968. cross corner projection, dimensions variable.
Juke, Green, 1968. cross corner projection, dimensions variable.

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Breathing Light , 2013. LED light into space, Dimensions variable.