The Museum Frieder Burda in Baden-Baden presents an exhibition of works by James Turrell until 28th October 2018. For over three decades, Turrell has used light and indeterminate space — not objects, nor images — to extend and enhance perception. Turrell’s inspiration draws from astronomy, physics, architecture and theology. The artist once remarked, “I am really interested in the qualities of one space sensing another. It is like looking at someone looking. Objectivity is gained by being
James Turrell's Ganzfeld "Aural" is on view at the Jewish Museum in Berlin, marking the first time one of Turrell's Ganzfeld pieces has been shown in the city. Installed in the Museum Garden, "Aural" invites visitors to "enter a zone of borderless space that reveals neither the light source nor the dimensions of the environment." James Turrell's Ganzfeld "Aural" will be on view April 12 through September 30, 2018 at the Jewish Museum in Berlin. For more information, visit their website.
On the occasion of the opening of the newly renovated Building 6, MASS MoCA has installed a number of long-term exhibitions featuring Pace artists James Turrell, Robert Rauschenberg, and Sol LeWitt. James Turrell: Into the Light presents 9 works from the artist's multi-decade career which illustrate Turrell's skill in elevating the viewer's perception of light and space. Robert Rauschenberg's A Quake in Parade (Labyrinth) is a large-scale installation from 1994, through which the viewer move
James Turrell: Immersive Light opens Saturday, January 21 at the Long Museum in Shanghai, China. This exhibition is the most comprehensive survey of Turrell's work in China to date, and includes photographs, prints, and light projections, as well as a new site-specific installation. The exhibition will be on view from Saturday, January 21 through Sunday, May 21, 2017. For more information, visit the Long Museum's website.
James Turrell’s Light Reignfall is now on view at LACMA. One of Turrell’s Perceptual Cells, the freestanding enclosed structure provides an immersive experience where the viewer is exposed to the power of light and the complexities of the human eye. Book your visit for Light Reignfall on LACMA's website here.
James Turrell’s installation Meeting (1980-86) reopens at MoMa PS1 on Saturday October 8th. The work returns to the museum after three years along with a set of thrilling renovations, including dynamic and multi-color LED lights. As part of the installation reopening, the museum will offer a series of sunset programs. For more details and free tickets visit the museum’s website. Read more about the renovated installation from The New York Times.
The New York Times announced Pace Gallery's opening of a space in downtown Palo Alto, slated for April 27. The choice of Palo Alto is "not about that whole internationalist plan of opening your gallery in every major city, which we certaintly have been a part of," but about "trying to do something we don't already do and reach a new community that is not being served right now," said Marc Glimcher, president of Pace worldwide. The Palo Alto gallery opening focusing on the recent work of Jame
The Los Angeles Museum of Art (LACMA) announced that James Turrell will be honored at its 2015 Art + Film Gala on November 7. Filmmaker Alejandro G. Iñárritu will also be honored at the same event. “LACMA's Art+Film Gala has established its reputation for honoring artists and filmmakers whose impact can be felt worldwide and that have particular relevance to Los Angeles, and James Turrell and Alejandro G. Iñárritu certainly fit that bill,” said Michael Govan, CEO and Wallis Annenberg Direct
LIGHTSCAPE: James Turrell will run from 7 June until 24 October at Houghton Hall, Norfolk, UK. Turrell is one of the most influential contemporary artists of the last half century. Using light as a medium, Turrell investigates themes of space and perception in his work. LIGHTSCAPE plays host to an ambitious display of Turrell’s light pieces, centred around the personal collection of the Marquess of Cholmondeley, the owner of Houghton and a long-standing admirer of his work, and will be compl