29 January 2019

James Turrell Shuts MoMa Skyspace As Neighbouring Construction Invades Installation

James Turrell has voluntarily shut his popular Skyspace installation at MoMA due to scaffolding from a nearby construction site overshadowed the delicate viewing chamber.

15 January 2019

Kanye West Pledges $10m Towards James Turrell’s Roden Crater Project

Last month the rap singer Kanye West visited the ethereal, glowing light installations of artist James Turrell. He was so moved by the works that Yesterday, he pledged $10 million to the Turrell Art Foundation to help fund Roden Crater Project—an extinct volcano in northern Arizona where Turrell has been embedding works for more than […]

8 December 2016

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Quiz – James Turrell

How much do you know about light artist James Turrell?

3 August 2015

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Artlyst Podcast: James Turrell Discusses Light And How We Feel With Our Eyes

American artist James Turrell is currently presenting a site-specific light work at Houghton Hall, Norfolk, the piece is the culmination to the exhibition “LightScape: James Turrell”. Artlyst visited the stunning grounds of one of England’s finest Palladian houses to see a preview of the acclaimed American artist’s latest project. The spectacular 45-minute light display, which […]

30 July 2015

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Artlyst Podcast: James Turrell Discusses The Grand English Home And The Nature Of Light

American artist James Turrell is currently presenting a site-specific light work at Houghton Hall, Norfolk, as the culmination to the exhibition “LightScape: James Turrell”. Artlyst visited the stunning grounds of one of England’s finest Palladian houses to see a preview of the acclaimed American artist’s latest project. The spectacular 45-minute light display, which began at […]

5 June 2015

James Turrell Drenches Norfolk’s Majestic Houghton Hall In Colour

 Light is a powerful substance – James Turrell The Magnificent Palladian Houghton Hall in Norfolk, built by Britain’s first Prime Minister Sir Robert Walpole by Colen Campbell and James Gibbs with interiors by William Kent owned by the 7th Marquess of Cholmendeley, is currently hosting an exhibition ‘Lightscape’ by the renowned American artist James Turrell. Artlyst was privileged to attend a […]

5 June 2015

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Artlyst Photo Special: Lightscape, James Turrell At Houghton Hall

American light artist James Turrell will present a site-specific light piece at Houghton Hall, Norfolk, as the culmination to the exhibition “LightScape: James Turrell”. Artlyst visited the stunning grounds of one of England’s finest Palladian houses to see a preview of the acclaimed American artist’s latest project. The spectacular 45-minute light display, which will begin […]

8 April 2015

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James Turrell: Stark Naked And Art Loving Gallery Tour Goes Ahead

Is it possible to keep a straight face and view art totally starkers?  Well the National Gallery of Australia has conducted the first of their series of nude tours for after-hours, adult-only of the current James Turrell exhibition. It seems to have kept blushing and sniggering at bay! The tour offered by Melbourne-based contemporary artist Stuart Ringholt was […]

22 February 2015

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James Turrell’s Roden Crater Open To Select Art Professionals For $6,500 Each

The Roden Crater, artist James Turrell’s unfinished land art in the Arizona desert, will be open to a select group of people for a fundraising event–meant only for “serious patrons of the arts,” from May 14 to 17, reports Art News. The artist acquired the land the crater rests on in 1977, and has since […]

22 December 2014

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James Turrell To Create Site-specific Light Work For Houghton Hall Norfolk

The American artist James Turrell is to create a site-specific light work which will illuminate the entire west façade of Houghton Hall in Norfolk as part of a major exhibition of his work which will open to the public on 7 June 2015. The spectacular light display will be visible from dusk and will provide […]

12 December 2014

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James Turrell Installation So Intense Viewers Must Sign A Waiver

A new retrospective exhibition of the American artist James Turrell (born 1943) at the National Gallery of Australia is so intense that visitors will be asked to sign a waiver, before viewing one of the installations. This Saturday, the work opens to the public which includes some extremely complex constructions. The highlight is titled Bindu […]

12 February 2014

James Turrell Colour in Motion Reflects Our Modern Day ADD

Pace London’s current exhibition features the American artist James Turrell. Dividing its exhibition space to show each of Turrell’s works separately, it blends two tall glass pieces, Sojourn and Sensing Thought, and two wide glass pieces, Kermandec and Pelée. Turrell uses an aperture with a frosted and curved glass façade illuminated by computerized LED lights. […]

9 February 2014

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James Turrell Exhibits His Light Works At Pace London

The work of James Turrell will be on show at Pace London from 7 February to 5 April 2014. This is the gallery’s sixth exhibition of his work following his concurrent museum exhibitions at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York, Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA, on view until 6 April 2014), […]