light made visible

“The primary medium of Californian artist James Turrell is light. Probably the best-known artist in his field, Turrell’s entire oeuvre since the 1960s has been devoted to exploring the diverse manifestations of this immaterial medium and working towards a new, space-defining form of light art. While light here refers to nothing beyond itself, it causes surface, colour and space to interact and allows viewers to immerse themselves in a mysterious, painterly world. —

one of the greats. i’ve seen numerous exhibits of his and had the pleasure of meeting him at length at a barnett newman symposium at the philadelphia museum of art. one truly has to experience his work live to fully appreciate it but this gives a nice tour. enjoy!