How James Turrell Makes His Light Artworks in Los Angeles Houston New York

A first-hand look at how James Turrell creates his light installations, such as the ones currently on view in Los Angeles, New York, and...


Light and Lightness

Throughout his long career, artist James Turrell has explored light both as a medium and as a metaphor for personal introspection.


 

Experiments in Light

Light can assume many different personalities. Its mercurial properties enable it to be simultaneously utilitarian and abstract. And, on...


Light Art Matters

A closer look at the ideas behind the work.


 

Refract, Reflect, Project

Drawing from selections in its own permanent collection, the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington, D.C. examines the role of...


Knowing Light

Noted artist James Turrell is featured in an exhibition, Knowing Light, at the Henry Art Gallery on the campus of the University of...


 

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