Extraordinary Ideas Realized By James Turrell

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For more than fifty years, James Turrell (*1943, Los Angeles), one of the most prominent artists of our time, has devoted himself to the exploration of the (im)materiality and perception of light. He himself describes his art as ‘perceptual art.’ In his large installations the artist floods accessible spaces with light, which spills out in soft seas of color or intensely glowing, luminous fogs, taking viewers to the limits of their perception

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Turrell succeeds like no other artist in making it possible to experience light as an artistic medium through the senses and the intellect alike. This book provides a comprehensive view of Turrell’s oeuvre and unites works of art from various phases of his career from the 1960s onward.Exhibition:9.6.―28.10.2018, Museum Frieder Burda, Baden-BadenReview:Bold, immersive images of the artist’s visionary installations. Tracking his career from the 1960s onwards, the book reveals how Turrell’s engagement with light, space and colour have altered the way we perceive the world – Aesthetica. Hardcover in an outer slip cover. Published by Hatje Cantz Verlag 2018

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Weight 0.22 kg