May 31, 2013
You may remember when I took the opportunity to highlight one of the artists featured in my newest book Pantone The 20th Century in Color.
If not, click [HERE] and refresh your memory.
Since that post in June there has been some fun and interesting Turrell moments transpiring.
First was last weeks announcement of James Turrell taking over the Guggenheim to turn it into one of his eponymous “skyspaces.” This exhibit will begin June 21, 2013 which just happens to kick off the Summer solstice.
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In current happenings a little closer to home (my former home) the Los Angeles County Museum of Art is currently hosting a James Turrell retrospective. The retrospective will take you through fifty years of Turrell’s works including the Roden Crater project.
Second, there is more fun James Turrell news to be found in the May issue of The Hollywood Reporter. James was commissioned to design a home theater for a former CEO of E!, called the Picture Plane. This piece of work isn’t available for everyone to experience. For “those in the know”, a coveted invitation to a movie screening in the Picture Plane is almost as magical as the pre-movie screening of the sunset as manufactured through the Picture Plane.
Please take the opportunity to attend either or both of these shows to experience light and color through the eyes of this California native. I hope to have an opportunity to see either of these exhibits.
The color in the imagery is just breathtaking, no?!
James Turrell Guggenheim Return: Light Artist Takes Over Rotunda (PHOTOS).
I love how Turrell demonstrates Light Creates Space, Color, and Perception!
I do too! Thank you for stopping by. Will you be able to attend either of these shows?
I am trying to go to the one in LA. How about you? http://www.segmation.wordpress.com
I would love too attend either show. I will be in NYC at some point this summer but I don’t know if I will have time to attend. Please share your experience if you make it to the LACMA show.
I will Leatrice. Thanks for your comment.
The reviews and images are starting to come in from the Turrell exhibit. I have yet to read one that wasn’t a “glowing” review.
I hope you get a chance to check out this exhibit.
Please do share your thoughts here!