Pace Prints President Dick Solomon with James Turrell at the Pace Editions printshop in Manhattan. The source images for the prints were photographs of the installation of Aten Reign at the Guggenheim Museum. Because the piece was composed of constantly shifting light, the artist had to select among hundreds of visible states to reference color for the prints. Courtesy Pace Prints.
Woodblocks and progressive proofs of the prints at the Pace Editions printshop in Manhattan. These prints made use of the unusual combination of water-based Japanese Ukiyo-e woodblock printing and oil-based metal relief printing to create dramatic contrasts in luminosity. Courtesy Pace Prints.
Swatches of color in water-based inks. The final version of each print used 14 colors. Courtesy Pace Prints.