James Turrell, ‘Deep Sky’, 1984, Print, Set of 7 aquatints, Mary Ryan Gallery, Inc
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James Turrell

Deep Sky, 1984

Set of 7 aquatints
21 × 27 in
53.3 × 68.6 cm
Edition of 45
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Location
New York
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James Turrell
American, b. 1943
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James Turrell has innovated photographic techniques that allow light to have a physical presence. Using holography to make the light itself the subject rather than the medium, Turrell creates colored light installations that appear to possess mass and take up space as planes, cubes, pyramids, and tunnels. Turrell’s series “Skyspace,” (begun in the 1970s), which he has constructed around the world, are enclosed spaces open to the sky through an aperture in the roof that enable viewers to observe changes in light from minute to minute and season to season, what has been described as a religious experience.

James Turrell, ‘Deep Sky’, 1984, Print, Set of 7 aquatints, Mary Ryan Gallery, Inc
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James Turrell
American, b. 1943
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James Turrell has innovated photographic techniques that allow light to have a physical presence. Using holography to make the light itself the subject rather than the medium, Turrell creates colored light installations that appear to possess mass and take up space as planes, cubes, pyramids, and tunnels. Turrell’s series “Skyspace,” (begun in the 1970s), which he has constructed around the world, are enclosed spaces open to the sky through an aperture in the roof that enable viewers to observe changes in light from minute to minute and season to season, what has been described as a religious experience.

James Turrell

Deep Sky, 1984

Set of 7 aquatints
21 × 27 in
53.3 × 68.6 cm
Edition of 45
.
Sold
Location
New York
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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