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James Turrell

Lapsed Quaker Ware Cupboard (unique), 1998

Cupboard: cherry wood, Lapsed Quaker Ware (29 pieces): porcelain and black basalt, Basaltware: signed LQW
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Cupboard: 53" x 29" x 13 5/8", Oval platter: 13" x 7 1/2"

Fabricator: …

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Cupboard: 53" x 29" x 13 5/8", Oval platter: 13" x 7 1/2"

Fabricator: Nicholas Mosse(basalt ware)

Literature: Barbara Bloemink and Joseph Cunningham, Design ? Art: Functional Objects from Donald Judd to Rachel Whiteread, Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Smithsonian and Merrell, London …

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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.

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Rago

Cupboard: 53" x 29" x 13 5/8", Oval platter: 13" x 7 1/2"

Fabricator: …

Read more

Cupboard: 53" x 29" x 13 5/8", Oval platter: 13" x 7 1/2"

Fabricator: Nicholas Mosse(basalt ware)

Literature: Barbara Bloemink and Joseph Cunningham, Design ? Art: Functional Objects from Donald Judd to Rachel Whiteread, Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Smithsonian and Merrell, London …

Read more
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

Lapsed Quaker Ware Cupboard (unique), 1998

Cupboard: cherry wood, Lapsed Quaker Ware (29 pieces): porcelain and black basalt, Basaltware: signed LQW
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