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James Turrell

Become Who You Are: The World's First Legally Recognized Cyborg May Be Onto Something

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 07.31.2015 | Arts

Bodies are imperfect. Every combination of flesh, nerves, bones and blood has its particularities and limitations, some of which restrict the experie...

Haines & Hinterding Tune in to the World's Energies at Museum of Contemporary Art Australia

MutualArt | Posted 07.08.2015 | Arts
MutualArt

Haines and Hinterding's most spectacular installations heighten awareness of the invisible spectrum of forces that permeate the atmosphere, demonstrating that all things, however inert they may appear, vibrate with energy.

Studio Visit With Helen Pashgian: The Leading Lady of Light

Lita Barrie | Posted 06.09.2015 | Arts
Lita Barrie

Light is a lifelong obsession for the most brilliant minds, bringing artists and physicists into critical dialogue through their parallel explorations. For centuries, scientists have asked: "Why is the sky blue?"

This Is What Happens When Nudists Invade An Art Museum (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.09.2015 | Arts

Warning: If our headline wasn't hint enough for you, this post includes a lot of nudity. A lot. "Naked, our whole body experiences color," says art...

Nude Art Tour Guide Explains What It's Like To Actually View Masterpieces In The Buff

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 03.25.2015 | Arts

Nude. Art. Tours. At first, the trend of ogling masterpieces in the buff seems like a cleverly planned gimmick -- a promotional ploy aimed at upping t...

Art Digest: Art News That's Actually Digestible (v2)

Stephen Tanenbaum | Posted 05.23.2015 | Arts
Stephen Tanenbaum

It's been a busy last few weeks. You might have been caught up in the Hillary Clinton email brouhaha, binge watching House of Cards or preparing for March Madness. While you're bracket might already be busted -- don't worry, mine is too -- you can make up for it by busting out some art knowledge to your friends. We can help with that.

11 Art Destinations That Double As Therapeutic Retreats

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 12.18.2014 | Arts

There are many reasons to see art -- to get a taste of something beautiful, to engage in new ways with today's pressing questions, to escape to anothe...

To Rome With Audrey, With Turrell to the Sky

Edward Goldman | Posted 10.26.2014 | Arts
Edward Goldman

I've been in love with Audrey Hepburn all my life. Well, not really all my life, but at least since the moment I saw her in William Wyler's 1953 classic film, Roman Holiday. I was just a kid living in Russia, and I could only dream about traveling to Rome.

Top Ten Contemporary Art Exhibits in 2013

Stephen Knudsen | Posted 03.04.2014 | Arts
Stephen Knudsen

If memorability is in fact, as Henry Geldzahler claimed, a good measure of aesthetic goodness, then perhaps this list is of some worth. So here goes...my top ten contemporary art exhibits in 2013.

James Turrell Lights the Majors: The LACMA vs. the Guggenheim

Elizabeth Sobieski | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Elizabeth Sobieski

Unless the artist is Picasso or Warhol, both of those deceased creators legendarily prolific, it is rare for two important American museums to feature simultaneous major exhibitions of a solo artist's work.

Seeing God in the Museum

S. Brent Plate | Posted 11.23.2013 | Religion
S. Brent Plate

With Aten Reign, Turrell assumes the museum-as-temple, adding his own objects of adoration, and offering a place for redemption. Only here, the object is light itself.

Christine Sciulli and the Geometry of Light

Gabrielle Selz | Posted 11.11.2013 | Arts
Gabrielle Selz

All the visual arts use light in some form, but in artist Christine Sciulli's new piece, Languid, on view at the Governor's Island Art Fair, light is the graphic kinetic tool with which she activates and shapes space.

PHOTOS: Watching The Sunset Through James Turrell

ARTINFO | Posted 09.10.2013 | Arts
ARTINFO

While in Houston for the Texas Biennial, I had the pleasure of visiting not only the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston's James Turrell retrospective, but a...

Doug Aitken: All Aboard the Art Train

MutualArt | Posted 09.03.2013 | Arts
MutualArt

All aboard the art express! Next week, Doug Aitken’s art train project, Station to Station: A Nomadic Happening, will embark on a cross-country ...

Let There Be Light

Priscilla Frank | Posted 08.21.2013 | Arts
Priscilla Frank

Art cowboy and potential extra-terrestrial James Turrell shows us mere mortals what it is to see light. Though we spend most of our waking hours s...

Hamptons Journal: Laurie Anderson Talks Dirt and Other Riffs

Regina Weinreich | Posted 10.19.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

On a field of lights, on a stage bare except for a podium, a big chair, and a neon rectangle that could have been a James Turrell design, Laurie Ander...

Chuck Close: Up Close at Guild Hall

Regina Weinreich | Posted 10.10.2013 | Arts
Regina Weinreich

"This is our best show ever," exulted Guild Hall Executive Director Ruth Appelhof, repeating what she says every August, as she greets guests for the ...

Six Picks for the Week Ahead From the Family Savvy

Sarah Bowman | Posted 10.07.2013 | Los Angeles
Sarah Bowman

Tired of Shark Week, yet? Here's some ideas to inspire a real-life adventure in the city.

Woman Unknowingly Uses James Turrell Piece As Storage Space

Posted 07.22.2013 | Arts

James Turrell seems to be everywhere this summer. His light-centric works are illuminating the Guggenheim, LACMA and Museum of Fine Arts, Houston -- a...

James Turrell's Light Art Installation Opens in Las Vegas

Julie Baumgardner | Posted 09.14.2013 | Arts
Julie Baumgardner

In a bait 'n switch as every mastermind has been known to do, Turrell has undertaken a project almost anathema to the earth-connected, sensory-perception art that he's invented.

Considering Perception: Robert Irwin and James Turrell

Gabrielle Selz | Posted 09.02.2013 | Arts
Gabrielle Selz

Many years ago, in a land far, far away, two young men set off on a journey to portray the experience of perception.

Experience of a Lifetime

Shana Sigmond | Posted 09.01.2013 | Style
Shana Sigmond

I have pieces on my walls that I bought for $5, ones given to me as gifts, those I found while traveling, some that once hung in my parents' home, a few I made myself, several made by friends... and even, yes, a couple I bought at galleries.

It's the Eye...

Peter Clothier | Posted 08.21.2013 | Arts
Peter Clothier

I'd be tempted to call him a magician, if he weren't such a consummate craftsman and technician in the science of light: his effects seem magical, mind-bending, ethereal.

Should LACMA's Imperfection Be Erased or Embraced?

Edward Goldman | Posted 08.18.2013 | Arts
Edward Goldman

The exhibition I wanted to see deals with the ambitious plans by renowned Swiss architect Peter Zumthor to completely re-imagine LACMA's campus by erasing most of the existing buildings in favor of an imposing, amoeba-like structure wrapped in glass.

Into the Light: James Turrell

MutualArt | Posted 08.06.2013 | Arts
MutualArt

With three concurrent museum exhibitions in the states this summer including LACMA in Los Angeles, the Guggenheim in New York and the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston, 70-year-old James Turrell is having his moment.