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James Turrell

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

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.

'Go Inside And Greet The Light'

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.22.2013 | Arts

"Seeing is a very sensuous act," James Turrell is quoted as saying in Richard Cadena's iconic book, Automated Lighting. For nearly 50 years Turrell...

Todd Williamson Brings "Unpolarized Light" to George Billis Gallery

Nicholas Marlin | Posted 07.15.2013 | Arts
Nicholas Marlin

Unpolarized light emitted by the sun, by a lamp, or by a candle flame creates light waves that vibrate in more than one plane in a variety of directions. It is a fitting name for Todd Williamson's current show.

10 Exhibitions You Should Know About

MutualArt | Posted 05.15.2013 | Arts

On Stellar Rays and Higher Pictures are pleased to present a joint exhibition of Rochelle Feinstein.

At the Rothko Chapel: Art, Meditation and Reverence

John Seed | Posted 08.29.2012 | Arts
John Seed

"Resting the mind can be accomplished by meditation, and also by artwork, which allows the intuition to flow: the conscious mind recedes. Meditation a...

Turrell's 'Twilight Epiphany' Lights Up The Night

Posted 06.21.2012 | Arts

Even the most spectacular works of art have trouble measuring up to the beauty of a majestic sunset. James Turrell decided against pitting the two exp...

Doug Wheeler Distills Infinity

Gabrielle Selz | Posted 03.25.2012 | Arts
Gabrielle Selz

In Wheeler's art case it is purely the medium of light that we explore, touch, see, and sense. His simplified use of material heightens and distills the experience. Being inside his space is at once ethereal and dense.

Los Angeles Art Openings This Week

Bill Bush | Posted 11.12.2011 | Arts
Bill Bush


Review of Rebels in Paradise

Michael Roth | Posted 10.01.2011 | Home
Michael Roth

Rebels In Paradise has some interesting things to say about the development of a distinctive Los Angeles gallery world, with its connections to the entertainment industry and the burgeoning museum culture.

LIGHT ART: Innovative Experiments Using Light In Art And Architecture

Patricia Brizzio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Patricia Brizzio

Robert Irwin's Way Out West exhibit, at The Pace Gallery, inspired this slideshow of some of the most important experiments with light in art, archite...

BLOGWATCH> Have You Been Inside Jame's Turrell's Bubble? Daily Serving Wants To Know | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Have you been inside 'The Bubble'? It's the burning question floating around London's artworld these days. The number of smug souls who have entered ...

EXHIBITION SPOTLIGHT: Artist James Turrell On View At Gagosian Gallery, London

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: James Turrell WHAT: James Turrell at the Gagosian, Britannia Street WHEN: 13th October- 10 December 2010 WHERE: Gagosian Gallery, 6-24 Britann...

Plan ForYourArt April 1-4

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

In a two part series on James Turrell, Frank Navarro and artist Claude Collins-Stracensky present a lecture on the artist followed by a visit to his outdoor skyspace at the Claremont University.

The History of Art, Through the Lens of Los Angeles

Michael Govan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Michael Govan

Los Angeles has also given birth to a distinct moment in art history during the last 40 years. The modern world was invented -- or reinvented -- in LA. Everything gets reinvented in California.