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James Turrell, Unseen Blue (2002), a temporary Skyspace installation at the Mattress Factory. Photo taken at sunrise.

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James Turrell Donates Custom-Made Skyspace To Pittsburgh Museum The Mattress Factory

The Mattress Factory, a contemporary-art museum in Pittsburgh, has announced that James Turrell has donated one of his “Skyspace” works to the museum’s permanent collection. Estimated at $1 million, the gift is the largest in the museum’s history.“He called us … Read More


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James Turrell’s ‘Meeting’ Skyspace Will Reopen at MoMA PS1 This Summer, Following Renovations

When MoMA PS1 shut the doors to James Turrell’s Meeting (1986), a large installation work in a former classroom on the third floor of the Queens institution, in 2013, it meant visitors could no longer experience the artist’s first-ever public skyspace—the name he … Read More


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Morning Links: Jackson Pollock Forgeries Edition

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The Skystone Foundation, Which Oversees Turrell’s Roden Crater, Taps Yvette Y. Lee to Be Director

The Skystone Foundation, the nonprofit organization responsible for supporting and administering artist James Turrell’s famed Roden Crater in Arizona, announced the appointment of Yvette Y. Lee to the newly established position of executive director. Lee previously served as senior project manager … Read More


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Leonardo DiCaprio Will Co-Host LACMA’s Art + Film Gala Honoring James Turrell

The Los Angeles County Museum today announced that its Art + Film gala, the institution’s annual buddy film starring Hollywood and its creepy yet mildly redeeming younger brother, the art world, will honor director Alejandro G. Iñárritu and artist James … Read More


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A computerized mock-up of Carsten Höller's slides.


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Morning Links: Giant Slides Edition

An ancient Egyptian masterpiece displayed in Cairo’s Egyptian Museum—a 5-foot long painting known as “Meidum Geese”—may be a forgery. [The Art Newspaper]The Art Newspaper analyzed 600 exhibitions submitted by 68 museums in the U.S., and found that almost one-third of … Read More


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James Turrell Allowing Limited Visitors to Roden Crater for $6,500 a Person

On May 14, 15, 16, and 17 this year, the Roden Crater, artist James Turrell’s unfinished but still legendary piece of land art in the Arizona desert, will be open to a select group of people for a fundraising event–meant … Read More


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‘It’s Not About Light—It Is Light’

Three major museum shows provide an unprecedented chance to assess the optical, intangible, and mesmerizing art of James Turrell Read More


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The ARTnews 200 Top Collectors: Jeanne and Michael L. Klein

Yes, they know they have a chair in the lake–it’s a Roy McMakin Read More


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James Turrell, Rendering of installation for the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, 2012, Artificial and natural light. RENDERING CREATED BY ANDREAS TJELDFLAAT.

Light at the End of the Turrell

In a three-part retrospective that spans the country, James Turrell will transform museum spaces with works composed of spatially disorienting ambient light Read More


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Fruits of the Vineyard

An ancient French vineyard is reborn as a site for permanent art installations and modern architecture Read More


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Om Is Where the Art Is

More and more museums are offering meditation in their galleries Read More


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L.A. Stories

Shining light on uncatalogued archives, misplaced works, and undocumented careers, more than 60 venues in Southern California present shows on the art of postwar Los Angeles Read More


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Bringing the Sky to Earth

In his new installation in southern Spain, James Turrell makes the color— and position—of the sky a mere matter of perception. Read More