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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

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

Aleksandra Mir’s “spoof on Earth Art and art history” transformed a Dutch beach into a lunar landscape of hills and craters for a day in l999. COURTESY THE ARTIST (2)
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Moving Mountains, Walking on Water

As artists like James Turrell and Michael Heizer continue to toil on their massive Earthworks, caretakers of other examples of Land Art are facing questions of conservation, access, and environmental impact. Meanwhile, more ecologically conscious artists have been updating the genre. Read More

Roden Crater rises over the sunken vista of Arizona’s Painted Desert. KAY LARSON
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I Slept in Roden Crater

A night in the eye of a volcano was a life-altering experience Read More