Coverbild James Turrell
James Turrell
Eclipse
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Edited by: Michael Hue-Williams Fine Art, London
Texts by: Richard Bright
English
January 2000 , 98 Pages , 0 Ills.
hardcover with audio-CD
275mm x 216mm
ISBN: 978-3-7757-0898-2
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For the eclipse of the sun on 11th August 1999, Turrell conceived two perceptual spaces in the extreme south-west of Cornwall.
NOT AVAILABLE FROM HATJE CANTZ IN GB The American artist James Turrell has been working with phenomena related to light and perception since the mid-1960s. His most spectacular project is Roden Crater in the Painted Desert in Arizona, which he acquired in the seventies. Simple architectural interventions - a network of chambers and passages has been embedded in the body of the vulcano for over twenty years - create the feeling of a sky devoid of limits, a dome arching over the earth, a phenomenon which Turrell calls the other horizon. For the eclipse of the sun on 11th August 1999, Turrell conceived two perceptual spaces in the extreme south-west of Cornwall: a Skyspace with the title The Elliptic Ecliptic, which he constructed on a slope opposite St. Michael's Mount, and the Shallow Space Construction in Newlyn Art Gallery, which he named Arcus. Photos by James Turrell document the artist's most recent work. The book is accompanied by a CD specially recorded for this project with compositions by Paul Schütze. The artist: James Turrell, born 1943 in Los Angeles. 1961-1965 studied psychology, mathematics and art history at Pomona College in Claremont, California. Studied art at the University of California in Irvine until 1965/66 and then until 1973 at Claremont Graduate School. Lives and works in Flagstaff, Arizona.
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