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 Turrell, James (1943 - )
USA

Fargo, Blue, 1967

Projection piece;
0 x 0 cm
Light and Space Art

UID 102-579



Biography

Born in Los Angeles. Began his career in California in the early 1966’s as one of the leaders of a new group of artists working with light and space. His artworks make manifest the physical presence of light and heighten our visual perception. Over the past two decades, Turrell’s work has been recognized in exhibitions in major museums around the world. Selected exhibitions: Light and Space, Whitney, 1983. In 1992; Fundació Caixa de Pensiones, Madird; Israel Museum, Jerusalém, Kunsteverin, Düsseldorf; 1993, Hayward Gallery, London, ICA, Philadelphia, 1994, Magasin 3, Konsthalle, Stockholm, 1998, Menil Museum, Houston. In 1989 he also bought Liss Ard Estate in the South Coast of Ireland, that he is transforming into The Irish Sky Garden.



Exhibitions

James Turrell: Light and Space
Whitney Museum of American Art, USA
01-01-1981 ~ 31-12-1981

James Turrell: Light Projections from the Sixties
Anthony d'Offay Gallery, United Kingdom
12-05-1993 ~ 16-06-1993

Building/Unbuilding/Inhabit - works of The Berardo Collection
Centro Cultural de Belém (CCB), Portugal
29-04-2005 ~ 15-01-2006

The Berardo Collection
Sintra Museu de Arte Moderna - Colecção Berardo (SMAM-CB), Portugal
17-05-1997 ~ 31-08-1997

James Turrell
Anthony d'Offay Gallery, United Kingdom
04-09-1991 ~ 05-10-1991

Light Projections
Main and Hill Studio, Mendota Hotel, USA
01-01-1968 ~ 31-12-1968

Face - a - Face
Sintra Museu de Arte Moderna - Colecção Berardo (SMAM-CB), Portugal
02-10-2001 ~ 30-04-2001

Allgarve 2008
Museu Serralves - Museu de Arte Contemporânea, Portugal
12-06-2008 ~ 07-09-2008

Observers
Museu Colecção Berardo, Portugal
14-02-2011 ~ 29-05-2011


Bibliography

James Turrell, 2004
Published by IVAM Centre Julio Gonzalez

James Turrell: Light and Space, 1981
Published by Whitney Museum of American Art

The Berardo Collection – Sintra Museum of Modern Art, 1996
Published by Sintra Museu de Arte Moderna - Colecção Berardo
ISBN 9729739105







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