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Light is another one of those often-overlooked media. Now 70, artist James Turrell has made a career of opening people's eyes to a different way of perceiving. The artist is celebrating in style with three exhibitions throughout the country. Check out the slideshow in the article!

Text by: Carren Jao
Edited by: Malaika Byng
Published: 25 May 2013, Wallpaper*

Rendering of Guggenheim site-specific exhibition, which makes use of the museum's iconic rotunda.
This May, legendary artist James Turrell celebrates his 70th birthday with a trio of blockbuster exhibitions across the United States. Known for his explorations of light and space, Turrell has inspired awe among audiences for almost five decades.

Working in close collaboration, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH), and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York concurrently present complementary yet independently-curated exhibitions, which tell the story of the artist's pioneering experiments in perception and light projection. The exhibitions incidentally coincide with the debut of another of Turrell's work - a dramatic site-specific light installation at The Shops at Crystals, the Libeskind-designed luxury retail complex in Las Vegas. [read more]


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