James Turrell Geometry of Light


Kulturbetriebe Unna, Ursula Sinnreich

Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern, 2009


out of print

At the center of this book is a group of works, Sky Spaces, which have become an art form in their own right, developed by Turrell over the course of his career. Academic, philosophical, and art-historical essays explain the development and significance of these perceptual spaces, whose concept is closely bound to the creation of the Roden Crater Project in the Arizona desert, where the artist began erecting an observatory in 1974. Examples of his work are used to explain the meaning of these light spaces to contemporary art. Also included is the latest installation, Skyspace/Camera Obscura Space, which Turrell conceived for the Zentrum für Internationale Lichtkunst in Unna.

Artikelnummer: 2689 Categorie:

ISBN: 9783775723695

128 pages, 100 illustrations, 94 in color, 22,70 × 29,50 cm, hardcover, bilingual English/German