James Archie Turrell is active/lives in Arizona, California. James Turrell is known for conceptual sketch, light installations.
Biography James Turrell
Born in Los Angeles and a resident of Arizona, James Turrell is a
builder with light, a sculptor of large-scale installation, conceptual
pieces that allow viewers to have interactive experiences with light.
of his major pieces is at the site of the Roden Crater, an inactive
volcano on land owned by Turrell near Flagstaff, Arizona. He is
transforming the crater from the inside out into a light observatory.
attended Pomona College in California, majoring in psychology, art
history, and mathematics and then graduated from the University of
California in 1966 and from Claremont Graduate School in 1973. In
1998, he received the Arizona Governor's Artist Award.
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