LIGHT something that makes things visible or affords illumination
James Turrell is an artist who uses light as his main medium.
As a child in a Quaker family, James Turrell was about to be introduced to the Meeting. He asked his grandmother to explain what it was all about, he said "
He aims to change viewers' perception with his work and envelope them in the art
He creates passages that allow the audience to see only the stars, enabling them to watch the earth's rotation. Other passages erase the horizon, capturing the sky.
He creates light tunnels to have viewers enter and be enclosed in light
Roden Crater: started in 1972, still not complete. how much did it cost?
"two marriages and a relationship..."