International 2009 Archives
James Turrell, Wolfsburg’s Project
Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg (Germany)
The primary medium of Californian artist James Turrell is light. Probably the best-
Occupying a central place in James Turrell's oeuvre is the Roden Crater, an extinct volcano in the Arizona desert which the artist has been transforming into an observatory since 1974.
Building upon the cosmis aspects of this quiet, mediative place, Turrell is creating the worlwide largest museum installation he has made to date at the Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, producing a light-
The timelessness and fascination of James Turrell's works derives from his incredible skill at capturing light and giving it the visual presence and tactile density of a physical body.
Exhibition 24 October 2009 -
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