Artist James Turrell brings a new glow to the top floor of Louis Vuitton Las Vegas
James Turrell, Roden Crater. Bronze stairs leading from inside the crater to the summit. Photo by Ed Krupp.
last december, villa panza celebrated the ingenuity of renowned american artists robert irwin and james turrell with an exhibition entitled ‘aisthesis – the origin of sensations‘. a total of 19 works — encompassing projections, installations and sensory environments — have been integrated into the spaces of the italian villa-turned-gallery-space.
Pool | Installation - American Light Artist James Turrell creates installations that combine art and science. Building on his studies of psychology and mathematics, and his experiences as a pilot, Turrell’s works are explorations in light and space.
Gathered Sky (2012) by James Turrell -- A Turrell Skyspace is a specifically proportioned chamber with an aperture in the ceiling open to the sky. Skyspaces can be autonomous structures or integrated into existing architecture. The aperture can be round, ovular or square. Credit: Photo: Ben McMillan