James Turrell -The Light Inside

James Turrell a American artist born 1943, Mainly concerned about the “light and space” throughout his artworks

James Turrell has been influenced by his childhood experience since the psychology perceptual training and that formed his fascination about light and space. In the time 1960, he published his first draft that showed a artist so dedicated to the natural sight that is light and space

“My work is more about your seeing than it is about my seeing, although it is a product of my seeing. I’m also interested in the sense of presence of space; that is space where you feel a presence, almost an entity — that physical feeling and power that space can give.”

Turrell starting to create his spatial art pieces by pure light recorded in 1967. As you can see, the main objects showed in the image are simple geometric, the creation of basics that built up our world. The masterpieces I’ve put in the top of the article called “The Light Inside” published in 1999. A spatial one shaped by a tunnel piece.

James Turrell’s works during 1990-1991

As my view, I prefer to say those works are so related to architecture. to be a guy that passionate with architectural stuff, I could say those works highly showed his understanding about space and shape.

“Interspace and lights are all his creation materials.” — by me

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