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James Turrell

[American Installation Artist, born in 1943]

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Original works by James Turrell available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
 
 
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteGuggenheim Museum, New York City

Notable SiteHirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
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Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City
1 work online when last checked

Notable SiteSan Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Notable SiteWhitney Museum of American Art, New York City

Art Tower Mito, Japan
Toward Unknown Light, installation

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

Chichu Art Museum, Naoshima, Japan

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, New York City
From the 2004 exhibition Design is not Art

De Pont Foundation for Contemporary Art, Netherlands
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Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

James Turrell in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Database

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri

Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, Texas

James Turrell at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
Gemini G.E.L. prints

Phoenix Art Museum, Arizona

Staatsgalerie Stuttgart (in German)  
First Light

The Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

The Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

 
National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums

Smithsonian American Art Museum National Art Inventories
List of works nationwide from two sources: the Inventory of American Paintings Executed before 1914 and the Inventory of American Sculpture (only a few percent of listings have an accompanying image)

 
Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

 
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Miscellaneous Sites:
Greenmuseum - A Virtual Environmental Art Museum

The BBC
james turrell, albion gallery

 
Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteGrove Dictionary of Art Online (excerpt)  

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

artcritical, the online magazine of art and ideas
First Moment, 2003

ARTnews
"I Slept in Roden Crater"

Frieze Magazine
Review (from issue 16): James Turrell

The Art Newspaper
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"Battle lines drawn in case of art dealer Michael Hue-Williams vs James Turrell"

The New Yorker
"James Turrell at Pace Wildenstein", brief 2005 review by Peter Schjeldahl

Time Magazine
"Poetry out of Emptiness: The light-wave sculptures of James Turrell", 1981 article by Robert Hughes

 
Multimedia:
PBS
Profile from art:21 - Art in the 21st Century


"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
Look Inside Books:Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.            
Search Inside Books:Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.
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James Turrell: Eclipse


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James Turrell: The Other Horizon


 
 
 
 
 
 
 



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