Like memory, Turrell‘s work exists outside of space and time and sound.
The artist requested that the museum close the installation in January after construction on a neighboring luxury condo encroached on the work’s view.
After reports of an intruding luxury condo development, the artist requested that the museum close the work until the project’s construction scaffolding is no longer visible.
In the immortal words of Joni Mitchell, “They paved paradise and put up a
parking lot massive skyscraper.”
The city where I grew up, Culiacán, is home to three generations of drug lords — and a peculiar outdoor garden filled with contemporary art.
Into the Light, which will remain on long-term view at the museum, brings together installations from every stage of Turrell’s five-decade career.
On May 28, Building 6, a three-story structure that was renovated by architecture firm Bruner/Cott, opened on the museum’s industrial campus and doubled its gallery footprint.
Through a combination of light and sound, for a few moments at least, the work can strip you of all the typical assurances of selfhood.
The internet almost exploded last night when Drake dropped the music video for his track, “Hotline Bling.”
Some artists display their hometown pride (or lack thereof) all over their canvases: One of William Eggleston’s most famous photographs, for example, was shot near where he grew up, in Sumner, Mississippi.
Boxing Day is a holiday celebrated by aesthetes the world over. In order to purify ourselves after the rampant commercialism and visual over-stimulation of the past month, we devote this day to the solemn contemplation of square and rectangular Minimalist sculptures.
Earlier today @museumnerd tweeted out a link to a view of Michael Heizer’s land work “Double Negative” (1969) in Google Maps. Viewed in satellite, from high above, Heizer’s 1,500-foot-long trenches looks almost incidental, like cuts made with scissors into the skin of the earth.