Everything You Need to Know About James Turrell's Light Art Installations Through His Greatest Works

Stuck Red and Stuck Blue, 1970

Created in a specially-built octagonal room, this pair of installations uses precise amounts of light and specific temperatures of color to distort depth of field. Though the installation is built in 3 dimensions, the confluence of angle and shade flattens the viewer's perception into two dimensions through prolonged viewing. This meddling with perception is central to Turrell's practice.

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