Went to LACMA yesterday and checked out the James Turrell retrospective. Unbelievable stuff. He uses light and space to create fully immersive experiences, playing with afterimage phenomena like this and this.
Rather than explain further, here’s a video that does an admirable job at summing things up in under six minutes:
The retrospective is taking place in three museums around the world. Don’t miss it. It’s air conditioning for the mind. If you’re in LA, here’s the ticket info.
PS: Look what he’s doing with the Roden Crater.