James Turrell: Amba A Turrell Space Division (also called an ‘Aperture’ work) consists of a large, horizontal aperture cut into a wall. There is no glass. The aperture in a Space Division work appears to be a flat painting or an LED screen but is a light-emitting opening to a seemingly infinite, light filled room beyond.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY James Turrell (born May 6, 1943) is an American artist primarily concerned with light and space. Turrell was a MacArthur Fellow in 1984. Turrell is best known for his work in progress, Roden Crater, a natural cinder cone crater located outside Flagstaff, Arizona that he is turning into a massive naked-eye observatory.