James Turrell

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James Turrell: Painting with Light

Friday, August 23, 2013

An installation by James Turrell can seem like a magic trick. He builds structures that seem to contain light the way a cup holds water. His work is sublime, and also difficult to access — often located in remote locales, in private homes, or, most famously, below an extinct volcano in Arizona ...

Slideshow: James Turrell's Aten Reign

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Elmore Leonard & High School Band Finale

Friday, August 23, 2013

This week in Studio 360, we remember master crime writer Elmore Leonard, who died this week, with an interview from 2005. Our Battle of the High School Bands concludes when rock star judges Andrew W.K. and Thao Nguyen pick a winning song and unveil their cover version. Kurt asks Tony ...

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Art Talk - Museum Lines: Popular or Painful?

Friday, July 12, 2013

Call it the most popular rain in town.

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I saw the light in Naoshima

Sunday, November 16, 2008

You'd think that a New Yorker wouldn't succumb easily to urban claustrophobia. But when I finally got to the fields and mountains of rural southern Japan -- three trains and four hours later -- the sense of relief and calm I felt were palpable. I was making a pilgrimage to ...
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