James Turrell Quotes

James Turrell Quotes: I wanted the light to be the revelation. It has to do with what we value. I want people to treasure light.
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James Turrell Quote: I'm known as a light artist. But rather than be someone who depicted light, or painted light in some way, I wanted to have the work be light.
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Quotes about James Turrell: I am not an Earth artist, I'm totally involved in the sky.
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Quote about James Turrell: It was important that people come to value light as we value gold, silver, paintings, objects.
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James Turrell Sayings: I've always felt that night doesn't fall. Night rises. There are these incidences in flying where you just sit there. It's one of the best seats in the house.
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James Turrell Saying: The Meeting is actually like the Gunpowder Meeting, or some of the earlier American Quaker MeetingsThe long house form is something that was traditionthat's what I started with as an idea. But then making this in terms of the sizing and the use that was asked for by Live Oak Meeting- I mean it's a very traditional form, except it's convertible. The top opens, and it makes a sky space where sky is really brought down to you; your awareness of it is made quite different. It was a little bit of a novel idea, that it's a roof that opens.
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