Phenomenal: California Light, Space, Surface, MCASD La Jolla, La Jolla, CA, MCASD Downtown, San Diego, CA

mcasd-phenomenal

In the 1960s and 70s, light became a primary medium for a loosely-affiliated group of artists working in Los Angeles. Whether by directing the flow of natural light, embedding artificial light within objects or architecture, or by playing with light through the use of transparent, translucent or reflective materials, these artists each made perception itself the subject of their work.

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“Phenomenal: California Light, Space, Surface”, Museum of Contempory Art, San Diego, CA

james turrell_mcasd

In the 1960s and ’70s, light became a primary medium for a loosely-affiliated group of artists working in Los Angeles. Whether by directing the flow of natural light, embedding artificial light within objects or architecture, or by playing with light through the use of transparent, translucent or reflective materials, these artists each made the visitor’s experience of light and other sensory phenomena under specific conditions the focus of their work.

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