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James Turrell

Born: 6-May-1943
Birthplace: Los Angeles, CA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Artist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Skyspaces

"[Turrell is] an orchestrator of experience, not a creator of cheap effects. And every artist knows how cheap an effect is, and how revolutionary an experience." Chuck Close

Father: Archibald Milton Turrell
Mother: Margaret Hodges
Wife: Kyung-Lim Lee

    University: BA Perceptual Psychology, Pomona College (1965)
    University: University of California at Irvine (graduate study)
    University: MA Art, Claremont Graduate University (1973)

    Wolf Prize in Arts 1998

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