Raethro Pink by James Turrell

This work was one of Turrell's early projection pieces and consists of a rhomboid of pink light projected into the corner of a room to give the impression of a luminous three-dimensional pyramid hovering in the darkness.

Details

Medium:
Projected light
Dimensions:
Variable
Art Fund grant:
£30,000 ( Total: £204,217)
Acquired in:
2008
Vendor:
Michael Hue-Williams at the Albion Gallery

The artist describes his work as more perceptual than minimalist or conceptual. The National Museum Wales seeks to represent important and influential figures working internationally post 1945 like Turrell in addition to modern and contemporary practice in Wales.

Provenance

The artist; private family trust.

Venue details

National Museum Cardiff Cathays Park, CARDIFF Cardiff CF10 3NP 029 2039 7951 museum.wales/

Entry details

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