Skyspace

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A skyspace is an architectural design in which a room, which is painted in a neutral color has a large hole in its ceiling which opens directly to the sky. The room, whose perimeter has benches, allows observers to look at the sky in such a way as though it were framed. LED lights which surround the hole can change colors to affect the viewer's perception of the sky.[1][2][3][4]

The design is the work of American artist James Turrell. As of 2013 over 82 skypaces have been installed worldwide.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "James Turrell Skyspace - Dividing The Light". Pomona College Museum of Art. Retrieved 4 February 2011. 
  2. ^ Plagens, Peter (2007). "SkyHigh". Arthur Frommer's Budget Travel 10 1 (60). 
  3. ^ "Turrell Skyspace at Pomona" 38 (9). ArtWeek. Nov 2007. p. 24. ISSN 0004-4121. 
  4. ^ Stolz, George (June 2009). "Bringing the Sky to Earth". ARTnews 108 (6): 44–45. 
  5. ^ Elder, Adam (May 27, 2013). "Mad Genius Buys Volcano, Transforms It Into Naked-Eye Observatory". wired.com. Retrieved 27 May 2013. 

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