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Friday, July 22, 2011

Excited for James Turell's Skyspace to open starting July 25!



 James Turrell's skyspace

Public Announcement of Skyspace Reopening

By Patrick Brooks - Posted on July 28 2010
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
 
Live Oak Friends Meeting (Quaker), announces the regular viewing of James Turrell's skyspace will begin again on Friday 30 July 2010 approximately 60 minutes before sunset. All are welcome. 
 

The Meeting House and skyspace, 1318 West 26th Street, Houston, TX 77007 will open every Friday one hour before sunset for prayer, meditation, and viewing of the skyspace. Private group viewings can be arranged by contacting the meeting scheduler at friendjann@hotmail.com. 
 
James Turrell, Leslie K. Elkins Architecture, Atlantech Systems, and W. S. Bellows Construction reengineered and rebuilt the moveable roof component to the skyspace. The project was coordinated by LOFM Property Clerk, Philip Koch. Questions should be directed to pskoch@swbell.net. 
 
The meeting wishes to thank the Houston Endowment for providing a grant to fund the reengineering and remaking of the moveable roof component of the Turrell skyspace.
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James Turrell (born 6 May 1943) is an American artist primarily concerned with light and space. Turrell was a MacArthur Fellow in 1984. He is represented by The Pace Gallery in New York. Turrell is best known for his work in progress, Roden Crater, located outside Flagstaff, Arizona, where he is turning a natural cinder volcanic crater into a massive naked-eye observatory.




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