Artist James Turrell Discusses Drake and New Fame
on 16 December 2015
For decades, James Turell has captivated the art world with his immersive and mesmerizing light installations—long before Drake’s “Hotline Bling” video cast his name into the minds of a younger crowd. On the heels of his latest exhibition at Kanye Griffin Cocoran, the 72-year-old artist spoke with The Guardian, discussing his new-found fame in pop culture, his upcoming projects, and the relationship between humans and light: “Clearly we weren’t made for the midday sun. We were made for twilight... When light is reduced the pupil opens and we can really feel it.” Head to The Guardian to read the full interview.