Tag Archives: National Gallery of Australia

Perceptual Cell, National Gallery of Australia

11 Jan

It’s my first post for 2015 and I actually don’t know where to begin. I’m trying to put myself back in the Perceptual Cell Bindu Shards, part of the James Turrell exhibition at National Gallery of Australia. It is an experience that almost defies words. But I’m going to try to drag them out.

For over 50 years, James Turrell has been using light to make art that is psychologically perplexing. Each piece isn’t viewed, but experienced. With his pieces, every sense you use to identify something, to make sense of a situation, is challenged.

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Skywhale launch

11 May

Whatever your thoughts about Skywhale, it’s fair to say it’s Canberra’s latest sensation. Here she is, in pictures:

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