James Turrell offers insights into his personal relationship to light and his dedication to presenting its inherent presence as a material. Accompanied by gorgeous imagery, the artist speaks poetically about the neurological contexts for vision and perception, the energy of lucid dreams, and humanity’s relationship to nature and the cosmos. Directed by Jessica Yu for LACMA’s Art + Film documentary series. (8 minutes)

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