« Back to article: Seeing is believing: James Turrell reveals the secrets of his mind-bending Skyspace at Rice

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Turrell has designed at least 70 large-scale installations since the 1970s, including pieces at the Live Oak Meeting House in the Heights and at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Photo by © Michelle Watson/CatchLightGroup.com
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People feel color in relation to sound," Turrell said. "For many, when they hear a loud sound, they see a color. Or when they see a color, they hear a sort of internal music or sound. Everyone has this." Photo by © Michelle Watson/CatchLightGroup.com
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Encased within a large mound, the outdoor observation area of Twilight Epiphany is topped with a elevated flat roof containing a large square oculus. Photo by © Michelle Watson/CatchLightGroup.com
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James Turrell , Michael Govan Photo by © Michelle Watson/CatchLightGroup.com
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Photo by © Michelle Watson/CatchLightGroup.com