Turrell Opening Events

Conversation with James Turrell
Friday, October 18, 12-1pm
Student Activity Center Ballroom

Artist James Turrell and Lynn Herbert, former senior curator of the Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston , discuss The Color Inside, a Skyspace on the rooftop garden of the Student Activity Center at The University of Texas at Austin.
Free and no reservations required; limited seating available.

Tours of The Color Inside, Blanton Museum of Art, and Harry Ransom Center
Saturday, October 19, 2pm and 3pm
Starting at the Skyspace on the Rooftop of the Student Activity Center

Begins with a music performance by a string quartet from the Butler School of Music inside the Skyspace. The tour will walk to the Blanton to view a large-scale aquatint by Turrell entitled First Light, Plate B1, which is on display through mid-December. Tour ends at the Harry Ransom Center to see James Turrell: Deep Sky, an exhibition of seven aquatints created by Turrell in collaboration with the publisher Peter Blum Editions, on display through December 13. Tours last 1-1.5 hours.

Music Performance
Saturday, October 19, 2pm, 3pm, and 4pm
Inside the Skyspace, Rooftop of the Student Activity Center

On Opening Day, Landmarks presents three unique performances of Lightscape, a new composition by University of Texas graduate student, assistant instructor, and award-winning composer, Joel Love. Landmarks commissioned Joel Love to create a composition inspired by The Color Inside.

Lightscape will be performed by Butler School of Music Students: Yunji Lee, Chloe Park, Andrew Haduong, and Mic Vredenburgh.

It will also be available to stream.

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