Selected Solo Exhibitions (Recent)

Selected Solo Exhibitions (Past)

2014

Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel “James Turrell: A Retrospective,” June 1, 2014 to January 3, 2015
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, "James Turrell: A Retrospective," December 2014 to April 2015

2013

The Pace Gallery, New York, New York, “James Turrell,” March 15 to April 20, 2013
Academy Art Museum, Easton, Maryland, "James Turrell Perspectives,” April 20 to July 7, 2013
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California, “James Turrell: A Retrospective,” May 23, 2013 to April 6, 2014
Kayne Griffin Corcoran Gallery, Santa Monica, California, “James Turrell,” May 23 to July 20, 2013
Galerie Almine Rech, Paris, France, "James Turrell," June 1 to July 27, 2013
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas, “James Turrell: The Light Inside,” June 9 to September 22, 2013
The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, New York, “James Turrell,” June 21 to September 25, 2013
ReMap 4, Athens, Greece, “James Turrell: Knowing Light,” September 19 to September 30, 2013
Spencer Museum of Art, The University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, “ James Turrell: Gard Blue,” September 14, 2013 to May 18, 2014
Hausler Contemporary Munich, "James Turrell Projections," November 8, 2013 to February 28, 2014

2012

Pacific Standard Time Performance Festival, Bridges Auditorium, Pomona College, Claremont, CA, “Burning Bridges (restaged),” January 21, 2012
Hiram Butler Gallery, Houston, Texas, “James Turrell: Six Holograms,” July 7 to August 11, 2012
Colorado Springs Fine Art Center, Colorado Springs, Colorado, “James Turrell: Trace Elements: Light into Space,” July 14 to September 30, 2012
Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, “James Turrell, Air Apparent,” October 17, 2012
Hacienda Ochil, Ochil, Yucatan, Mexico, “James Turrell,” November 14, 2012
Cenote Santa Maria, Tixcacaltuyub, Yucatan, Mexico, “James Turrell, Agua de Luz,” November 15, 2012

2011

Kulturhuset, Järna, Sweden , See! Colour! “James Turrell: The Light Inside,” May 15 to October 2, 2011
Garage Center for Contemporary Culture, Moscow, Russia, “James Turrell,” June 11 to August 21, 2011
Kayne Griffin Corcoran Gallery, Santa Monica, California, “James Turrell: Present Tense,” September 15 to December 17, 2011
Häusler Contemporary, Zürich, Switzerland, “James Turrell: Licht, Körper,” November 17, 2011 to February 25, 2012

2010

Almine Rech Gallery, Brussels, Belgium, “James Turrell,” September 10 to December 21, 2010
Gagosian Gallery, London, England, “James Turrell,” October 12 to December 4, 2010

2009

Kulturbetriebe Unna, Center for International Light Art, Unna, Germany, “James Turrell, The Geometry of Light,” February 2 to May 31, 2009
PaceWildenstein Gallery, New York, New York, “James Turrell: Large Holograms,” September 10 to October 17, 2009
Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Germany, “James Turrell: The Wolfsburg Project,” October 24, 2009 to April 5, 2010 (Extended to October 3, 2010)
Häusler Contemporary, Munich, Germany, “James Turrell: The Roden Crater, Sculpture and Photographs,” January 29 to March 28, 2009
Griffin Contemporary, Santa Monica, California, “James Turrell: Autonomous Structures,” July 25 to August 29, 2009

2008

Baldwin Gallery, Aspen, Colorado, “Light Works 2002-2007,” February 15 to March 9, 2008
Fondo L’Ambiente Italiano (FAI), at Villa Panza, “James Turrell, Arte Oltre la Luce,” May 16 to August 17, 2008
The High Line, New York, New York, “40th Anniversary of Calvin Klein,” September 7, 2008
Oroom Gallery, Seoul Total Art Museum, Seoul, and Museé Shium, Seoul, “James Turrell,” October 9 to December 19, 2008
Unna, Germany, "James Turrell, The Roden Crater," November 27, 2008 to January 31, 2009

2007

Häusler Contemporary, Zurich, Switzerland, “James Turrell, The Tall Glass,” March 3 to August 3, 2007
Pace Wildenstein, New York, New York, “James Turrell: Light Leadings,” March 23 to April 28, 2007
Albion Gallery, London, England, “James Turrell, Orca Blue,” June 5 to July 20, 2007
Pomona College Museum of Art, Claremont, California, “James Turrell at Pomona College,” September 4, 2007 to May 17, 2008
IUAV (Universitá Iuav de Venezia), Gino Valle Gallery, Venice, Italy, “Geometries of Light: The Roden Crater Project by James Turrell,” October 1 to November 9, 2007
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York, “James Turrell, Gap,” January 5, 2007 to October 23, 2008

2006

Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, “James Turrell: Alta White,” March 8 to September 25, 2006
Griffin Contemporary, Santa Monica, CA, “James Turrell: New Work,” May 20 to August 26, 2006
Louis T. Blouin Foundation, London, United Kingdom, “James Turrell: A Life in Light,” October 13, 2006 to May 27, 2007
Musée de Grenoble, Grenoble, France, “James Turrell,” November 10 to December 12, 2006

2005

Alan Koppel Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, “James Turrell: Transformative Space,” March 25 to May 6, 2005
PaceWildenstein Gallery, New York, New York, “James Turrell: Light Projections 1968 and Light Works 2005,” July 14 to September 10, 2005
Tokyo Publishing House, “James Turrell, Projection Work,” September 5 to 22, 2005
Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield, England, “James Turrell: Light Installations,” November 5, 2005 to May 14, 2006

2004

Griffin Contemporary, Santa Monica, CA, “James Turrell: Autonomous Structures,” January 17 to March 13, 2004
Gallery 400, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, James Turrell: In Light," September 7 to October 30, 2004
Galerie Almine Rech, Paris, France, “James Turrell,” September 14 to November 6, 2004
Albion, London, England, “James Turrell: Projection Works 1967-69,” October 14 to December 17, 2004
Galerie Almine Rech, Paris, France, “James Turrell,” November 13 to December 15, 2004
Griffin Contemporary, Santa Monica, CA, “James Turrell: Early Light Works,” November 13, 2004 to February 12, 2005
IVAM, Valencia, Spain, “James Turrell,” December 14, 2004 to February 27, 2005

2003

Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, Washington, “James Turrell, Knowing Light,” March 22 to February 8, 2004
Sonoma County Museum, Santa Rosa, California, “James Turrell, Light and Land,” June 21, 2003 to January 4, 2004
Cheryl Haines Gallery, San Francisco, California, “James Turrell, The Light Within,” September 4 to October 25, 2003
Zug Museum of Art, Zug, Switzerland, “James Turrell,” November 29, 2003 to February 29, 2004
PaceWildenstein Gallery, New York, New York, “James Turrell,” December 2, 2003 to January 10, 2004
Baldwin Gallery, Aspen, Colorado, “James Turrell, New Holograms,” December 26, 2003 to January 24, 2004

2002

National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., “James Turrell,” April 8 to September 1, 2002
Galerie Almine Rech, Paris, France, “James Turrell,” April 9 to July 13, 2002
Michael Hue-Williams Fine Art, London, England, “James Turrell, Holograms,” May 21 to June 15, 2002
Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, “James Turrell, Into the Light,” June 2, 2002 to April 30, 2003

2001

Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, Arizona, “James Turrell, Infinite Light,” February 11 to September 9, 2001
Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, Missouri, “James Turrell,” July 10 to September 30, 2001
Harley Baldwin Gallery, Aspen, Colorado, “James Turrell,” August 9 to September 30, 2001
Museum für Moderne Kunst (MMK), Frankfurt, Germany, "James Turrell, Light and Space," September 20 to October 29, 2001
Haus Konstruktiv, Zurich, Switzerland, “James Turrell,” September 29, 2001 to April 11, 2002
Hausler Kulturemanagement, Munich, Germany, "James Turrell," December 1, 2001 to March 28, 2002
MMK, Frankfurt, Germany, “James Turrell, Light and Space,” September 20 to October 29, 2001
Valentina Moncada, Rome, Italy, “James Turrell,” May 28 to July 15, 2001
Michael Hue-Williams Fine Art, London, England, “James Turrell,” April, 2001

2000

Espace Electra, “James Turrell,” Paris, France, April 26 to August 30, 2000

1999

Newlyn Art Gallery, Newlyn, Penzance, Cornwall, England, “James Turrell, Arcus,” June 18 to August 31, 1999
Penzance, Cornwall, England, “James Turrell, Elliptic Ecliptic,” July 1 to September 12, 1999
Nelson-Atkins Museum, Kansas City, Kansas, “James Turrell, Cross Cut,” November 7, 1999 to January 30, 2000
Zumtobel Staff, Zurich, Switzerland, “James Turrell, Floater,” November 10, 1999 to December 31, 1999
AD Gallery, New York, New York, “James Turrell, Lapsed Quaker Ware,” November 12, 1999 to January 30, 2000
Galerie Almine Rech, Paris, France, “James Turrell, Hi Test,” November 17, 1999 to February 26, 2000

1998

Stark Gallery, New York, New York, "James Turrell, Between Blue," January 23 to February 14, 1998
Nagoya City Museum, Nagoya, Japan, “James Turrell, Where does the Light in Our Dreams Come From?” January 31 to March 29, 1998
Michael Hue-Williams Fine Art, London, England, “James Turrell,” May 20 to June 27, 1998
The Brown Foundation Gallery: Contemporary Art Museum, Houston, Texas, “James Turrell, Spirit and Light,” June 6 to July 26, 1998
Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, California, “James Turrell, Sounding,” July 1, 1998 to January 3, 1999
Setagaya Museum, Tokyo, Japan, “James Turrell, Where does the Light in Our Dreams Come From?” August 13 to November 1, 1998
Museet for Samtidskunst, Oslo, Norway, “James Turrell,” September 12 to November 1, 1998
Center for Contemporary Art, Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, Poland, "James Turrell, Space Division and Wedgework," October 15, 1998 to January 3, 1999
Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York, New York, “James Turrell, Lapsed Quaker Ware,” October 31 to December 23, 1998
MAK, Vienna, Austria, “James Turrell, The Other Horizon,” December 2, 1998 to March 21, 1999

1997

Kunsthaus Bregenz, Bregenz, Austria, “James Turrell,” July 27 to September 6, 1997
Saitama Prefecture Museum, Urawa, Japan, “James Turrell, Where does the Light in Our Dreams Come From?” October 10 to December 7, 1997

1996

Hiram Butler Gallery, Houston, Texas, “James Turrell: Drawings,” January 13 to February 29, 1996
Michael Hue-Williams Fine Art, London, England, “James Turrell,” June 31 to September 20, 1996
Ace Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, California, “James Turrell: Models for Autonomous Spaces,” August 20 to September 30, 1996
Stroom, The Hague, Netherlands, “James Turrell, Kijkowin,” September 21, 1996 to March 20, 1997

1995

Munich, Germany, The Marstall, (ATEM), “To Be Sung,” January 1995
Frankfurt, Germany, “To Be Sung,” (ATEM), February 1995
Portside Gallery, Yokohama, Japan, “James Turrell, Backside of the Moon,” March 17 to May 17, 1995
Berlin, Germany, “To Be Sung,” (ATEM), 1995
Galerie Jule Kewenig, Frechen-Bachen, Germany, “James Turrell, Red Shift,” May 29 to August 30, 1995
Fia Art Network, Index Gallery, Osaka, Japan, “James Turrell,” September 6 to 26, 1995
Städtische Galerie, Goppingen, Germany, “James Turrell,” September 10 to November 15, 1995
Art Tower Mito, Mito, Japan, “James Turrell,” November 3, 1995 to January 28, 1996

1994

Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York, New York, “James Turrell,” January 29 to March 16, 1994
Lisa Sette Gallery, Phoenix, Arizona, “Roden Crater: Realizing a Vision,” March 10 to April 9, 1994
Crawford Municipal Art Gallery, Cork, Ireland, “James Turrell,” July 22, 1994
National Sculpture Factory, Cork, Ireland, “James Turrell, The Gasworks,” August 22, 1994
Galerie Froment & Putman, Paris, France, “James Turrell,” September 30 to November 19, 1994
Magazin 3, Stockholm, Sweden, “James Turrell,” October 23, 1994 to April 2, 1995
Atelier Theatre & Music (ATEM), Nanterre, France, “To Be Sung,” November 17, 1994
Orlèans, France, “To Be Sung,” (ATEM), December, 1994
Aspen Art Center, Aspen, Colorado, “James Turrell,” December 8 to April 9, 1994

1993

Ace Gallery, Los Angeles, California, “James Turrell,” January to April 25, 1993
Hayward Gallery, Southbank Centre, London, England, “James Turrell, Air Mass,” April 8 to June 27, 1993
Anthony D’Offay Gallery, London, England, “James Turrell,” May 12 to June 16, 1993
Butler Gallery, Kilkenny Castle, Kilkenny, Ireland, “James Turrell, Air Mass,” July 15 to August 16, 1993
Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, “James Turrell, Sensing Space,” September 10 to October 31, 1993
Marian Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, “James Turrell,” September 17 to October 31, 1993
Henry Moore Sculpture Trust, Halifax, England, “James Turrell, The Gasworks,” October 14 to December 22, 1993
Knoedler Gallery, New York, New York, “Drawings from Space,” November 6 to December 2, 1993

1992

Musée d’Art Contemporain, Lyon, France, “James Turrell,” January 8 to March 8, 1992
Isy Brachot Gallery, Brussels, Belgium, “James Turrell,” January 16 to March 28, 1992
Gallery Cora Holzl, Düsseldorf, Germany, “James Turrell, First Light,” March 28 to May 19, 1992
Kunstsammlung für Nordrhein und Westphalen, Düsseldorf, Germany, “James Turrell, Grey Dawn,” April 3, 1992
Kunstverein Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany, “James Turrell, Perception Cells,” April 4 to June 14, 1992
Sprengel Museum, Hannover, Germany, “James Turrell,” May 16, 1992
Stroom, The Hague, Holland, “James Turrell,” May 22 to June 30, 1992
Turske Hue-Williams Gallery, London, England, “James Turrell, Drawings of the Irish Sky Garden,” June 3 to August 10, 1992
Confort Moderne, Poitiers, France, “James Turrell, Heavy Waters,” August 5 to October 11, 1992
Fundació Espai Poblenou, Barcelona, Spain, “James Turrell, Deuce Coup,” June 1992
Wiener Secession, Vienna, Austria, “James Turrell, The Perception Cells,” July 8 to August 9, 1992
Belvedere, Royal Gardens of Prague Castle, Prague, Czechoslovakia, “James Turrell, The Perceptual Cells,” September 8 to October 21, 1992
Claremont/Pitzer Colleges, Claremont, California, “James Turrell, A Skyspace,” September 16 to December 18, 1992
Weisser Raum, Hamburg, Germany, “James Turrell,” September 25 to December 28, 1992
Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, Washington, “James Turrell Works 1967-1992,” October 8, 1992 to January 3, 1993
Fuel Gallery, Seattle, Washington, “James Turrell, Drawings 1992,” November 5 to December 23, 1992
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel, “James Turrell,” November 9, 1992
Fundación La Caixa, Madrid, Spain, “James Turrell, Sensing Space,” November 12, 1992 to January 17, 1993
Lenbachhaus, Munich, Germany, “James Turrell, Scant Range,” December 12, 1992

1991

Kunstmuseum, Bern, Switzerland, “James Turrell, First Light and Catso White,” January 8 to March 10, 1991
Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island, “James Turrell: Works from the Afrum and Aperture Series,” January 24 to April 14, 1991
Williams College Art Museum, Williamstown, Massachusetts, “James Turrell,” February 6 to June 30, 1991
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, Indiana, “James Turrell,” March 22, 1991
Espace Lulay, Liege, Belgium, “James Turrell,” March 21, 1991
Galerie Froment & Putman, Paris, France, “James Turrell,” February 27 to April 6, 1991
Lisa Sette Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona, “James Turrell,” April 3 to May 4, 1991
Friedman Guinness Gallery, Frankfurt, Germany, “James Turrell: Change of State,” April 24 to June 29, 1991
Confort Moderne, Poitiers, France, “James Turrell, Heavy Water,” May 28 to October 28, 1991
Turske & Turske, Zurich, Switzerland, James Turrell, Part 2, Up in Smoke,” June 16 to November 24, 1991
Universidad Internacional Menedez y Pelayo, Santander, Spain, “James Turrell,” July 31 to September 8, 1991
The Principal Corporation, Des Moines, Iowa, “James Turrell, Last Breath,” August 22, 1991
Anthony d’Offay Gallery, London, England, “James Turrell,” September 3 to October 5, 1991
Centro Cultural Arte Contemporaneo, Mexico City, Mexico, “James Turrell, Bloodlust,” October 1991
Carpenter Center, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, “James Turrell: First Light,” November 1 to November 24, 1991
Turske & Turske, Zurich, Switzerland, “James Turrell Part 3, Irish Sky Garden,” November 24, 1991 to February 29, 1992

1990

Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, California, “James Turrell, Rondo,” January 21 to March 18, 1990
Boulder Art Center, Boulder, Colorado, “James Turrell: ‘Fritto Misto’ & ‘Pleiades,’ Three Installations,” March 30 to June 3, 1990
La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, La Jolla, California, “James Turrell,” April 6, 1990
Stein-Gladstone Gallery, New York, New York, “James Turrell,” April 21 to May 1990
P.S. 1 Long Island City, New York, “James Turrell, Meeting,” April 21 to May 1990
Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York, “James Turrell, First Light: Twenty Etchings,” July 26 to November 13, 1990
Stuart Regan Gallery, Los Angeles, California, “James Turrell, First Light Series,” September 8 to September 29, 1990
Turske & Turske, Zurich, Switzerland, “James Turrell Part 1, Long Green,” December 9, 1990 to March 30, 1991

1989

Florida State University Gallery and Museum, Tallahassee, Florida, “James Turrell,” March 10 to April 16, 1989
Security Pacific Gallery, Costa Mesa, California, “James Turrell,” June 14 to December 17, 1989
Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nîmes, Nîmes, France, “James Turrell, A La Levée du Soir, “ July 8 to October 1, 1989
Galerie Froment & Putman, Paris, France, "James Turrell: Un Peu Plus Prés Du Ciel, Pierre Restany," November 24, 1989 to January 12, 1990

1988

Roger Ramsay Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, “James Turrell,” April 9 to May 14, 1988
Museum of Northern Arizona, Flagstaff, Arizona, “James Turrell and Roden Crater,” September 23 to November 23, 1988
Coconino Center for the Arts, Flagstaff, Arizona, “James Turrell and Roden Crater,” September 23 to November 9, 1988
Jean Bernier Gallery, Athens, Greece, “James Turrell,” October 6 to November 12, 1988

1987

Yvon Lambert Galerie, Paris, France, “James Turrell, Roden Crater Drawings,” January 10 to February 19, 1987
Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, Arizona, “The Roden Crater Project,” January 30 to February 22, 1987
Kunsthalle, Basel, Switzerland, “James Turrell, Roden Crater Project und Licht-Raum,” May 23 to July 5, 1987
University Art Gallery, University of California, Riverside, California, “James Turrell, Roden Crater,” September 22 to October 21, 1987
Lannan Museum, Lake Worth, Florida, “James Turrell,” December 18, 1987 to June 30, 1988

1986

University of Arizona Museum of Art, Tucson, Arizona, “James Turrell, Roden Crater,” September 17 to October 12, 1986
Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, New York, “James Turrell, Roden Crater Drawings,” October 7 to October 25, 1986
P.S. 1, Long Island City, New York, “James Turrell, Meeting Restored,” October 8, 1986
Center for Contemporary Arts, Santa Fe, New Mexico, “James Turrell: The Roden Crater Project and Sky Sculpture,” November 14 to December 20, 1986

1985

Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, New York, “Deep Sky,” January 11 to February 8, 1985
Roger Ramsay Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, “Deep Sky,” February 16 to March 7, 1985
Karl Bornstein Gallery, Santa Monica, California, “James Turrell,” February 26 to March 30, 1985
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California, “James Turrell, Occluded Front,” November 13, 1985 to February 9, 1986
Bernard Jacobson Gallery, Los Angeles, California, “James Turrell,” December 7, 1984 to January 5, 1985

1984

Flow Ace Gallery, Los Angeles, California, “Aerial Drawings: Roden Crater,” February 28 to April 14, 1984
Capp Street Project, San Francisco, California, “James Turrell: Light Spaces,” May 15 to June 30, 1984
Marian Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, “James Turrell, Roden Crater: Drawings from Aerial Survey,” September 14 to October 5, 1984

1983

Hayden Gallery, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, Massachusetts, “James Turrell, Batten,” January 21 to February 23, 1983
Flow Ace Gallery, Venice, California, “Laar: 1976,” April 8 to September 21, 1983
Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, “Light Installation,” October 29, 1983 to February 1, 1984
University of Delaware Art Gallery, Newark, Delaware, “James Turrell: Jida, An Installation,” November 21, 1983 to January 21, 1984
Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France, “James Turrell,” December 20, 1983 to January 29, 1984

1982

Center for Contemporary Art, Seattle, Washington, “James Turrell: Four Installations," January 29 to July 28, 1982
Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel, “James Turrell: Two Spaces,” September 12, 1982 to October 31, 1983

1981

Portland Center for Visual Arts, Portland, Oregon, “James Turrell,” September 19 to October 31, 1981

1980

Herron Gallery, Herron School of Art, Indianapolis, Indiana, “James Turrell, Avaar: A Light Installation,” May 16, 1980 to January 14, 1981
University of Arizona Museum of Art, Tucson, Arizona, “James Turrell, Iltar,” September 5 to October 12, 1980
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York, “James Turrell: Light and Space,” October 22 to December 31, 1980
Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, New York, “Phaedo,” November 29, 1980 to January 15, 1981

1977

Heiner Friedrich Gallery, Köln, Germany, Summer, 1977

1976

Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Holland, “Jim Turrell,” April 9 to May 23, 1976
ARCO Center for Visual Art, Los Angeles, California, “James Turrell, Installation,” November 16 to December 24, 1976

1970

Main and Hill Studio, Santa Monica, California, The Mendota Stoppages, Summer 1970

1969

Main and Hill Studio, Santa Monica, California, “Light Spaces (Existing Outside Light as Source),” Summer 1969

1968

Aimery Langois-Meurine, Geneva, Switzerland, “James Turrell,” 1968
Main and Hill Studio, Santa Monica, California, “Light Projections (Xenon Source),” Summer, 1968

1967

Pasadena Art Museum, Pasadena, California, “Jim Turrell,” October 9 to November 9, 1967