Phenomenal : California light, space, surface / edited by Robin Clark ; foreword by Hugh M. Davies ; essays by Michael Auping ... [et al.].

Title: 
Phenomenal : California light, space, surface / edited by Robin Clark ; foreword by Hugh M. Davies ; essays by Michael Auping ... [et al.].
Publisher: 
Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press : [San Diego] : Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, c2011.
Description: 
239 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
Other Authors: 
Clark, Robin (Robin Lee)
Auping, Michael.
Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego.
Conference Name: 
Pacific Standard Time (Exhibition)
Format of Material: 
Books
Bib ID: 
135202
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Location: 
Stacks
Call Number: 
No call number available
Notes: 
Catalog of an exhibition of the same name held Sept. 25, 2011-Jan. 22, 2012 at Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, La Jolla and San Diego.
"Pacific Standard Time."
Includes bibliographical references (p. 224-226) and index.
During the 1960s and 1970s, a loosely affiliated group of Los Angeles artists--including Larry Bell, Mary Corse, Robert Irwin, James Turrell, and Doug Wheeler--more intrigued by questions of perception than by the crafting of discrete objects, embraced light as their primary medium. Whether by directing the flow of natural light, embedding artificial light within objects or architecture, or playing with light through the use of reflective, translucent, or transparent materials, each of these artists created situations capable of stimulating heightened sensory awareness in the receptive viewer. Phenomenal: California Light, Space, Surface, companion book to the exhibition of the same name, explores and documents the unique traits of the phenomenologically engaged work produced in Southern California during those decades and traces its ongoing influence on current generations of international artists.
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Contents: 
Phenomenal: an introduction / Robin Clark --
Stealth architecture: the rooms of light and space / Michael Auping --
Practically nothing: light, space and the pragmatics of phenomenology / Dawna Schuld --
Material of immateriality / Stephanie Hanor --
Work and words / Adrian Kohn.
ISBN: 
9780520270602
0520270606