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James Turrell Shapes Reality--and a Gallery Space LACMA is currently showing a retrospective of 50 years of work by James Turrell; the Guggenheim Manhattan is about to open a show in which the light and space artist drenches the interior of Frank Lloyd Wright's rotunda; The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, will shortly open James Turrell: The Light Inside . Meanwhile his LA gallery, Kayne Griffin Corcoran , has launched its new space with Sooner Than Later, Roden Crater , a show of drawings, photographs charting his four-decade work on his Roden Crater project. The exhibition also includes a Meditation Room, from his “Perceptual Cells” series, one of which can also be found at LACMA. In addition to the work on display, Turrell also had a strong hand in the creation of the gallery space itself.
Revisiting showrunner Steven Bochco on his memoir Steven Bochco, the writer-producer behind record-breaking Emmy winners Hill Street Blues, LA Law and NYPD Blue, fought battles with everyone from out-of-control actors to network censors in his long career. He isn’t afraid to tell those tales in his memoir, Truth Is a Total Defense. This week we revisit the conversation where he shared some of his favorite stories with us.
George Saunders: Lincoln in the Bardo (Part I) Lincoln in the Bardo dramatizes a grieving President Lincoln as he visits the grave of his beloved son Willie, who died at age eleven. In the novel, the buried dead believe they're not dead -- "they're sick and refer to their coffins as "sick boxes."
Morgan Parker: There Are More Beautiful Things than Beyoncé Morgan Parker says that the poems in her book There Are Things More Beautiful than Beyoncé take a stand against the clichés of the dominant culture.
Industry insights and lessons learned from memorable guests We have interesting guests on The Business, and sometimes our conversations are too long to fit into one show. This week we give you stories that were too good to leave on the cutting room floor, including some sharp insights on making it in the industry from David Mandel, David Simon, Shawn Levy and Matt Reeves.