Award Name : National Medal of Arts
Year of Award : 2014
Award for : Arts
Location : Los Angeles, California, United States
James Turrell (born May 6, 1943) is an American artist primarily concerned with light and space. Turrell was a MacArthur Fellow in 1984. Turrell is best known for his work in progress, Roden Crater, a natural cinder cone crater located outside Flagstaff, Arizona that he is turning into a massive naked-eye observatory.In 2014,he receives the National Medal of Arts award.