Roden Crater


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Location: Painted Desert of northern Arizona, northeast of Flagstaff. 37 miles NE of Flagstaff.
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Address: Skystone Foundation, P.O. Box 725, Flagstaff, AZ 86002
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History

1974 Turrell found Roden Crater.
1977 Turrell bought the volcano and began the development.
2003 planned inauguration.

Description

Roden Crater is an art work, somewhere between artificial cavern and architecture, spaces impressing the visitors with sound and light. In a volcano crater in Arizona, the artist James Turrel built his dream and the sculpture of his life.