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The Dome will be a semi-submerged installation on a huge scale

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Turrell's typical focus on light and space is central to the expansion designs

Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson in 2011 to create Your Rainbow Panorama; a luminous circular artwork that hovers permanently on the roof of the ARos Aarhus Art Museum. Schmidt claimed the new installation, which will open to the public in 2020, has been conceived to create a spiritual experience. “James Turrell is a very spiritual person, he’s a as reincarnation and the spirit world," he said. “The funny thing is that he’s very much into Rudolf Steiner and anthroposophy [an esoteric spiritual movement that teaches that wellbeing and an understanding of the spiritual nature of humanity and the universe can be achieved through scientific study]. I went to a Rudolf Steiner school, Turrell did, and the director of

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Quaker, and he’s also in tune with concepts such

the museum did as well. So in that way we are a trio, and that shared educational background has lined our thinking with this project.” Turrell is one of the world’s leading artists

The Next Level marks Turrell's largest museum installation to date

working with light and colours, with permanent installations in over 26 countries. The Next Level is his biggest project within a museum context.

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