Artists Ray Villafane and Sue Beatrice create an incredibly detailed, life-size sand sculpture of an elephant playing chess with a field mouse. FYI: the elephant’s name is Chessie Trunkston and the mouse is Hershel Higginbottom. See more images below or on display at the Sanderson Lincoln Pavillion in Carefree, Arizona until August!
“Roden crater” is the culmination of artist James Turrell’s lifelong obsession with the contours of light and space. Located in an extinct volcano in the Arizona desert, Turrell’s large-scale project involves a series of specially engineered caverns, tunnels and apertures, all working to allow Turrell’s true medium (light) to shine through.
While the site isn’t currently open to the public, you can see some images of the site taken by Florian Holzherr below!
*Edit February 18th 2016 – This article was originally published with details (from another site) about admission to the public but James Turrell’s marketing team has informed us the site is not currently open to the public. This information has been removed.