Robert Irwin Profiled in W Magazine as He Opens Permanent Marfa Installation

July 24th, 2016

Robert Irwin is featured in W Magazine this week, as the artist prepares to open his new permanent installation in Marfa, subtly altering the frame of the Fort D.A. Russell hospital so that its walls and windows play on intersections of structural line and light.  “That’s the main event, all the windows. People think they’re looking for artwork but what they’re actually seeing is beautiful nature,” he says. “I liked the architecture of the fort. All I did was take that form and elaborate it—make the walls thicker, so you get a more substantial physicality to look out of. A real sense of frame.”Read more at W Magazine