Color Squared consists of light projections and graphic work by James Turrell (Los Angeles, 1943) in combination with thirty historic quilts from a German private collection. Austere compositions of basic geometric forms are a striking factor in both segments. On view previously at the Neues Museum in Nuremberg, the exhibition reveals such parallels and raises the question as to whether the affinity runs deeper than these visual similarities. In 1992 De Pont opened its doors following a major renovation of a former wool-spinning mill. A number of characteristic elements remain as reminders of the building’s previous function. Among them is the series of small rooms along one side of the large main space. These were once storerooms in which the wool was kept. In these small galleries, still referred to as the ‘wool storage spaces’, Amish quilts dating from 1890-1930 are now on display. Despite

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