Collection

Doug Aitken, Turbulence, 1999

Images of Doug Aitken, Turbulence

  • Three identically shaped photographs of a plane's wing seen from within the plane are hung in a row, gradually darkening from left to right in shades of purple and blue.
  • A purple-tinted image of a plane's wing is photographed from the inside of the plane.
  • A blue-tinted image of a plane's wing photographed from inside the plane.
  • From the view of a passenger, this photo shows the darkened wing of an airplane in a deep indigo sky, as if captured at dusk or dawn.
Three identically shaped photographs of a plane's wing seen from within the plane are hung in a row, gradually darkening from left to right in shades of purple and blue.
Doug Aitken, American, b. 1968
Turbulence, 1999
Chromogenic development print mounted on Plexiglas
Three parts, each: 33 ½ × 42 × ¾ in. (85.1 × 106.7 × 1.9 cm)
Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Gift from The Howard and Donna Stone Collection, 2002.1.a-c

Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
A purple-tinted image of a plane's wing is photographed from the inside of the plane.
Doug Aitken, American, b. 1968
Turbulence, 1999
Chromogenic development print mounted on Plexiglas
Three parts, each: 33 ½ × 42 × ¾ in. (85.1 × 106.7 × 1.9 cm)
Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Gift from The Howard and Donna Stone Collection, 2002.1.a-c

Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
A blue-tinted image of a plane's wing photographed from inside the plane.
Doug Aitken, American, b. 1968
Turbulence, 1999
Chromogenic development print mounted on Plexiglas
Three parts, each: 33 ½ × 42 × ¾ in. (85.1 × 106.7 × 1.9 cm)
Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Gift from The Howard and Donna Stone Collection, 2002.1.a-c

Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
From the view of a passenger, this photo shows the darkened wing of an airplane in a deep indigo sky, as if captured at dusk or dawn.
Doug Aitken, American, b. 1968
Turbulence, 1999
Chromogenic development print mounted on Plexiglas
Three parts, each: 33 ½ × 42 × ¾ in. (85.1 × 106.7 × 1.9 cm)
Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Gift from The Howard and Donna Stone Collection, 2002.1.a-c

Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago