Olafur Eliasson

Danish-Icelandic, born 1967

6,299 followers

Olafur Eliasson

Danish-Icelandic, born 1967

6,299 followers

“It is not just about decorating the world… but about taking responsibility,” Olafur Eliasson said …

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“It is not just about decorating the world… but about taking responsibility,” Olafur Eliasson said of his practice in a 2009 TED Talk. Eliasson uses natural elements (like light, water, fog) and makeshift technical devices to transform museum galleries and public areas into immersive environments. Prompting reflection …

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Solo show at a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 7 more
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Group show at a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 15 more
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Tate, and 1 more
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frieze, and 8 more
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Manifesta, European Biennial of Contemporary Art, and 4 more
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