Olafur Eliasson

Danish-Icelandic, b. 1967

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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 …

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Negative Quasi Bricks, 2003
Sold on Jun 2, 2020
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stainless steel, in three parts
37 x 41 x 49cm
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€18,750
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Jun 2, 2020
Christie's
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Olafur Eliasson (b. 1967) Negative Quasi Bricks each: stamped with the artist's initials, title, respective number and date 'Neg quasi brick OE 2003, 86/102, 90/102, 91/102' (on the underside) stainless steel, in three parts each: 37 x 41 x 49cm. Executed in 2003, these works are number eighty-six, ninety and ninety-one from an edition of one-hundred and two
Negative Quasi Bricks, 2003
stainless steel, in three parts
Jun 2, 2020
Christie's
€18,750
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Sculpture
37 x 41 x 49cm
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Jun 2, 2020
Christie's
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€18,750
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Olafur Eliasson (b. 1967) Negative Quasi Bricks each: stamped with the artist's initials, title, respective number and date 'Neg quasi brick OE 2003, 86/102, 90/102, 91/102' (on the underside) stainless steel, in three parts each: 37 x 41 x 49cm. Executed in 2003, these works are number eighty-six, ninety and ninety-one from an edition of one-hundred and two
The Landscape Series, 1997
Sold on Oct 5, 2019
£87,500
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colour coupler prints mounted on Sintra, in thirty parts, in artist's frames
240 x 394.9cm
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£87,500
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Oct 5, 2019
Christie's
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OLAFUR ELIASSON (B. 1967) _The Landscape Series _ signed, titled, numbered and dated '"Landschaftserie" 2/3 Olafur Eliasson 1997' (on the reverse of one part) colour coupler prints mounted on Sintra, in thirty parts, in artist's frames each: 15 ¾ x 23 3/8 in. (40 x 60.1cm.) overall: 94 ½ x 155 ½ in. (240 x 394.9cm.) Executed in 1997, this work is number two from an edition of three plus one artist's proof
The Landscape Series, 1997
colour coupler prints mounted on Sintra, in thirty parts, in artist's frames
Oct 5, 2019
Christie's
£87,500
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Photography
240 x 394.9cm
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Oct 5, 2019
Christie's
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£87,500
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OLAFUR ELIASSON (B. 1967) _The Landscape Series _ signed, titled, numbered and dated '"Landschaftserie" 2/3 Olafur Eliasson 1997' (on the reverse of one part) colour coupler prints mounted on Sintra, in thirty parts, in artist's frames each: 15 ¾ x 23 3/8 in. (40 x 60.1cm.) overall: 94 ½ x 155 ½ in. (240 x 394.9cm.) Executed in 1997, this work is number two from an edition of three plus one artist's proof
die kleine lavastein-serie, 1994/2003
Sold on Sep 27, 2019
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chromogenic print, in sixteen parts
101.6 x 133.4 cm
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Sep 27, 2019
Christie's
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Olafur Eliasson (b. 1967) die kleine lavastein-serie signed 'Olafur Eliasson' (on a paper label affixed to the reverse of the upper left element) chromogenic print, in sixteen parts each: 10 x 13 1/8 in. (25.4 x 33.3 cm.) overall: 40 x 52 ½ in. (101.6 x 133.4 cm.) Executed in 1994/2003. This work is number one from an edition of six.
die kleine lavastein-serie, 1994/2003
chromogenic print, in sixteen parts
Sep 27, 2019
Christie's
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101.6 x 133.4 cm
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Sep 27, 2019
Christie's
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Olafur Eliasson (b. 1967) die kleine lavastein-serie signed 'Olafur Eliasson' (on a paper label affixed to the reverse of the upper left element) chromogenic print, in sixteen parts each: 10 x 13 1/8 in. (25.4 x 33.3 cm.) overall: 40 x 52 ½ in. (101.6 x 133.4 cm.) Executed in 1994/2003. This work is number one from an edition of six.
YOUR HOUSE, 2006
Sold on Jul 11, 2019
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prints
43.2 x 27.6 x 10.9 cm
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$8,750
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Jul 11, 2019
Sotheby's
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YOUR HOUSE, 2006
prints
Jul 11, 2019
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43.2 x 27.6 x 10.9 cm
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Jul 11, 2019
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$8,750
GLOBAL WARNING, 2013
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$7,500
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sculpture
41.9 x 48.2 x 7.0 cm
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$7,500
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Jul 11, 2019
Sotheby's
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GLOBAL WARNING, 2013
sculpture
Jul 11, 2019
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41.9 x 48.2 x 7.0 cm
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Jul 11, 2019
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$7,500
Untitled from Untitled, 1996
Sold on Jul 10, 2019
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35.6 x 35.6 cm
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Jul 10, 2019
Phillips
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Untitled from Untitled, 1996
photographs
Jul 10, 2019
Phillips
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35.6 x 35.6 cm
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Holo lamp, 2005
Sold on Jun 28, 2019
£40,000
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95.0 x 213.5 x 135.0 cm
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£40,000
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Jun 28, 2019
Phillips
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Holo lamp, 2005
sculpture
Jun 28, 2019
Phillips
£40,000
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95.0 x 213.5 x 135.0 cm
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Jun 28, 2019
Phillips
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£40,000
Glass eye #C, 2005
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£23,750
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81.5 cm
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£23,750
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Jun 28, 2019
Phillips
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Glass eye #C, 2005
paintings
Jun 28, 2019
Phillips
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81.5 cm
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Jun 28, 2019
Phillips
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£23,750
Jökulsgilskvisl (Glacier Canyon Fork), from Double Exposure, 2003
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£2,000
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60.0 x 40.0 cm
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£2,000
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Jun 6, 2019
Phillips
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Jökulsgilskvisl (Glacier Canyon Fork), from Double Exposure, 2003
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Jun 6, 2019
Phillips
£2,000
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60.0 x 40.0 cm
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Jun 6, 2019
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£2,000
Sunset Door, from Door Cycle, 2006
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£10,000
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other
90.0 x 210.0 x 12.2 cm
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£10,000
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Jun 6, 2019
Phillips
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Sunset Door, from Door Cycle, 2006
other
Jun 6, 2019
Phillips
£10,000
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90.0 x 210.0 x 12.2 cm
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Jun 6, 2019
Phillips
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£10,000