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Ólafur Elíasson 1967-

Works: 324 works in 743 publications in 7 languages and 8,977 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Interviews  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Catalogs  Educational films  Internet videos  Pictorial works  Catalogues raisonnés  Illustrated works  Cookbooks 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Artist, Contributor, zxx, Editor, Photographer, Conceptor, Interviewee, Designer, Facsimilist, Other, Creator
Classifications: N7053.O43, 709.2
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Olafur Eliasson by Madeleine Grynsztejn( Book )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and French and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"With images that suggest a modern day Caspar David Friedrich, sculptor, installation artist and photographer Olafur Eliasson recreates in elegant forms the extremes of the landscape and the atmospheric conditions of his native Denmark, resulting in a kind of techno-Romanticism. Now based in Berlin, Eliasson rebuilds in the gallery fragments of a faraway land: icebergs at the Musee d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, 'windmills' at the Louisiana Museum in Humlebaek, Denmark. For Eliasson, immaterial sensations such as temperature, smell, taste, air and magnetic waves become sculptural elements. A simple circular cut in the ceiling of a gallery in Los Angeles, for example, recreates the feeling of the weak Scandinavian sun, and becomes a kind of giant sun-clock reminiscent of both Gordon Matta-Clark's architectural cut-outs and the oculus of the Pantheon." "In her survey, curator Madeleine Grynsztejn examines the unique position of the artist, overlapping technological and artistic innovation in the creation of his art. Critic and curator Daniel Birnbaum discusses with the artist the role of location and the immediate environment in both his gallery (indoor) and remote-site (outdoor) work. Architectural theorist Michael Speaks looks in his Focus at the work Green river (1998) particularly in relation to filmmaker Michelangelo Antonioni's 1964 film, Red Desert. The artist has selected an extract from Henri Bergson's Creative Evolution (1907) dealing with our subjective, visual response to nature, a theme central also in the artist's own work. Olafur Eliasson's writings include an essay on that most banal of topics, the weather, and an open letter entitled 'Dear Everybody' addressed to the viewers."--Jacket
Studio Olafur Eliasson : an encyclopedia by Ólafur Elíasson( Book )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and German and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Studio Olafur Eliasson is an experimental laboratory located in Berlin. Run by renowned Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson, it functions as an interdisciplinary space, generating fresh dialogues between art and its surroundings. This rich sourcebook enables the reader to delve into corners and crevices of the Studio's diverse projects. The key concepts behind the works are presented alphabetically, and unfold in the course of short conversations with the artist. The majority of Eliasson's thought-provoking installations, photographs, sculptures, and architectural projects to date are included, with additional material focusing on the research processes at Studio Olafur Eliasson"--Book cover flap
Olafur Eliasson : the weather project by Ólafur Elíasson( Book )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Olafur Eliasson has established an international reputation for works that suggest evocations of nature - from fog-filled rooms to rainbows - which, combined with modern technology, produce situations of sublime beauty. His practice explores human perception and subjectivity, and the boundaries between nature and culture. In this book, Eliasson takes the ubiquitous subject of the weather as a point of departure, examining ideas of representation, mediation and the temporal qualities of space, a process that culminates in his extraordinary installation in Tate Modern."--BOOK JACKET
Your black horizon art pavilion by Ólafur Elíasson( Book )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Experiment Marathon by Hans Ulrich Obrist( Book )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Udstilling, Reykjavik Kunst Museum/ Listasafn Reykjavíkur, Harnafhús, 15. maj til 7 september 2008
Miniature and panorama : Vogt landscape architects projects 2000-06 by Günther Vogt( Book )

15 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Over the past six years, Vogt Landscape Architects have designed a wide variety of public and private outdoor spaces in Switzerland, Europe and China. These include the surroundings of the Allianz Arena in Munich, the garden of the Laban Dance Conservatoire in London and the grounds of the new Fifa headquarters in Zurich. Miniature and Panorama provides a survey of their work, divided into different types of outdoor spaces - landscape, park, square, garden, cemetery, courtyard, promenade and interior."--Jacket
The kitchen by Ólafur Elíasson( Book )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A cookbook with over 100 vegetarian recipes for the home cook from the studio kitchen of world-renowned artist Olafur Eliasson. Discover Featuring over 100 vegetarian recipes cooked at Olafur Eliasson's studio kitchen, these recipes have served as nourishment and source of creative inspiration and communal discussion every day for his staff, artists, and guest collaborators, including René Redzepi and Alice Waters."--provided by
Olafur Eliasson : OE by Marcella Beccaria( Book )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Olafur Eliasson is one of the most visionary artists working today. Containing interviews, a chronological survey and a detailed commentary on key works this offers a comprehensive and fascinating insight into his work
Architectural atmospheres : on the experience and politics of architecture by Gernot Böhme( Book )

6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There is a growing awareness of the atmospheric dimensions of architecture in contemporary architectural practice as well as in social and architectural theory. This title provides a pointed, programmatic discussion of this atmospheric turn
Olafur Eliasson : your lighthouse : works with light 1991-2004 by Ólafur Elíasson( Book )

10 editions published in 2004 in German and English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Olafur Eliasson's installation entitled The Weather Project cast a veritable spell over visitors to the Tate Museum of Modern Art in London as they gazed in wonder into a glowing artificial sun shrouded in mist in an exhibition setting transformed by the work into a neo-romantic landscape. In his installations, the Danish-Icelandic artist (*1967 in Copenhagen) focuses on the factors that influence human perception in the age of technology-an approach that is more timely today than ever before. In an era in which our relationship to the world around us is shaped by the mediatization of human perception and our awareness of fundamental environmental loss, the juxtaposition of the natural and the artificial in Eliasson's art compels us to reassess our notions about the authentic experience of nature. Works concerned with the phenomenon of light play an important role within Eliasson's oeuvre. Featuring an index of the 138 light and mirror installations completed between 1990 and 2004, this splendidly illustrated volume describes all of the essential aspects of this work complex
TYT (take your time) by Ólafur Elíasson( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eine Feier, elf Räume und ein gelber Korridor : Olafur Eliasson( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in German and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Olafur Eliasson (geb. 1967 in Kopenhagen, lebt und arbeitet in Berlin und Kopenhagen) ist bildender Künstler; seit 1997 zeigt er seine Werke in von der Kritik gefeierten Ausstellungen in großen Museen in aller Welt. 2003 installierte er The weather project in der Turbinenhalle der Tate Modern in London. Er hat verschiedene Projekte im öffentlichen Raum, darunter Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2007 in London, The New York City Waterfalls, 2008 und Your rainbow panorama in Aarhus, 2011 ausgeführt. In seinem Atelier, das er 1995 gründete, arbeitet Eliasson mit einem Team von Handwerkern, Architekten, Geometern und Kunsthistorikern zusammen. Als Professor an der Berliner Universität der Künste leitet Olafur Eliasson seit April 2009 das Institut für Raumexperimente, eine innovative Modelleinrichtung in der Künstlerausbildung. Kennzeichnend für Eliassons Praxis ist seine unablässige Erkundung unserer Wahrnehmungs- weisen. Seine Arbeiten, die der Künstler als „Versuchsanordnungen“ beschreibt, umfassen Fotografien, Installationen, Skulpturen, Filme, Großprojekte im öffentlichen Raum und Architektur. Sein Werk schlägt oft eine Brücke zwischen Kunst und Wissenschaft. Unter Einbeziehung der menschlichen Wahrnehmung hat Eliasson Werke mit Kultstatus geschaffen, die den Betrachter auffordern, sich mit seiner Umgebung auseinanderzusetzen, einen Prozess, den der Künstler als „Sich-spüren-sehen“ beschrieben hat. 0Exhibition: Mönchehaus Museum, Goslar, Germany (12.10.2013-26.1.2014)
Olafur Eliasson : notion motion by Ólafur Elíasson( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Om den dansk-islandske kunstner Olafur Eliasson (f. 1967)
Bílar í ám = Cars in rivers by Ólafur Elíasson( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in Icelandic and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hospitality of presence : problems of otherness in Husserl's phenomenology by Daniel Birnbaum( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Two framing devices have been employed in this edition of 'The Hospitality of Presence" : an anthology of citations from writers who explore Husserl's themes in a fashion that seems to radically alter the point of view, and a series of interventions by artist Olafur Eliasson, an artist whose work can be understood as an attempt to position our perceptual possibilities within a framework that goes beyond ther perspectives of a phenomenology of embodiment, no matter how sophisticated."--Inside front cover
Miniatur und Panorama : Vogt Landschaftsarchitekten Arbeiten 2000-2006 by Günther Vogt( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in German and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Innen Stadt Außen by Ólafur Elíasson( Book )

10 editions published in 2010 in 3 languages and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Intervention de l'artiste p. 217 à 223 (centre de la page ajourée)
Sonne statt Regen by Ólafur Elíasson( Book )

7 editions published in 2003 in German and English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This publication features landscape photographs by Eliasson from his native Iceland, exploring the limits of and conventions of our traditional view of landscape. They show that our perception of nature is affected by cultural influences, memories and expectations
Olafur Eliasson : surroundings surrounded : essays on space and science by Ólafur Elíasson( Book )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays, der med Olafur Eliassons kunst som grundlag, udforsker skæringspunktet mellem videnskab og kunst
Your mobile expectations : BMW H₂R project by Ólafur Elíasson( Book )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Olafur Eliasson
Alternative Names
Ailiyasong, Aolaweier 1967-

Ao la wei er Ai li ya song 1967-

Aolaweier•Ailiyasong 1967-

Eliasson, Olaf 1967-

Eliasson, Olafur

Elíasson, Ólafur 1967-

Olafur Eliasson

Ólafur Elíasson 1967-

Olafur Eliasson artista danese

Olafur Eliasson Danish-Icelandic artist

Ólafur Elíasson dansk-íslenskur listamaður

Olafur Eliasson dansk konstnär

Olafur Eliasson dansk kunstnar

Olafur Eliasson dansk kunstner

Olafur Eliasson duńsko-islandzki artysta

Olafur Eliasson isländisch-dänischer Künstler

Olafur Eliasson kunstenaar uit Denemarken

Olafur Eliasson sculpteur danois

Олафур Еліассон

Олафур Элиассон датско-исландский художник

אולאפור אליאסון

الافور الیاسون هنرمند دانمارکی

ოლაფურ ელიასონი

올라퍼 엘리아슨


埃利亚松, 奧拉维尔 1967-

奧拉维尔•埃利亚松 1967-

Studio Olafur Eliasson : an encyclopediaOlafur Eliasson : the weather projectYour black horizon art pavilionExperiment MarathonMiniature and panorama : Vogt landscape architects projects 2000-06Olafur Eliasson : your lighthouse : works with light 1991-2004TYT (take your time)Olafur Eliasson : notion motion