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Olafur Eliasson

Your Guide To The Best Outdoor Installations Of The Summer 2016

MutualArt | Posted 07.22.2016 | Arts

Ugo Rondinone, Seven Magic Mountains, 2016, Las Vegas, Nevada. Courtesy of Art Production Fund and Nevada Museum of Art. Photo: Gianfranco Gorgoni. Li...

CultureZohn: A Year of Artistic Inspiration Courtesy of Rolex

Patricia Zohn | Posted 12.11.2015 | Arts
Patricia Zohn

What is a mentor? A teacher? A protector? A guide? A master? An editor? A coach? A fresh eye? All these things. The 2015 class of Rolex artistic protégés will remember what their distinguished mentors have taught them: To trust themselves. To be fearless. To get joy from difficulty. To bring narrative to a project. To rehearse in a hallway for three days and not be afraid. To juggle. To avoid being academic or theoretical. To become more "wild". To work hard. To question their identity. To use all five senses. To learn that to be an artist is a solitary journey, most often a frightening one.

Greenland Glaciers melt in Paris during Climate talks

Tim Ward | Posted 12.10.2015 | Green
Tim Ward

A wide circle of a dozen chunks of Greenland glaciers sits like a frozen Stonehenge in front of the Place du Pantheon in central Paris. The white-blue...

Massive Glaciers Are Melting In Paris And The City Can't Ignore Them

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 12.10.2015 | Arts

"From my visit to the Arctic last year I have a very lively memory of the horrifying noise and sight of huge ice blocks cracking and breaking away fro...

A Dozen Reasons Art Lovers Should Be in Scandinavia Right Now

MutualArt | Posted 08.27.2016 | Arts

From the historical to the contemporary, from city centers to the far-flung reaches of the Arctic Circle, there is an abundance of events and exhibitions drawing art lovers to the northernmost reaches of Europe.

How Urban Design Impacts Our Psyche

Fast Company | Diana Budds | Posted 07.08.2015 | World

From a distance Cirkelbroen (circle bridge) on Christianshavns canal in Copenhagen, Denmark, takes on the guise of illuminated ships. Created by artis...

Transcending the Traditional Art Fair: Unlimited at Art Basel

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 06.24.2016 | Arts

It seems to be an unofficial rule of the modern art fair that sooner or later they are obliged to transcend their creative and physical boundaries and expand beyond their original brief and location.

Olafur Eliasson: The Artist as a Scientist

Elena Cué | Posted 06.19.2016 | Arts
Elena Cué

What Eliasson suggests is a transformation of the way we observe reality, a becoming aware of our prejudices and conditioners to open to another way of relating to it.

A Lego Brick Utopia Has Appeared In New York City

The Huffington Post | Colton Valentine | Posted 06.12.2015 | Arts

New York City’s High Line has always felt like an architectural utopia. A defunct railroad reclaimed as an elevated park, the space invites the ming...

Imagine Yourself as an Asteroid: Olafur Eliasson's Contact, at Fondation Louis Vuitton

MutualArt | Posted 03.30.2015 | Arts

"First imagine that you are an asteroid," Olafur Eliasson's voice intones purposefully. "Focus on the feeling of floating through space and try to be present in that idea." He pauses. "Now be aware of your asteroid self and at the same time the endless space around you."

Olafur Eliasson: A Riverbed Inside the Museum

Louisiana Channel | Posted 02.15.2015 | Arts
Louisiana Channel

Like lava from a volcano, Olafur Eliasson's fascinating installation 'Riverbed' runs through the Danish Louisiana Museum of Modern Art. The highly praised artist here shares his intriguing thoughts behind the installation.

Olafur Eliasson: Advice to the Young

Louisiana Channel | Posted 02.15.2015 | Arts
Louisiana Channel

"Artists should have confidence in the fact that making a drawing is changing the world." Danish-Icelandic artist, Olafur Eliasson, here presents his strong and personal advice to young artists.

Artist Melts 100 Tons Of Arctic Ice To Remind You That Climate Change Is Real

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 10.30.2014 | Arts

When 100 tons of Arctic sheet ice is sitting in the middle of your town square, it's difficult to avoid talking about climate change. Just ask the fol...

18 Green Artists Who Are Making Climate Change A Priority

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.28.2014 | Arts

"The quality of place, the reaction to immediate contact with earth and growing things that have a fugal relationship with mountains and sky, is essen...

Doug Aitken: All Aboard the Art Train

MutualArt | Posted 09.03.2013 | Arts

All aboard the art express! Next week, Doug Aitken’s art train project, Station to Station: A Nomadic Happening, will embark on a cross-country jour...

Inhotim: Brazil's Contemporary Art Wonderland

Zach Udko | Posted 10.29.2013 | Arts
Zach Udko

Nothing can prepare you for the breathtaking beauty of Inhotim, Brazil's best-kept secret for lovers of contemporary art.

Seeing Through the Eye of the Storm: Olafur Eliasson Explores Ways of Looking and Perceiving

Kisa Lala | Posted 01.12.2013 | Arts
Kisa Lala

View of Harpa Reykjavik Concert Hall and Conference Centre during a storm on 2 November, 2012 - A collaboration between Henning Larsen Architects and...

Major French Museum To Dispatch Mobile Gallery

Posted 11.27.2011 | Home

The Centre Pompidou Mobile, a travelling component of the French museum of modern and contemporary art, is set to launch in October, much to the delig...

Is London's Cultural Olympiad Worth The Money?

The Huffington Post | Travis Korte | Posted 09.24.2011 | Arts

With the preparations for the 2012 Olympics and Paralympics in London underway, arguments have erupted over construction, ticket sales, venue selectio...

Famous Artists Design Race Cars

Posted 09.13.2011 | Arts

Since 1975, BMW has commissioned 17 racing cars painted by famous artists from all over the world. Now, they're offering a virtual tour online of the ...

Art and the Public Domain: Olafur Eliasson, Tomas Saraceno, and Ai Weiwei at the GSD

David Glick | Posted 06.18.2011 | Arts
David Glick

The Divine Comedy, a current exhibition at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, features world renowned artists known for blurring the boundaries be...

Relish the Art That Surrounds You

Agnes Gund | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Agnes Gund

The visual revelation that a city -- big though it may be -- is simultaneously a village, a "neighborhood," just as Jane Jacobs always told us.

CYBER ART: From Koons To Creed, The Top Ten Artist's Websites

ARTINFO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Artists are doing a little bit of everything these days: Vik Muniz and Julian Schnabel make movies, Jutta Koether and Tony Conrad play in a band, and ...

Interview With West of Rome Public Art's Emi Fontana

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Bettina Korek

A Night of Growth and Discovery will be an unforgettable night for art in Los Angeles; we have over 20 artists involved in different capacities, it will be a performance festival in a benefit disguise.

Olafur Eliasson in Iceland

Steven Mesler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Steven Mesler

After visiting, roaming and experiencing all that is Iceland's steampunk wonder, one can only come to the conclusion that it is the Icelandic way: erase and rebuild.