June 9, 2017
design, little sun, olafur eliasson
founded by olafur eliasson and frederik ottesen, little sun is a social project that aims to bring clean, reliable, and affordable energy to those in need.
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May 20, 2017
all, design, exhibitions, finland, Graphics, Installations, Landscape and urbanism, mirrors, olafur eliasson, Tony Erapüro
Finnish designer Tony Erapüro took inspiration from geometry, architecture and Peter Saville to create the graphics for Olafur Eliasson‘s Pentagonal Landscapes exhibition. Read more
May 11, 2017
art, olafur eliasson, venice art biennale 2017, video
the workshop responds to the challenges arising from mass displacement and migration, shinning a light for asylum seekers, refugees, and migrants.
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April 15, 2017
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the collection is based on a golden triangle which can be combined to form luminous sculptures or sprawling modular environments.
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April 14, 2017
amanda levete architects / AL_A, christo and jeanne-claude, design, design indaba 2017, Ikea, M+ museum hong kong, Marc Newson, milan design week 2017, olafur eliasson, Philippe Malouin, ronan and erwan bouroullec, snarkitecture, vasily klyukin
THE DESIGN PRIZE saw leaders in architecture, art, and design come together for the inaugural award ceremony, hosted by abitare, designboom and the municipality of milan.
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April 10, 2017
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Shown at Milan design week, this prototype furniture for Moroso by Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson has a triangle-patterned frame that warps when viewed from different angles. Read more
March 11, 2017
all, dance, design, Installations, London, olafur eliasson, set design, UK, Wayne McGregor
Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson used a combination of mirrors and coloured screens to create different abstract scenes for Wayne McGregor‘s Tree of Codes ballet. Read more
March 7, 2017
design, design indaba 2017, olafur eliasson
the artist teased the third edition to the little sun family: a pocket-sized, faceted lamp which harnesses five hours of solar energy to produce four hours of light.
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March 7, 2017
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Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson has previewed a third design in his series of solar-powered mini lamps made for people without access to reliable energy. Read more
November 4, 2016
art, olafur eliasson, video
for the occasion of the paris climate agreement becoming international law, watch the films which highlight the artist’s trip to the greenland to harvest the twelve immense blocks of ice.
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October 27, 2016
art, olafur eliasson
the film looks at the building of ‘waterfall’ and its structural characteristics from an alternate perspective.
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September 29, 2016
art, olafur eliasson, SAMSUNG
on display are works representative of the artist’s most recent activities, which deal with subjects relating to nature, philosophy, and science.
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June 6, 2016
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A towering waterfall appears to fall from midair into the Grand Canal at the Palace of Versailles as part of Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson’s latest exhibition (+ slideshow). (more…)
June 6, 2016
art, galleries, olafur eliasson
this summer, the artist brings a sequence of spatial installations to versailles, situating, fog, mirrors, and light landscapes around the gardens and palace interior.
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May 18, 2016
design, olafur eliasson, video
first conceived by eliasson as a metaphorical green light for refugees and migrants in austria, the project testifies to the agency of contemporary art and its potential to initiate processes of civic transformation.
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May 12, 2016
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Competition: Dezeen has teamed up with publisher Thames & Hudson to give five readers a copy of a new book that explores architecture and design projects by artist Olafur Eliasson (+ slideshow). (more…)
March 24, 2016
art, olafur eliasson
‘nothingness is not nothing at all’ brings together a diverse selection of artworks extending from the artist’s early career to the present day, alongside a number of new installations conceived especially for the exhibit.
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January 29, 2016
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Movie: Serpentine Gallery director Julia Peyton-Jones discusses the spinning top-shaped pavilion designed by Olafur Eliasson and Kjetil Thorsen in 2007 in the next instalment from our exclusive video series. (mo…
November 19, 2015
art, olafur eliasson
situated beneath stunning gold-clad ceilings and intricately ornamented rooms, eliasson’s pieces offer a unique pairing of art, aesthetics, and world views from two vastly different time frames.
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October 12, 2015
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Chicago Architecture Biennial 2015: the first career retrospective of architect David Adjaye has opened at the Art Institute of Chicago, featuring a full-size replica of his 2007 Horizon pavilion (+ slideshow). (more…)
October 8, 2015
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The first official photographs of SANAA‘s sinuous cultural centre at the Grace Farms nature reserve in Connecticut have been released ahead of its opening tomorrow (+ slideshow). (more…)
September 3, 2015
all, design, Kickstarter, News, olafur eliasson, Products
Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson’s solar energy company Little Sun has launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund the production of a mobile phone charger with a built-in lamp. (more…)
September 2, 2015
olafur eliasson, technology
a collaboration between artist olarfur eliasson and engineer frederik ottesen, the ‘charge’ combines a unique form with the latest solar technology.
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August 24, 2015
Architecture, bridges, olafur eliasson, video
made of five circular platforms, the structure is a testimony to the region’s nautical history, with tall posts that take the form of ship masts.
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August 22, 2015
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Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson has created a bridge spanning a Copenhagen canal, which features a series of wire masts based on ships’ rigging (+ slideshow). (more…)
June 2, 2015
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Architects including Steven Holl and Bjarke Ingels have created Lego buildings for an installation by artist Olafur Eliasson on the High Line in Manhattan (+ slideshow). (more…)