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Olafur Eliasson

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The artist’s installation ‘Ice Watch’ places giant melting blocks outside the Tate Modern and Bloomberg headquarters

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Olafur Eliasson, Rainbow Assembly, 2016, Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul, 2016. Photo: Hyunsoo Kim

Beijing

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12 Aug
Olafur Eliasson, ‘Room for One Colour’, 1997, installation view at Moderna Museet, Stockholm, 2015. Courtesy: the artist, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, neugerrimschneider, Berlin; photo: Anders Sune Berg

London

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Olafur Eliasson, Green Light, 2016, wood, recycled yogurt cups, used plastic bags, recycled nylon, LED, 35 × 35 × 35 cm. Courtesy: the artist & Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary; photograph: Thilo Frank & David de Larrea Remiro / Studio Olafur Eliasson; © Olafur Eliasson

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Tree of Codes, 2015

Manchester International Festival, UK

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