Olafur Eliasson

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‘The numbers no longer add up’: artist Olafur Eliasson calls for solidarity as Cop26 kicks off

Eliasson will present a film with activist Kumi Naidoo at the summit on how the worlds of art and activism can help each other curb the climate crisis

Olafur Eliasson floods museum and removes wall, opening it 24-hours-a-day to ‘insects, bats or birds’ and people

Site-specific installation called Life opened this week at the Fondation Beyeler near Basel in Switzerland and can be visited at all hours

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Opera as art: the rise of the artist as impresario

Marina Abramovic's opera The Seven Deaths of Maria Callas, which opened to a socially distanced audience in Munich last week, is the latest in a long history of artistic explorations of the art form

Berghain—Berlin’s exclusive nightclub—to transform into huge art venue during pandemic

“Studio Berlin” offers a way to circumvent the toughest door policy in the world and see works by Olafur Eliasson, Wolfgang Tillmans and Anne Imhof

Wunderkammer: this augmented reality app is the giftshop postcard of Olafur Eliasson's work

Our expert XR panel review the smartphone app that enables you to view the first AR artwork by the Icelandic artist

Three-dimensional lift off: The Art Newspaper launches reviews of virtual art

The Covid-19 pandemic has seen the art world renew its engagement with virtual and augmented reality. Now is the time to give this format a critical framework

Olafur Eliasson brings the Northern Lights or a blazing sun into your bedroom

The artist is releasing his first collection of augmented reality digital objects through the Acute Art app

Olafur Eliasson wants us to see the world differently through his new Instagram animations

The Danish-Icelandic artist is releasing the participatory social media project in celebration of Earth Day

Olafur Eliasson will create 'pan-European' work of art for Germany's EU presidency next year

The project, which is to be designed with participation from children and young people, will be supported by the Goethe Institute

Is ‘Instagrammable’ art world praise or the ultimate insult?

Olafur Eliasson's show at London’s Tate Modern is the latest in an increasingly long line of exhibitions whose main take-away seems to be the perfect selfie

Olafur Eliasson appointed UN Goodwill Ambassador for climate

The Danish-Icelandic artist has long been addressing environmental issues in his work

Columbia University launches year-long programming on climate change

Artists such as Olafur Eliasson will participate in the university’s Year of Water initiative

Wheelchair user blasts Olafur Eliasson show at Tate Modern over rampless work

After consulting with the Danish-Icelandic artist and technicians, Tate says installation “cannot be made safely accessible for wheelchair users”

Top of the Pods: climate crisis with Olafur Eliasson, Justin Brice Guariglia and Anna Somers Cocks

As many parts of the world record their highest ever temperatures, we look back on three interviews focusing on climate change and the anthropocene.

Hosted by Ben Luke. Produced by Julia Michalska, David Clack and Aimee Dawson

Olafur Eliasson: the art world is 'trying to find its feet' on climate change

Artist's Tate Modern retrospective features works drawn largely from European collections in an effort to reduce carbon footprint

How the art world is going green

Those within the art world who advocate for environmentally friendly practices are finding a sector willing to do its part.

Olafur Eliasson's latest work is melting away on the bank of the Thames in London

Public sculpture unveiled to coincide with the COP24 climate summit in Poland

Olafur Eliasson on climate change. Plus, Art Basel in Miami Beach

The artist tells us about bringing ice blocks to London, we discuss the threat of sea level rise on heritage sites, and trace the changing cultural landscape of Miami. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793.

Hosted by Ben Luke. Produced by Julia Michalska, David Clack and Aimee Dawson

'What on earth is going on with Earth?' Olafur Eliasson on bringing ice blocks to London

The Danish-Icelandic artist tells The Art Newspaper podcast about the latest iteration of Ice Watch and why climate change refugees should automatically get passports from well-off states

Olafur Eliasson’s Little Sun teams up with Ikea

Project aims to produce affordable, off-grid tools

Olafur Eliasson on how his light installation at the National Gallery changes perceptions—in more ways than one

This exclusive extract by the Danish-Icelandic artist accompanies the London museum’s Monochrome show

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Eliasson’s ‘sun’ brings energy to isolated Ukrainian city

The new commission is industrial magnate Victor Pinchuk’s gift to the steelworkers of his hometown

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"Il Tempo del Postino": the performance art group show comes to Art Basel

Constructed for a theatrical setting, this event makes space and time its materials

Interview with Olafur Eliasson on his pavilion in the park for the Serpentine

The Danish artist, whose Weather Project transformed Tate Modern, discusses his building for the Serpentine Gallery

The Unilever Series: Olafur Eliasson now on display at Tate Modern

Could the commission for Tate's Turbine Hall create its own climate

Behind the scenes at MoMA with John Elderfield and Kirk Varnedoe

Exhibitions, projects, budgets, and attendance at the Museum of Modern Art in New York