Olafur Eliasson : Your Lighthouse, Works with Light 1991 - 2004
  • exhibition catalogue
  • pictorial boards
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • color
  • 30 x 24.5 cm.
  • 192 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered
  • ISBN 3775714413

Olafur Eliasson : Your Lighthouse, Works with Light 1991 - 2004

Olafur Eliasson, Jonathan Crary, Holger Broeker, Richard Dawkins, Annelie Lütgens

Olafur Eliasson : Your Lighthouse, Works with Light 1991 - 2004

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Exhibition catalogue published in conjunction with show held May 28 - September 5, 2004. A vital catalogue raisonné-like effort documenting Eliasson's works. "Olafur Eliasson's installation '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 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 his oeuvre, and they are the subject of this publication. Featuring an index of the 138 light and mirror installations completed between 1991 and 2004, this splendidly illustrated volume describes all of the essential aspects of this complex work." -- publisher's statement. Contains essays by Jonathan Crary, Holger Broeker, Richard Dawkins, and Annelie Lütgens. Biography, bibliography, index of titles.

Wolfsburg / Ostfildern-Ruit, Germany: Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg / Hatje Cantz Verlag,
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