Olafur Eliasson - Contemporary Art Day Sale New York Friday, May 16, 2014 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    neugerriemschneider Gallery, Berlin

  • Exhibited

    Pasadena, The Jamie Residence, Ólafur Elíasson, April 21 - May 31, 2005 (another example exhibited)
    Stockholm, Magasin 3 Stockholm Konsthall, Here Comes the Sun, August 27 - December 4, 2005 (another example exhibited)
    Aosta, Forte di Bard, In Cima alle Stelle. L’Universo tra Arte, Archeologica e Scienza, April 4 - September 2, 2007 (another example exhibited)

  • Literature

    D. Birnbaum, R. Martinez, J. Sans and S. Shapira, eds., Here Comes the Sun, Stockholm, 2005, p. 8 (illustrated)
    O. Elíasson, ed., Your Engagement Has Consequences: On the Relativity of Your Reality, Baden, 2006, p. 182 (illustrated)
    D. Cimorelli, A. Albano, In Cima alle Stelle. L’Universo tra Arte, Archeologica e Scienza, exh. cat., Aosta: Forte di Bard, 2007, pp. 250-251 (illustrated)
    O. Elíasson, ed., Studio Ólafur Elíasson: An Encyclopedia, Cologne, 2008, p. 95 (illustrated)

  • Catalogue Essay

    A circular mirror reflects light from a bulb on to a vertically mounted holographic glass disk. This divides the light into the colors of the spectral range. Viewed at eye level the glass disk is blue; viewed from above or below, its color changes to others in the color spectrum.


Holo lamp

stainless steel, holo lens, mirror and light
78 1/4 x 59 x 31 in. (198.8 x 149.9 x 78.7 cm.)
This work is number 5 from an edition of 10. This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed by the artist.

$60,000 - 80,000 

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Contemporary Art Day Sale

New York 16 May 2014 11am