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  • Provenance

    Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

  • Artist Biography

    Olafur Eliasson

    Danish-Icelandic • 1967

    Conceptual artist Olafur Eliasson was born in Copenhagen, Denmark to parents who had emigrated from Iceland. Characterized by a lack of traditional materiality, Eliasson’s work is typically quite simple and clean in appearance. Known for engaging with environmental issues, the artist often creates immersive works that activate the senses beyond just sight. Due to his consistent interest in light, Eliasson’s practice has been compared to both James Turrell and Dan Flavin. 

    One of his most popular installations, The Weather Project, 2003, saw Eliasson fill the entirety of Turbine Hall at the Tate Modern with light from an artificial Sun. Another project, New York City Waterfalls, 2008, became one of the most expensive public art installations ever, with a cost exceeding $15 million. The artist has been collected by institutions like the Guggenheim, the Kunstmuseum Basel and the National Gallery of Art, among others.

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Untitled (Iceland Series)

2006
two colour coupler prints
each: 60 x 90 cm (23 5/8 x 35 3/8 in)
Each signed ‘Olafur Eliasson’ on a label a.xed to the reverse. Each print is unique.

Estimate
£10,000 - 15,000 

Sold for £11,250

Contemporary Art Day Sale

15 February 2013
London