Olafur Eliasson - 20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale London Thursday, June 27, 2019 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    neugerriemschneider, Berlin
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

  • Exhibited

    Pasadena, The Jamie Residence, Olafur Eliasson, 21 April - 31 May 2005 (another example exhibited)
    Stockholm, Magasin III, Stockholm Konsthall, Here Comes the Sun, 27 August - 11 December 2005, p. 8 (another example exhibited and illustrated)
    Aosta, Forte di Bard, In Cima alle Stelle. L’Universo tra Arte, Archeologica e Scienza, 4 April - 2 September 2007, pp. 250- 251 (another example exhibited and illustrated)

  • Literature

    Olafur Eliasson, ed., Your Engagement Has Consequences: On the Relativity of Your Reality, Baden, 2006, p. 182 (another example illustrated)
    Olafur Eliasson, ed., Studio Olafur Eliasson: An Encyclopedia, Cologne, 2008, pp. 93, 95 (another example illustrated, p. 95)

  • Catalogue Essay

    'My primary interest comes from investigations into how the eye functions and how one can use color to explore the differences in what we see'. Olafur Eliasson


Holo lamp

wood, mirror, stainless steel c-stand, holo lens, lamp and transformer
213.5 x 95 x 135 cm (84 x 37 3/8 x 53 1/8 in.)
overall installation dimensions variable

Executed in 2005, this work is number 3 from an edition of 10 and is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed by the artist.

£20,000 - 30,000 ‡ ♠

Sold for £40,000

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20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale

London Auction 28 June 2019