time: Olafur Eliasson is the first comprehensive survey in
the United States of works by Olafur Eliasson, whose immersive environments,
sculptures, and photographs elegantly recreate the extremes of landscape
and atmosphere in his native Scandinavia, while foregrounding the
sensory experience of the work itself. Drawn from collections worldwide,
the presentation spans over fifteen years of Eliasson's career.
at once eccentric and highly geometric, use multicolored washes,
focused projections of light, mirrors, and elements such as water,
stone, and moss to shift the viewer's perception of place and self.
By transforming the gallery into a hybrid space of nature and culture,
Eliasson prompts an intensive engagement with the world and offers
a fresh consideration of everyday life.
continiues at PS1.
shot courtesy of the artist and Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York.