Evelyn Aimis Fine Art

Olafur Eliasson

(Danish, b. 1967)

arctic circle by olafur eliasson

Olafur Eliasson

Arctic Circle, 2012

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Biography

Timeline

1967
Born in Copenhagen, Denmark
1989 - 1995
Studied at the Royal Danish Academy of Art, Copenhagen, Denmark
Lives and works in Copenhagen, Denmark and Berlin, Germany

Exhibitions

2012
Little Sun, Tate Modern, London, UK (solo)
Your Uncertain Shadow, PKM Trinity Gallery, Seoul, Korea (solo)
2011
Your body of work, Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo, SESC Pompeia, and SESC Belenzinho, Sao Paulo, Brazil (solo)
Your emotional future, PinchukArtCentre, Kiev, Ukraine (solo)
Three to now, Harvard University Graduate School of Design Cambridge, Ma, USA (solo)
2010
Dopplereffekt. Bilder in Kunst und Wissenschaft, Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Germany (group)
Innen Stadt Außen, Martin‐Gropius‐Bau, Berlin, Germany (solo)
Multiple shadow house, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, US (solo)
Keppler was wrong, Galería Elvira González, Madrid, Spain (solo)
2009
The cubic structural evolution project," Hervey Bay Regional Gallery, Queensland, Australia; and Caloundra Regional Art Gallery, Australia (solo)
BEST OF AUSTRIA. Eine Kunstsammlung, Lentos Kunstmuseum Linz, Linz, New Zealand (group)
Camere 8: Olafur Eliasson, Giulio Paolini, Erwin Wurm, Galleria RAM radioartemobile, Rome, Italy (group)
Science versus Fiction, Bétonsalon, Paris, France (group)
Il Tempo del Postino, Theater Basel, Art 40 Basel, Switzerland (group)
The World Is Yours, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Copenhagen, Denmark (group)
FLASH! Light and movement (Valoa ja liikettä), Sara Hildén Art Museum, Tampere, Finland (group)
Arken Museum for Moderne Kunst, Ishøj, Denmark (group)
Mediated Experience: Olafur Eliasson’s books, Artelibro, Art Book Festival, Bologna, Italy (group)
The colour circle series, Niels Borch Jensen Galerie, Berlin (solo)
Is the sky part of a landscape, PKM Trinity Gallery, Seoul, Korea (solo)
Your chance encounter, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan (solo)
Rethink Relations, Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen, Denmark
The parliament of reality, permanent installation, The Center for Curatorial Studies (CCS Bard), Bard College, New York, commissioned by The Center for Curatorial Studies and The Luma Foundation (puclic project)
Sunspace for Shibukawa, permanent installation, Shibukawa, Japan, commissioned by Hara Museum ARC (public project)
Cirkelbroen, permanent installation, Christianshavns Kanal, Copenhagen, commissioned by Nordea Fonden (public project)
Your watercolour machine, Andersen's Contemporary, Copenhagen (solo)
Olafur Eliasson: Limboland, i8 Gallery, Reykjavik (solo)
The body as brain – the moving museum: Projekt Summlung (6), Kunsthaus Zug (solo)
Take your time: Olafur Eliasson, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago (solo)
Take your time: Olafur Eliasson, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia (solo)
50 Moons of Saturn, T2 Torino Triennale, Castello di Rivoli Museum of Contemporary Art, Turin, Italy (solo)
2008
Serpentine Gallery - The Experiment Marathon: Part 2, Reykjavik Arts Festival, Reykjavik
Moralische Fantasien, Kunstmuseum Thurgau, Warth, Switzerland
Revolutions - Forms that Turn, 16th Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
Infinite Ice: Traversing the Arctic and the Alps from 1860 to the present, Albertina, Vienna, Austria
U - Turn, Quadrennial for Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, Denmark
pleinarism, i8 Gallery, Reykjavik, Iceland
The Nature of Things, Fundacio Joan Miro, Barcelona (solo)
Yellow fog, Verbund Collection, Vienna (permanent exhibition) (solo)
New York City Waterfalls, East River, New York (solo)
YOUniverse, Third International Biennial of Contemporary Art, Seville, Spain
The New York City Waterfalls, temporary installation, New York, commissioned by Public Art Fund, New York (public project)
Tellurium for A. P. Møller Skolen, permanent installation, Schleswig, Germany, commissioned by The A.P.Møller and Chastine Mc‐Kinney Møller Foundation (public project)
Winter solstice, Equinox, Summer solstice, Jarla Partilager, Stockholm (solo)
Your mobile expectations: BMW H2R project, Pinakothek der Moderne, Munchen (solo)
la Naturalesa de Les Coses, Fundacio Joan Miro, Barcelona (solo)
Summer solstice, Jarla Partilager, Stockholm, Sweden
Take your time, The Museum of Modern Art and P.S.1, New York (solo)
Spatial vibration: string-based instrument, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York (solo)
The inside of outside, neugerriemschneider, Berlin (solo)
The inside of outside, neugerriemschneider, Berlin (solo)
Yellow Fog, permanent installation at Verbund Zentrale, Am Hof, Vienna (public project)
The New York City Waterfalls, presented by Public Art Fund, in association with the City of New York (public project)
YOUniverse, Third International Biennial of Contemporary Art, Seville, Spain
Full House – American Art from the Collections of Guggenheim and Kiasma, Museum of Contemporary Art, Kiasma, Helsinki
Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Germany
Das Sehen sehen: Neoimpressionismus und Moderne; Signac bis Eliasson, Kunsthaus Zug, Switzerland
Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary: Collection as Aleph, Kunsthaus Graz, Austria
A Room of One’s Own, Castello di Rivoli, Turin, Italy
A Room of One’s Own, Castello di Rivoli, Turin, Italy
Serpentine Gallery - The Experiment Marathon: Part 2, Reykjavik Arts Festival, Reykjavik
Space for your future, Museum for Contemporary Art, Tokyo
Take Your Time: Olafur Eliasson, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco(solo)
2007
Nature Design. Von Inspiration zu Innovation, Museum für Gestaltung Zürich, Switzerland
Window/Interface, Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Washington, D.C., USA
2move–Migrante Video, Zuiderzeemuseum Enkhuizen, The Netherlands
I can only see things when I move. Positionen zeitgenössischer Kunst auf Papir, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden–Kupferstich-Kabinett, Germany
Refract, Reflect, Project: Light Works from the Collection, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C., USA
Future systems: Rare Moments, Lentos, Kunstmuseum Linz, Germany
Re ‐ distribution of the sensible, Magnus Müller, Berlin, Germany
The Shapes of Space, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA
Destroy, She Said, Julia Stoschek Collection, Düsseldorf, Germany
A North Light ‐ Cynosure, The Pier Arts Centre, Orkney, UK
Il Tempo del Postino, Manchester International Festival, UK
Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2007, in collaboration with Kjetil Thorsen; temporary installation, commissioned by Serpentine Gallery, London, Uk (public project)
Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2007 (with Kjetil Thorsen), commissioned by Serpentine Gallery, London (public project)
To lufthuller med lys, permanent installation, commissioned by Kolding Kommune for Kolding Bibliotek, Denmark (public project)
Take your time, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco (solo)
The cubic structural evolution project, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne (solo)
The body as brain-Lava floor: Projekt Sammlung (5), Kunsthaus Zug, Switzerland (solo)
Winter solstice, Jarla Partilager, Stockholm (solo)
Migratory Esthetics, Zuiderzeemuseum, Enkhuizen
The shadow studies. Projekt Sammlung (5), Kunsthaus Zug, Switzerland (solo)
Works on paper and other flat objects, PKM Gallery, Seoul (solo)
Your tempo, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco (solo)
2006
A laboratory of mediating space, Aedes am Pfefferberg, Berlin, Germany (solo)
Light lab (test I - XII), Portikus, Frankfurt am Main, Germany (solo)
Omgivelser, Andersen-S Contemporary, Copenhagen, Denmark (solo)
The endless study, Österreichische Friedrich und Lillian Kiesler - Privatstiftung, Vienna, Austria (solo)
Intensive Science, La Maison Rouge, Paris, France
Your rainbow panorama, permanent installation; competition, ARos Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Denmark, commissioned by ARoS AarhusKunstmuseum, Denmark (public project)
Eye see you, temporary installations for Louis Vuitton boutiques worldwide, 2006-07, commissioned by Louis Vuitton Malletier (public project)
Music wall, permanent installation, Alsion, Sønderborg, Denmark, commissioned by Syddansk Universitet, Odense, Denmark (public project)
Olafur Eliasson: Your Uncertainty of Colour Matching Experiment, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham
The Expanded Eye, Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich
PHotoEspaña 06, PHotoEspaña, Madrid
Olafur Eliasson, Gallery Koyanagi, Tokyo
New perspective on the 70s, Moderna Museet, Stockholm
Not all is Visible: Works from the Astrup Fearnley Collection, Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo
Where are we going: Selections from the Francois Pinault Collection, Palazzo Grassi, Venice
Surprise, Surprise, Institute of Contemporary Arts London
Your engagement sequence, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, USA
Your waste of time, neugerriemschneider, Berlin, Germany
Eye on Europe: Prints, Books & Multiples / 1960 to Now, The Museum of Modern Art, New York
The Expanded Eye, Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich
Nature Attitudes, Thyssen - Bornemisza Art Contemporary (T-B A21), Vienna, Austria
Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn
Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, NY
Your waste of time, neugerriemschneider, Berlin (solo)
2005
Making Things Public: Atmosphären der Demokratie, Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie, Karlsruhe
Tími, rými, tilvera, Reykjavik Arts Festival, Iceland
Your black horizon, 51st Venice Biennale (exhibited in Art Pavilion by David Adjaye,commissioned by Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary, Vienna); and Lopud Island, Croatia (2007)
Here Comes the Sun, Magasin 3 Stockholm Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden
Meant to be lived in (Today I’m feeling prismatic), Emi Fontana West of Rome, Jamie Residence, Pasadena, California, US (solo)
Notion motion, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, The Netherlands (solo)
The light setup, Lunds Konsthall, Sweden; and Malmö Konsthall, Sweden (solo)
Expérience de la durée, 8th Biennale d’Art Contemporain de Lyon, France
Arte all’Arte 10: Arte Architettura Paesaggio, Associazione Arte Continua, San Gimignano, Italy
Ecstasy: In and About Altered States, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
Lichtkunst aus Kunstlicht, Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie, Karlsruhe, Germany
36 x 27 x 10, White Cube Berlin / Volkspalast, Palazzo della Repubblica, Berlin, Germany
36 x 27 x 10, White Cube Berlin / Volkspalast, Palazzo della Repubblica, Berlin, Germany
Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Glass brick for the façades of the Icelandic National Concert and Conference Centre, Reykjavik, Iceland (public project)
Design by Henning Larsen Architects, expected completion in 2011, commissioned by Eignarhaldsfélagid Portus Ltd (public project)
Foksal Gallery Foundation, Warsaw
Malmö Konsthall, Malmö
Lunds Konsthall, Lund
Ellipse Foundatoin, The Netherlands
Your light shadow, Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan (solo)
Your light shadow, Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan (solo)
Moving Parts: Forms of the Kinetic (Bewegliche Teile: Formen des Kinetischen ),teirischer Herbst, Kunsthaus Graz, Austria; and Museum Tinguely, Basel, Switzerland