For more than three decades, the Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson has explored the ways that people interact with their environment, with installations that use elemental materials such as light, water and air to by turns disorientate and concentrate the mind of the viewer. Eliasson’s first major survey in the UK also reveals his longstanding engagement with ecological issues. Find out more from the Tate’s website.
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Room for one colour (1997), Olafur Eliasson. Photo: Dmitry Baranov; courtesy of the artist/neugerriemschneider, Berlin/Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York/Los Angeles; © 1997 Olafur Eliasson
Moss wall (1994), Olafur Eliasson. Photo: Hyunsoo Kim;courtesy of the artist/neugerriemschneider, Berlin/Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York/Los Angeles; © 1994 Olafur Eliasson
Ice Watch (2018), Olafur Eliasson and Minik Rosing, installation view. Photo: Charlie Forgham Bailey © 2018 Olafur Eliasson and Minik Rosing
Din blinde passager (2010), Olafur Eliasson, installation view at ARKEN Museum of Modern Art, Copenhagen, 2010. Photo: Thilo Frank/Studio Olafur Eliasson