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Olafur Eliasson

The artist’s installation ‘Ice Watch’ places giant melting blocks outside the Tate Modern and Bloomberg headquarters

Five of the best recent artist projects that show alternatives to unsustainable practices

By Ellen Mara De Wachter

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The Icelandic-Danish artist’s creation in Vejle, Denmark, responds to the tides and surface of the water: both artwork and architecture

Olafur Eliasson, Rainbow Assembly, 2016, Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul, 2016. Photo: Hyunsoo Kim

Beijing

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Olafur Eliasson, ‘Room for One Colour’, 1997, installation view at Moderna Museet, Stockholm, 2015. Courtesy: the artist, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, neugerrimschneider, Berlin; photo: Anders Sune Berg

London

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First impressions of Christine Macel’s ‘Viva Arte Viva’ in the Central Pavilion

By Evan Moffitt
Olafur Eliasson, Green Light, 2016, wood, recycled yogurt cups, used plastic bags, recycled nylon, LED, 35 × 35 × 35 cm. Courtesy: the artist & Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary; photograph: Thilo Frank & David de Larrea Remiro / Studio Olafur Eliasson; © Olafur Eliasson

How is contemporary art responding to the current refugee crisis? Three case studies ...

By Jörg Scheller
Tree of Codes, 2015

Manchester International Festival, UK

By Amy Sherlock
Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris, designed by Frank Gehry, photograph by Iwan Baan, 2014

Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris, France

By Rahma Khazam
Art Club 2000 Untitled (Conran’s I), 1992–3, c-type print

Revisiting art’s social turn and the 1990s: the decade that has yet to end

By Lars Bang Larsen