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Olafur Eliasson, An Encyclopedia, Signed Book Edition, 2008

Estimate: €2,560 - €3,200

Description: Book with cover of cold-formed metal designed by the artistGermany, 2008Ólafur Elíasson (b. 1967) – Important contemporary Icelandic artistSigned ‘Olafur Eliasson’ in black felt-tip pen and stamp-numbered ‘135’ on an extra pageCopy from an edition of 200 + 50 A.P. copiesFull titel ‘Studio Olafur Eliasson. An Encyclopedia’With an introductory essay by Philip UrsprungPublished by Taschen Verlag, Cologne528 pages, cloth-covered boardsDimensions: 39 x 31.5 cmIn clamshell box: 41.5 x 33.5 x 7.3 cmVery good conditionProvenance: Private collection, DenmarkEncyclopedic overview of the artist’s experimental work with impressive cover which highly polished metal surface mimics the effect of rain on a water surface. This edition in luxurious design gives a comprehensive overview over and insight in the multiform projects of Olafur Eliasson and his Studio, that is serving as an experimental and interdisciplinary laboratory. The underlying concepts of his works are elucidated by conversations with the artist. Especially nice is the relief of cold-formed metal, which reproduces the optical effect that raindrops cause when hitting the surface of water.Condition:The comprehensive book as well as the clamshell box are in overall very good condition. The book comprises 528 pages and measures 39 x 31.5 cm. The dimensions of the clamshell box are 41.5 x 33.5 x 7.3 cm.Ólafur Elíasson (b. 1967)Born in Copenhagen in 1967, Icelandic artist Ólafur Elíasson creates large-scale installations which deal with the physical reality of nature, the properties of light and its reflection as well as the perception of urban space. In 2009 he founded the Institute for Spacial Experiments for the University of Arts in Berlin. Among others, Elíasson has been awarded with the Mies van der Rohe-Prize and the Joan Miró-Prize. His work can be found internationally in major museums and private collections since he is regarded one of Europe's most influential contemporary artists Ólafur Elíasson lives and works in Berlin. (fea) Shipping costs excl. statutory VAT and plus 2,5% (+VAT) shipping insurance. Auctionata charges the resale rights tax pursuant to Section 26 of the German Copyright Act (UrhG) towards the buyer in case of the sale of an original work of art or photography prior to 70 years having lapsed since the death of their creator. Therefore, Auctionata charges when purchasing a good – if a protection as an original work of art or photography is given – starting from a hammer price of EUR 400 an additional amount, which is calculated according to Section 26 (2) German Copyright Act (UrhG) and which does not exceed the amount of EUR 12,500. You can find more information about resale rights tax in Auctionata´s table of fees and T&C.

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Olafur Eliasson (Copenaghen 1967)

Estimate: €800 - €1,200

Description: 10 Meter Cable For All Colours, 2004

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