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Olafur Eliasson Installs Waterfall at Versailles

Part of artist Olafur Eliasson’s latest exhibition, Waterfall is a massive, life-size replica of an actual waterfall that almost doesn’t seem real. The plumes of water appear from mid-air before pouring down into the Grand Canal at the Palace of Versailles.

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'Your Glacial Expectation' - Olafur Eliasson. http://kvadrat.dk/collaborations/project/22/Your+glacial+expectation+%E2%80%93+G%C3%BCnther+Vogt+and+Olafur+Eliasson

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One-Way Colour Tunnel by Olafur Eliasson

Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson has created a one-of-a-kind, kaleidoscope-like tunnel. Made of stained glass triangles and black piping, as you walk through the tunnels, the colours disappear. Looking behind masks the colours in all black. Incredible!

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Olafur Eliasson in Aarhus I had the privilege of walking through this a while ago. It was indeed as if I were walking through a rainbow. Transcendent experience.

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Olafur Eliasson - Eliasson often fabricates natural looking phenomena in man-made environments like the gallery space in order to subvert how we percieve and experience the world around us.

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