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Olafur Eliasson Named Guest Artist at the Palace of Versailles for Summer 2016

Olafur Eliasson, the Danish Icelandic conceptual artist, was named this summer’s guest artist for the Palace of Versailles. Since 2008, the palace has invited artists, including Jeff Koons, Takashi Murakami, Giuseppe Penone, and Lee Ufan, to create and exhibit works … Read More

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Olafur Eliasson Will Receive a Crystal Award in Davos This Week

The World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, a multi-day conference where some of the most privileged and insulated people on the entire planet gather together to convince one another that they are “committed to improving the state of … Read More


Morning Links: Politicking at Art Basel Edition

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Morning Links: Kazimir Malevich’s Racist Joke Edition

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Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
Tree of Codes, as performed at the Manchester International Festival. COURTESY MANCHESTER INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL

9 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week

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DARC for SPILL Festival of Performance, London 2015. Photo by Manuel Vason.


Morning Links: Menstrual Blood Edition

Olafur Eliasson has launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund a solar-powered cell phone charger, which he co-designed. [The Art Newspaper]A review of “Opus Hypnagogia: Sacred Spaces of Visionary and Vernacular Art” at the Morbid Anatomy Museum in Brooklyn. [The New York … Read More

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Morning Links: Medical Examiner’s Office Edition

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Thomas Demand's GF56 (project) (2015) is one of the commissioned works for Grace Farm's SANAA–designed space. ©THOMAS DEMAND, VG BILD-KUNST, BONN/ARS, NEW YORK/COURTESY MATTHEW MARKS GALLERY, NEW YORK

Grace Farms Announces Commissions by Thomas Demand, Olafur Eliasson, More

Grace Farms announced today that it has commissioned works by Thomas Demand, Olafur Eliasson, Susan Phillipsz, and Teresita Fernández for its new, SANAA–designed building, which will open on October 9. Next year, Eliasson and Beatriz Milhazes will also show new … Read More

Ice being loaded for Eliasson and Rosing's installation. PHOTO: GROUP GREENLAND

Olafur Eliasson to Show 112 Tons of Ice for ‘Ice Watch’

On Sunday, Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson and geologist Minik Rosing will unveil Ice Watch, an installation that will bring 100 tonnes (equivalent to 112 tons) of ice to Copenhagen’s City Hall Square. Taken from a fjord outside Nuuk, Greenland, and … Read More


Morning Links: Breakdancing Edition

“Louvre director plans its grand revamp.” [The Art Newspaper]In an impressive reporting performance, Katya Kazakina at Bloomberg explains why three paintings owned by Rachel “Bunny” Mellon won’t appear in upcoming auctions. The three works, two by Mark Rothko and one … Read More


All Together Now: Artists and Crowdsourcing

In galleries, public spaces, and online, artists are orchestrating pieces that can only be completed by you Read More


Adrian Cheng: Building Up a New Chinese Culture

Hong Kong entrepreneur Adrian Cheng is pioneering new strategies to support Chinese art Read More

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How Ai Weiwei and Olafur Eliasson Got 35,000 People to Draw on the Moon

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Profiles The 200 Top Collectors
The Kleins in Santa Fe.

The ARTnews 200 Top Collectors: Jeanne and Michael L. Klein

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