Olafur Eliasson (born 1967 in Copenhagen, DK) is an installation artist and sculptor who lives and works in Berlin and Copenhagen. Along with other artists of his generation he is interested in exploring and expanding the boundaries between art, science, nature, and perception. Best known for his hugely successful installation, The Weather Project, 2003 in the Tate Modern's Turbine Hall, Eliasson works tend to focus on natural phenomena… Read more
About the artwork
Looking out from his Berlin studio, Danish artist Olafur Eliasson was putting together an inverted image of the cityscape. As the circular element transitions from yellow to blue, depending on the time of day and the position of the viewer, the glass acts as both a mirror to your reflection and a prism to the world outside.