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Olafur Eliasson at the Elvira González Gallery in Madrid

Macarena Ventosa [1] 

 

"The work itself, I've often referred to as some kind of a machine, a phenomenon maker, or a situation" –Olafur Eliasson, 2007

 


Olafur Eliasson
The Weather Project, 2008
Site-specific sculpture at the Tate Modern, Turbine Hall

 
 

 
 

I bet you think of art as looking at some kind of object. That is exactly how it has been for quite a while.

 
 

Would you like to experience art in a different way?

What about immersing yourself in specific works of art and feeling physical sensations through tangible elements such as space, light, temperature, moisture, or aroma?

 
 

The Danish artist Olafur Eliasson is innovating in these appealing directions.

He is concerned with creating a multisensory experience for us as viewers, challenging the passive nature of traditional art viewing.

 
 

I really believe that the best art is the one that makes you feel and think while having the real experience, a live experience.

From January the 19th we have the opportunity to experience Olafur Eliasson's art at Galería Elvira González in Madrid.

www.galeriaelviragonzalez.com [2]

 
 

And you can also listen to the artist talking about his ideas at:

http://www.sfmoma.org/multimedia/videos/325 [3]