Olafur Eliasson



Olafur Eliasson (b. 1967) is a critically acclaimed Icelandic-Danish artist recognized for his work across multiple mediums including installations, sculpture, painting, photography, and film. 

A long-time advocate of climate activism, Eliasson's work situates the viewer in immersive atmospheric environments, offering tangible experiences that epitomize the most ominous threat of our lifetime.

Engulfed in multisensory experiences, Eliasson invites the audience to contemplate our interdependence with the earth while highlighting the significance of personal accountability in combating climate issues.

"Your Reversed Berlin" features the Berlin cityscape shot from the artist's studio at an elevated vantage point. The same image is duplicated and inverted to fit into a circular reproduction, which is overlayed in the center of the work to complete the original image.

Color filled-glass covers the surface of the second photo, its hue alternating based on varied lighting. The glass doubles as a mirror, confronting the viewer with their own reflection when standing directly in front of the work.

"Your Reversed Berlin" was commissioned by the Canadian Friends of the Israel Museum in consortium with Benefit Print Project to mark the 50th anniversary of the Israel Museum. In 2022, the work was included in Hot Mess, an annual exhibition in Berlin that showcases the work of Berlin-based artists.  

Eliasson's work is featured in permanent collections around the world including Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum (New York), Centre for International Light Art (Unna, Germany), Museum of Contemporary Art (Los Angeles), and Colección Jumex, (Mexico City, Mexico).

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"Your Reversed Berlin"


Color-print on Fuji crystal archive II paper (matte)

Mounted on dibond, color-effect filter glass

From an edition of 40

34"H 34"W (work)

35.5"H 35.5"W (framed)

Very good condition.

Published by Canadian Friends of the Israel Museum in consortium with Benefit Print Project.

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