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    Sale 11798

    Post-War and Contemporary Art Day Auction

    30 June 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 224


    Wall Eclipse

    Price Realised  


    Wall Eclipse
    HMI-lamp, transformer, tripod, motor and steel cable
    dimensions variable
    Executed in 2004

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    Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2004.


    B. Riemschneider (ed.), Studio Olafur Eliasson: an Encyclopedia, Cologne 2008 (illustrated in colour, p. 196).


    Wolfsburg, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Olafur Eliasson; Your Lighthouse. Works with Light 1991-2004, 2004, no. 139 (illustrated in colour, p. 174).
    San Francisco, Museum of Modern Art, Take Your Time: Olafur Eliasson, 2007-2008, nos. 200-205 (illustrated in colour, p. 223).
    New York, Museum of Modern Art, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Olafur Eliasson Take Your Time, 2008.

    Post Lot Text

    This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed by the artist.
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