Paris - Exhibition

Olafur Eliasson in Versailles

Château de Versailles

03 Jun 201631 Oct 2016

From 7 June to 30 October 2016, the Palace of Versailles welcomes the Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson for a major contemporary art exhibition in the Palace and the Gardens.

The work of internationally acclaimed visual artist Olafur Eliasson (born in Denmark in 1967) investigates perception,movement, embodied experience, and feelings of self. He is best known for striking installations such as the hugely popular “The weather project (2003) in the Turbine Hall of Tate Modern, London, which was seen by more than two million people, and “The New York City Waterfalls (2008), four large-scale artificial waterfalls which were installed on the shorelines of Manhattan and Brooklyn. This summer for the first time, Eliasson will present 6 artworks in the Palace and 3 in the gardens of Versailles from June 7th to October 30th, 2016.

  • The gaze of Versailles - credit Anders Sune Berg © 2016 Olafur EliassonThe gaze of Versailles - credit Anders Sune Berg © 2016 Olafur Eliasson
  • Installation view of Installation view of "Olafur Eliasson" at Château de Versailles, Versailles (2016)
  • Installation view of Installation view of "Olafur Eliasson" at Château de Versailles, Versailles (2016)

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Contacts & Details

OPENING:
mon, tue, wed, thu, fri, fri, sun 8:00 am - 8:30 pm

ADMISSION:
Free

T: +33 01 30 83 78 00 W: Château de Versailles
ADDRESS:
Place d'Armes Versailles, 78000 France