Olafur Eliasson

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Olafur Eliasson (Icelandic: Ólafur Elíasson; born 5 February 1967) is an Icelandic–Danish artist known for sculptured and large-scale installation art employing elemental materials such as light, water, and air temperature to enhance the viewer's experience. In 1995 he established Studio Olafur Eliasson in Berlin, a laboratory for spatial research. In 2014, Eliasson and his long-time collaborator, German architect Sebastian Behmann founded Studio Other Spaces, an office for architecture and art. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Olafur Eliasson has received more than 638,681 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Olafur Eliasson is the 143rd most popular sculptor (up from 152nd in 2019), the 338th most popular biography from Denmark (up from 370th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Danish Sculptor.

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Among sculptors, Olafur Eliasson ranks 143 out of 190Before him are Matthias Braun, Eva Hesse, Magda Frank, Tony Cragg, Gerhard Marcks, and W. J. Coffee. After him are Melchiorre Cafà, Ron Mueck, Emmanuel Frémiet, Fuad Abdurahmanov, Mark Antokolsky, and Gregorio Fernández.

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Among people born in 1967, Olafur Eliasson ranks 103Before him are Chris Benoit, Michel Hazanavicius, Tom Hollander, Mamoru Hosoda, Etgar Keret, and Aleksandar Đorđević. After him are Vanilla Ice, Takehito Koyasu, Layne Staley, Satya Nadella, Keith Urban, and Benny Benassi.

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In Denmark

Among people born in Denmark, Olafur Eliasson ranks 338 out of 783Before him are Johannes Ewald (1743), Urban Gad (1879), Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen (1946), Palle Huld (1912), Elizabeth of Denmark, Duchess of Mecklenburg (1524), and Vilhelm Buhl (1881). After him are Carl-Henning Pedersen (1913), Thorkild Hansen (1927), Kurt Nielsen (1930), Erik Eriksen (1902), Harald Høffding (1843), and Theodor Philipsen (1840).

Among SCULPTORS In Denmark

Among sculptors born in Denmark, Olafur Eliasson ranks 4Before him are Bertel Thorvaldsen (1770), Jens Galschiøt (1954), and Robert Jacobsen (1912).