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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 709,548 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Olafur Eliasson is the 142nd most popular sculptor (up from 143rd in 2019), the 333rd most popular biography from Denmark (up from 338th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Danish Sculptor.

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Among sculptors, Olafur Eliasson ranks 142 out of 189Before him are Magda Frank, Juan Martínez Montañés, Anna Coleman Ladd, Duane Hanson, Ernst Neizvestny, and Rebecca Horn. After him are Eduardo Paolozzi, Johann Georg Pinsel, Anish Kapoor, Rudolf Belling, Jorge Oteiza, and Ligier Richier.

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Among people born in 1967, Olafur Eliasson ranks 104Before him are Mira Sorvino, Takehiko Inoue, Chuck Schuldiner, Viktor Bout, Saara Kuugongelwa, and Takehito Koyasu. After him are Gorō Miyazaki, Louis C.K., Sandrine Bonnaire, Vince Gilligan, Benny Benassi, and Michel Hazanavicius.

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In Denmark

Among people born in Denmark, Olafur Eliasson ranks 333 out of 893Before him are Conrad Malte-Brun (1775), Frank Arnesen (1956), Julius Petersen (1839), August Philipp, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck (1612), Peter Freuchen (1886), and Bjarne Riis (1964). After him are Kjeld Abell (1901), Ernest Günther, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg (1609), Dorothea of Denmark, Duchess of Prussia (1504), Jean Hersholt (1886), Kim Larsen (1945), and Svend Asmussen (1916).

Among SCULPTORS In Denmark

Among sculptors born in Denmark, Olafur Eliasson ranks 2Before him are Bertel Thorvaldsen (1770). After him are Robert Jacobsen (1912) and Jens Galschiøt (1954).