This year’s event in Cape Town again successfully melded together design superstars with emerging practitioners, but its growing global reputation holds risks as well as opportunities, says John Jervis

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Friday, 25 October 2013 16:42

Olafur Eliasson for Kvadrat

Olafur Eliasson and landscape architect Günther Vogt have created an artwork at the headquarters of Kvadrat that recalls earlier times and a much colder climate.

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Friday, 26 April 2013 11:52

Light Show

The Hayward Gallery’s show about artificial light in art features some rare, sometimes thrilling installations, but also some misses, says Laura McLean-Ferris.

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Tuesday, 28 February 2012 09:14

The Art-Architecture Complex

Hal Foster turns a spotlight on famous buildings, but pays no heed to their contexts, says Kieran Long.

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Monday, 27 February 2012 14:22

Harpa Concert Hall by Olafur Eliasson

Olafur Eliasson’s reflective facade distorts and amplifies light and colour, making it a beacon ready for the long, dark Icelandic winter.

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A scheme to house a series of artworks in a botanic centre in Mexico has grown into an ambitious masterplan that aims to make a similar display of the garden’s “most important collection”.

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Wednesday, 10 August 2011 14:27

Profile: Olafur Eliasson

A preoccupation with public space has always been at the heart of Olafur Eliasson’s work. Now the Danish-Icelandic artist is designing his first solo building. “The mistake,” he says, “is claiming that what I’m doing is architecture”.

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Monday, 08 November 2010 09:31

Venice Biennale 2010

As the 2010 Biennale winds up over in Venice, Kieran Long asks where the old-fashioned troublemaking was in Kazuyo Sejima’s good-taste, tranquilising exhibition.

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Thursday, 08 July 2010 15:45

Feelings Are Facts

Olafur Eliasson and Ma Yansong’s smoke-filled room in Beijing sends Johanna Agerman on a journey of blind, misplaced faith.

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