Olafur Eliasson at the Tate Modern

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Tate Modern, Bankside, London
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0207 887 8888

Dates and ticket price

Dates & Time:
11th July 2019 to 5th January 2020
10 AM to 6 PM (Mon-Thu, Sun); 10 AM to 10 PM (Fri-Sat); Last entry 45 mins before closing
Tickets & Cost:
Admission fee applies. See tate.org.uk

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The last time Olafur Eliasson exhibited at the Tate Modern thousands of visitors came to see his glowing, golden sun hazed inside a giant fog in the Turbine Hall. If you haven't seen a photo of it online then check it out now — it's really rather impressive! Now he's back for a major new retrospective of his career.

Eliasson creates giant immersive installations that can be liked by young and old – one of them, called Beauty, recreates a rainbow. Others use reflections and shadows to play with the way we perceive the world.

The event will also include a spectacular installation in the grounds around the Tate Modern, as well as a new take on his famous vegetarian canteen in the Terrace Bar.

 

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