Olafur Eliasson: Contact - the exhibition catalogue from Fondation Louis Vuitton available to buy at Museum Bookstore

Olafur Eliasson: Contact

Regular price £42.95

'Printed on fathomless matte-black pages in phosphorescent ink, this catalog for Eliasson’s exhibition at Paris’s Fondation Louis Vuitton is about as close as a book will come to his transfixing works. Eliasson’s line drawings and essays by a philosopher, architect, astrophysicist, and sociologist contextualize .. a ..gorgeous exemplar of exhibition-catalog design' Metropolis Magazine

Olafur Eliasson, Contact, 2014 - Fondation Louis Vuitton


This striking catalogue, designed by graphic designer, Irma Boom, showcases the spectacular work of the renowned contemporary artist, Olafur Eliasson. It accompanies 
Contact, Olafur Eliasson’s inaugural exhibition at the Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris and addresses the themes of light, space, and time in installations.

This beautiful book features critical essays, an interview between the artist and curators, as well as sketches and preparatory drawings. It showcases the artist’s works in full color on black paper, emphasising the luminosity of the show and the interplay of shadow and light.

  • Author: Olafur Eliasson
  • Paperback: 200 pages
  • Date published: February 2015
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 978-2081358065
  • Product Dimensions: 36.1 x 27.8 x 2 cm

★★★★ 'Olafur Eliasson conjures a delightful grotto of lights and wonder in Paris. The alchemist of the art world effortlessly transports us into the sublime with a warren-like world of awe-inspiring optical illusions' - The Guardian

'Contact, plays with the perception and construction of spaces though a series of installations that aim to absorb visitors in fields of light and shadow' - Dezeen

'Contact [is] a solo show by Olafur Eliasson, a Danish-Icelandic artist whose atmospheric, multi-sensory installations attempt to take viewers to another time and place'  - The Economist

'Printed on fathomless matte-black pages in phosphorescent ink, this catalog for Eliasson’s exhibition at Paris’s Fondation Louis Vuitton is about as close as a book will come to his transfixing works. Eliasson’s line drawings and essays by a philosopher, architect, astrophysicist, and sociologist contextualize .. a ..gorgeous exemplar of exhibition-catalog design' - Metropolis Magazine