Thumbnail Image Text
1 of 3

Colourful panes of silvered, handblown glass are arranged to suggest transparent, overlapping circles and ellipses. Eliasson has long been fascinated by the visual ambiguity created by the ellipse. This shape can appear either two-dimensional or as a circle viewed in perspective, depending on its context. For the last decade, Eliasson has been creating glass works and watercolours inspired by the themes of colour, transparency, and layering – the simplest means for achieving a non-representational illusion of depth and movement in two dimensions.

Silvered coloured glass (shades of gold, yellow, green, grey, blue, pink), aluminium