ongoing Olafur Eliasson

The show

Palazzo Strozzi presents " Olafur Eliasson. In your time" , the largest exhibition by Olafur Eliasson ever held in Italy. With lights and shadows, reflections and colors, the artist involves Renaissance architecture in an evocative path of historical works and new productions, including a large site-specific installation for the courtyard and a special digital art project created using VR technology. , presented to the public for the first time at Palazzo Strozzi .

Palazzo Strozzi with "Olafur Eliasson. In your time" showcases the works of Olafur Eliasson , considered one of the most original and visionary contemporary artists , whose multifaceted production he has embraced throughout his career installations, paintings, sculptures, photography and moving images.

Olafur Eliasson. In your time is curated by Arturo Galansino , Director General of the Palazzo Strozzi Foundation , and is the result of the artist's direct work on the spaces of Palazzo Strozzi with historical installations and new productions , which subvert the perception, using the building itself as a tool to create art. In fact, the Renaissance palace becomes a dynamic body in which architectural elements such as windows, ceilings, corners and walls become protagonists through interventions that use lights, screens, mirrors or colored filters. Olafur Eliasson thus presents a plurality of possible narratives with the aim of a new awareness of space by the public. Going beyond the boundaries and physical limits of a space, the exhibition O lafur Eliasson. In your time it questions the distinction between reality, perception and representation.

" Palazzo Strozzi returns to the contemporary with Olafur Eliasson : In your time , the first major exhibition ever held in Italy on one of the most original and visionary contemporary artists, thus continuing our series of exhibitions dedicated to the major protagonists of the art of the present" - declares Arturo Galansino, Director General of the Palazzo Strozzi Foundation and curator of the exhibition - "In 2015 Olafur visited the spaces of Palazzo Strozzi for the first time and was struck by the Renaissance architecture, thus starting a long conversation between him and the fifteenth-century building, a dialogue complex whose meaning is summarized in today's exposition ».

" Olafur Eliasson. In your time " can be visited at Palazzo Strozzi from 22 September 2022 until 22 January 2023.


Works on display

Timetable and tickets


Piazza Strozzi
50123 Florence


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