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The glacier series, 1999
looking from a distance
'In [The glacier series], the massive glaciers are seen from the sky, at a distance where we can appreciated their magnitude; in order to see them in their entirety, we need to get away from them. Their incremental movement is a phenomenon we understand by the virtue of scientific knowledge, not of what we can see with the naked eye.'
(Matthew Drutt, 'Olafur Eliasson: A Cultivated View', from Olafur Eliasson: Photographs, 2004, p. 13)
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