Olafur Eliasson contributes an installation to the Qatar exhibition as part of his World Cup preparations

The caption is there every time a famous person is linked to hosting the 2022 World Cup, which begins on November 20.

From to former Danish compatriot , who confirmed earlier this week that he will for Qatari broadcaster , the condemnation can be read between the lines.

And now another Dane has been singled out for his contribution to Qatar: the internationally recognized artist , who is currently exhibiting an outdoor art installation in the middle of the al-Zubarah desert in northern Qatar.

Rainbow Man
Eliasson’s contribution is part of Qatar Creates Week, a celebration of culture, fashion and art held in conjunction with the desert state’s hosting of the soccer World Cup.

A work made of metal and seemingly mirrored glass, the Danish-Icelandic artist is known for his use of elemental materials to better understand the human experience.

His best-known work can be found at the Aros Museum in : The 150-metre-long, three-metre-wide rainbow panorama – a circular glass walkway that carries all the colors of the spectrum.

Source: The Nordic Page


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