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Black glass eclipse (photo: Todd Scott)
Image of a spherical light sculpture emitting a golden hue

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Sept. 01, 2020

Slow TV: Black glass eclipse

Meditate on an hourlong loop of Bright Golden Haze artist Olafur Eliasson's mesmerizing light sculpture
A shadowed figure observes a spherical black light sculpture emitting a soft golden hue
Black glass eclipse by Olafur Eliasson, on view in Bright Golden Haze. (Photo by Alex Marks.)

Since the world shows no signs of slowing down, we're back with more Slow TV. So far we've chilled out with drone footage of our new home in downtown Oklahoma City and lost ourselves in the cosmos with Leo Villareal's Star Ceiling 2. Today we're continuing the tradition of unplugging from the breakneck pace of our current moment with an hourlong loop of Olafur Eliasson's Black glass eclipse.

Kicking off our Bright Golden Haze exhibition — timed tickets now available — Eliasson's breathtaking light sculpture sets the tone for Oklahoma Contemporary's inaugural celebration of light and space. The motorized sculpture emits a monofrequency light, cancelling all color and bathing the environment in an immersive golden hue as it slowly rotates in the thoughtfully designed gallery space.

Reserve your spot now to experience Black glass eclipse in person, then take some time for yourself and meditate on this mesmerizing work by one of the world's most daring and innovative artists.

Olafur Eliasson. Black glass eclipse, 2017. Courtesy the artist and Tonya Bonakdar Gallery, New York / Los Angeles.

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