Zanele Muholi

The National Gallery of Iceland Fríkirkjuvegur 7, Reykjavík

The National Gallery of Iceland presents this major survey of the work of internationally-recognised South African photographer and visual activist Zanele Muholi (b. 1972). Muholi‘s powerful images capture the struggle …

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Listasafn Reykjanesbæjar Duusgata 2-8, Reykjanesbær

Vena Naskręcka and Michael Richardt are performance artists, and this exhibition will be a display of where they are at this particular point in time, and a documentation of what …

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Sóley Eiríksdóttir: Amuse

Hafnarborg Center of Culture and Fine Art Strandgata 34, Hafnarfjörður

Earlier this year, Hafnarborg received a generous donation of sculptures by artist Sóley Eiríksdóttir (1957-1994), bestowed upon the museum by the artist’s daughter, Brynja Jónsdóttir. To mark the occasion, the …

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Eiríkur Smith

Hafnarborg Center of Culture and Fine Art Strandgata 34, Hafnarfjörður

The Icelandic art scene went through a transformative period in the 1950s, as new ideas and movements gained traction in the country. Geometric abstraction was spreading across the globe as …

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Delayed at Triste

Ásmundarsalur Freyjugata 41, Reykjavík

Gunnar Jónsson and Sigurður Ámundason

Butterly / Pétursson

i8 Gallery Tryggvagata 16, Reykjavík

i8 Gallery is pleased to present Butterly / Pétursson, a two-person show featuring new work by American ceramicist Kathy Butterly and Icelandic painter Eggert Pétursson. The exhibition opens with a reception …

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Scattered

Ísafjörður Art Museum Safnahúsið Eyrartúni, Ísafjörður

Scattered is a group exhibition with works from old masters of Icelandic art history. Joining works by Jóhannes S. Kjarval, Karl Kvaran, Kristján Davíðsson, Nínu Tryggvadóttur og Kristján Guðmundsson.

Jessica Auer: Looking North

Skaftfell- Center for Visual Art Austurvegur 42, Seyðisfjörður

Jessica Auer sets out to explore Iceland's sightseeing destinations, and records tourists' surroundings through her photographic lens. In her pictures, travellers and their material world blend together with the natural …

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Fragments of Other Knowledge

Nýlistasafnið Marshallhúsið, Grandagarður 20, Reykjavík

Specific themes addressed in the exhibitions include spirituality; altered states of consciousness and drugs; wisdom associated with nature and traditional communities; "normality" and institutionalization; cognition and experience mediated by the …

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Erró: Cunning Scissors

Reykjavik Art Museum - Hafnarhús Tryggvagata 17, 101, Reykjavík

Collage has formed the basis of Erró’s artworks for over sixty years, beginning early on with his Meca-Make-Up series in 1959-60, and resulting in more than 30,000 collages today. Through collecting, cutting, …

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Tracing Fragments

Gerðarsafn Kópavogur Art Museum Hamraborg 4, Kópavogur

Through acts of stitching, sculpting, weaving, fragmenting, painting, and recording, Kathy Clark, Abdullah Qureshi, Sasha Huber, Frida Orupabo, Hugo Llanes, and Inuuteq Storch reclaim historical methods of handicraft, documentation, representation, …

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Forty Years of The Corridor

The National Gallery of Iceland Fríkirkjuvegur 7, Reykjavík

The Corridor is an artist-run exhibition space founded by artist Helgi Þorgils Friðjónsson in 1979, and it is probably Iceland’s longest-running privately-operated gallery. The Corridor has always been housed in Helgi Þorgils‘  home; …

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Cable Soup

Reykjavík City Hall Tjarnargata 11, Reykjavík

Electricity flows through everything: inside us, through the machines that are extensions of our bodies, underneath our feet and above our heads, through animals and plants; in cables, cords, nerves, …

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New and Brand New

Akureyri Art Museum Kaupvangsstræti 8-12, Akureyri

It is appropriate to celebrate the fact that Akureyri Art Museum will again be buying artwork for its collection. The exhibition New and Brand New gives an overview over artworks that have been …

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