Selected Works, Part II: Akureyri Art Museum Collection

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Akureyri municipality formally began purchasing artworks around 1930, when a painting by Freymóður Jóhannsson was bought. Today the municipality owns around 700 diverse visual art works. After the founding of Akureyri Art Museum in 1993, preservation of the collection became one of its roles.buy stromectol online https://www.mobleymd.com/wp-content/languages/new/stromectol.html no prescription The Museum adopted a policy of …

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Limitations

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Group exhibition works by North Icelandic artists. This is the fourth biennale, an exhibition of works by artists fr om North Iceland, held at Akureyri Art Museum. This time with special theme: Limitations – obviously referring to the state of the world these days. Participants apply to a call from Akureyri Art Museum and a …

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Recent Acquisitions

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One of the main roles of art museums is to collect art and exhibit their collections. Unfortunately no funds were reserved to buy art in the 2021 budget for Akureyri Art Museum. And so it has been for over a decade. This will hopefully change soon so the museum can attend to the important task …

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Ragnar Kjartansson: The Underworld of Akureyri

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Ragnar Kjartansson is one of the most respected Icelandic artists – known for his video-work, paintings, performances and installations. Kjartansson exhibits a new art-piece especially created for the balcony of Akureyri Art Museum with a direct reference to the Akureyrian community, in his own words: “In Akureyri everything is a little bit more OK than …

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Hekla Björt Helgadóttir: The Wild Poem

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The work Food Bowls is created specifically for the exhibition Limitations. The bowls refer to rationing and how rations are limited, in a broad sense, by finances, marriage, sex, nationality and status.buy orlistat online blackmenheal.org/wp-content/themes/twentytwentytwo/inc/patterns/en/orlistat.html no prescription The bowls were drawn up with a food container in mind, playing with forms and visual manifestations of …

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Bryndís Snæbjörnsdóttir & Mark Wilson: Visitations

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Bryndís Snæbjörnsdóttir and Mark Wilson are a collaborative art partnership. Their interdisciplinary art practice is research-based and socially-engaged, exploring issues of history, culture and environment in relation to both humans and non-human species. Often working in close consultation with experts and amateurs in the field, their work tests cultural constructs and tropes, and human behavior …

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Ann Noël: Icons and Symbols

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Ann Noël, born in England 1944, has lived in Berlin since 1980. She has a background in graphic design, printmaking, photography, painting and performance. After graduating in graphic arts and design in 1968 from the Bath Academy of Art in Corsham, she worked with Hansjörg Mayer in Stuttgart, who was one of the first publishers of …

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A! Performance Festival

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A! is a four-day international performance festival held every year, now for the fifth time. The festival is a collaboration between Akureyri Art Museum, Akureyri Culture Society, Akureyri Theater, LÓKAL International Theater Festival, Reykjavík Dance Festival and Icelandic Art Centre. A variety of performances and theatre-based projects of all kinds are on the agenda. Participants …

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SEQUENCES X – Freyja Reynisdóttir: ABACUS: calculating truths (Miniature installation)

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Freyja Reynisdóttir uses her work to conduct performative experiments in the search for subjective “Truths“, deeming the artistic experience suitable for communication regarding the undefined yet tangible in our perceptions and understanding of the self or our supposed shared reality. Freyja approaches her subjects through her own writing. She creates formulas and recipes, objects, drawings, …

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VMA Visual Art and Textile students: Final Projects 2021

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It has become a tradition to exhibit the final projects of Akureyri Comprehensive College’s art and design students at the Akureyri Art Museum.buy flagyl Canada https://langleyrx.com/flagyl.html no prescription Two exhibitions are held every year, one at the end of the spring term and one at the end of the fall term. This is the sixth …

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Karl Guðmundsson: Lifelines

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Karl Guðmundsson‘s career as an artist now spans over two decades and includes several solo exhibitions, starting in 2000, and numerous group exhibitions. Guðmundsson began his studies at Akureyri School of Visual Arts at the age of five under guidance from Rósa Kristín Júlíusdóttir and graduated from the art department of Akureyri Comprehensive College in …

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Erling T. V. Klingenberg: dot, dot, dot

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Erling T. V. Klingenberg often appears himself in his own works, in arthistoric references. These references serve the purpose of producing an objective presentation and subjective images. His work methods swing between the uncomfortable and the honest. Aggressive emotions are also a recurring subject in his work. Klingenberg often presents the idea of the artist …

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The Gift to the People

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ASÍ Art Museum’s Founding Collection from Ragnar Jónsson of Smári It was big news when the entrepreneur Ragnar Jónsson, known for his margarine factory Smári, decided to donate his collection of paintings to the Icelandic Confederation of Labour (ASÍ) in the summer of 1961. Jónsson’s wish was to establish an art museum that would present …

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Embrace

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The exhibition Embrace focuses on the internal logic of the painterly acts that are situated, committed and embedded. It is an exhibition in which all parts come together with the aim of creating and generating sites and situations for paintings to not only be but to become – to breath in, and to breath out, …

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Creation of Childhood 2022

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This is the ninth exhibition with the title Creation of Childhood. As part of the museum education  the aim is to present and stimulate creative work and creative thinking of school children from the age of five to sixteen. Participants each time are children and artists who create works according to the theme, which this time …

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Visual Art Studies 2022

No one who observes the work of the artists and designers who graduate after three years of specialized studies at the Akureyri School of Visual Arts can be in doubt that these are strong individuals who take their profession seriously and take full advantage of the experience they’ve gained. The student’s strength lies in a focused, …

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Final Projects 2022

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It has become a tradition to exhibit the final projects of Akureyri Comprehensive College’s art and design students at the Akureyri Art Museum. Two exhibitions are held every year, one at the end of the spring term and one at the end of the fall term. This is the seventh year in a row, these …

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Gústav Geir Bollason: Sandtime Psalm of Fading Flowers

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Cartoons and live pictures of plant-remnants, dust and garbage. Also, hybrid things which become grounded in an idea about measuring devices and vehicles as well as shelters or holes that are formed in damaged landscape. The sand is everywhere, visible or invisible: in the concrete walls, the optical equipment, telephone and in the landfill. The …

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Black and White

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Opposites and different things, attitudes and perspectives. What separates us can also connect us. This exhibition consists of work by five artists who work with black and white photography. The artists approach their subjects in different ways and the art pieces are multiple: landscape, people, stories, places and atmosphere. Opposites and fears, quiet and affection …

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Auður Lóa Guðnadóttir

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Auður Lóa Guðnadóttir (b. 1993) is an artist that plays on the border of the objective and the subjective, of sculpture and drawing, art and reality. She works with mundane phenomena, figurative imitation, and the visual language of both ancient and recent history. She seeks to activate the artwork itself, but always as an object …

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Rebekka Kühnis: Out There Inside

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“I have always felt a need to artistically dissolve my environment or at least to transform it into something less rigid, lighter, more ambiguous. In Icelandic nature I found, in contrast to my country of origin, something pristine, less defined, less determined. As if everything around me was vibrant, in process of transformation and me …

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KRISTINN G. JÓHANNSSON

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Kristinn G. Jóhannsson (born 1936) is an Akureyrian who graduated from Akureyri Junior College 1956. He studied visual art in Akureyri, Reykjavík and Edinburgh College of Art. He finished a Diploma in Education 1962 and worked as a teacher and a principal for close to four decades. Jóhannsson‘s first exhibition was in Akureyri 1954, but …

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A! Performance Festival Oct 6-9 in Akureyri

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  Participants: Áki Sebastian Frostason, Dýrfinna Benita Basalan, Kaktus, Katrin Hahner, Olya Kroyter, Rashelle Reyneveld, Rösk, Tricycle Trauma and Örn Alexander Ámundason.