Geometry

Gerðarsafn Kópavogur Art Museum Hamraborg 4, Kópavogur

Abstract geometry was a product of experimental and progressive ideas on the nature and potential of art. The movement came like a meteor into Icelandic cultural life at the beginning of the 1950s and propelled a radical shift in the nation’s art history. The movement was a response to the prevailing aesthetics, seeking to find …

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Tracing Fragments

Gerðarsafn Kópavogur Art Museum Hamraborg 4, Kópavogur

Through acts of stitching, sculpting, weaving, fragmenting, painting, and recording, Natalie Ball, Abdullah Qureshi, Sasha Huber, Anthony Olubunmi Akinbola, Hugo Llanes, and Inuuteq Storch reclaim historical methods of handicraft, documentation, representation, and archiving. Their works digest certain generational histories with a delicate yet deliberate touch, marked by a tender sentimentality that critically unpacks stories of …

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