Steingrímur Eyfjörð: Classification

Tegundagreining er sambland endurlits og nýrra verka Steingríms Eyfjörð sem unnin eru árin 2020 – 2021. Sýningin er tilraun listamannsins til að skýra kveikjuna að myndsköpuninni. Verkin eru afmörkuð og staðsett með flokkunarkerfi, mynstri sem þróast hefur á löngum ferli. Yfirflokkar á sýningunni eru: Hið ósnertanlega, Arfurinn, Heimur kvenna, Gagnrýni, Guðs eigið land, Kellingin, Decode, …

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FJÖLFELDI – HLUTFELDI – MARGFELDI

Reykjanes Art Museum Duusgata 2-8, Reykjanesbær

Being able to create more than one copy of the same work has long followed the artist tradition. Many artists have created such works, which offers a different possibility than the unique artwork, and can be considered as an object somewhere between art and production. Works made in multiple copies are priced differently, are cheaper …

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Ráðhildur Ingadóttir and Igor Antić: SecondSkin

Reykjanes Art Museum Duusgata 2-8, Reykjanesbær

Skrápur / SecondSkin opens in Reykjanes Art Museum on the 20th of November 2021. Reykjanes Art Museum presents the exhibition SecondSkin with Ráðhildur Ingadóttir and Igor Antić. The exhibition tackles refugees and migration of people in the world. The title SecondSkin refers to the shelter that the body creates over time from external aggravation. The word also refers to the thick skin people develop mentally as a defence. Both artists have discussed …

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Jóhannes S. Kjarval: In Icelandic Colours

Reykjavík Art Museum - Kjarvalsstaðir Flókagata 24,, Reykjavík

The exhibition seeks to cast a light on colour in the works of Jóhannes Kjarval (1885-1972) and explore his use of colour. He used diverse colours in his work – weather and light determined his choice of colour in his landscapes, and in fantasies and other works the artist’s personal feeling and vision was in …

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Memories from tomorrow

Reykjanes Art Museum Duusgata 2-8, Reykjanesbær

For the second year in a row, the Reykjanes Art Museum invites Master students in Curatorial Practice at the Iceland University of the Arts to curate an exhibition in both its exhibition halls. Memories from tomorrow opens on Saturday, 12th of March 2022 and is open until the 24th of April 2022. Memories from tomorrow …

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Ellipse

Reykjanes Art Museum Duusgata 2-8, Reykjanesbær

Colouring books for children are a strange thing. What are they for? They do not develop the children’s creative thinking: they are told not to colour outside the lines and their only avenue of expression in thought the choice of colours. Perhaps the pedagogical value is only that: To teach the child to follow the …

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