Eternal Recurrence

Reykjavík Art Museum - Kjarvalsstaðir Flókagata 24,, Reykjavík

In this extensive exhibition, the works of Jóhannes S. Kjarval (1885-1972) create a thread which connects different periods in time. His art is displayed along with the works of artists who have been prominent on the Icelandic art scene in recent years. Shortly after Kjarval’s death, art historian Björn Th. Björnsson (1922-2007) wrote an article …

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Sigurður Guðjónsson: Unseen Fields

BERG Contemporary Klapparstígur 16, Reykjavík

In the exhibition, Sigurður Guðjónsson invites us to access a framework of sound and visual experiences that are built through observation of the most intimate levels of the subject.

Some New Works

The National Gallery of Iceland Fríkirkjuvegur 7, Reykjavík

One of the roles of the National Gallery of Iceland is to collect art, with the objective of reflecting as well as possible trends and movements in Icelandic and international art at any time, as stated in the National Gallery of Iceland Act. The museum’s collections are extensive and diverse. The oldest works in the …

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Sigurður Guðjónsson

Reykjavik Art Museum - Hafnarhús Tryggvagata 17, 101, Reykjavík

Sigurður Guðjónsson's fascinating world of art leaves no one untouched. One of the leading video artists in contemporary Icelandic art represents the country at the Venice Biennale 2022. The exhibition in Hafnarhús presents the artist's new and older works, which present Sigurður's singular creative practice for audiences. The artist is known for his magnificent videoworks …

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Sigurður Guðjónsson: Transits

Reykjavik Art Museum - Hafnarhús Tryggvagata 17, 101, Reykjavík

Sigurður Guðjónsson presents Transits, an exhibition that unveils the expressive and evocative dimension of the artist’s work. Transits explores the movements, fluxes and discrete drifts occurring in the material world. The selection making up the exhibition comprises both recent work and one new production. As a unified composition, all the works are rooted in the artist’s …

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Sigurður Guðjónsson: Perpetual Motion

BERG Contemporary Klapparstígur 16, Reykjavík

Perpetual Motion extends from Sigurður Guðjónsson’s practice of examining the fluxes of energy found in material things. In experimenting with lenses, light, and motion, he amplifies and observes specific forms and objects, and reveals the energies they hold. Highly magnified images of metal dust are projected onto a giant split screen that results in a …

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