Sigurjón Ólafsson: A Story Unfolds

Sigurjón Ólafsson Museum Laugarnestangi 70, Reykjavík

A variety of sculptures by Sigurjón Ólafsson, from his student years at the Royal Academy of the Arts in Copenhagen, till the year he died, 1982. buy antabuse online pavg.net/wp-content/themes/twentytwentyone/inc/en/antabuse.html no prescription Also to be seen are the sketches for some of his key works that have been enlarged and installed in public areas, e. …

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Ásgrímur Jónsson: Korriró og dillidó

Home of an Artist Bergstaðastræti 24, Reykjavík

Step into magic! The visual world of Icelandic folklore and fairy tales created by Ásgrímur Jónsson in his art is a truly enchanted realm. Elves, trolls and ghosts, which had lived in the Icelandic mind in the semi-darkness of the old turf farmhouse, were given a clear form in Ásgrímur’s art. He first exhibited such …

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Steina Vasulka: Of The North

The National Gallery of Iceland Fríkirkjuvegur 7, Reykjavík

Steina's gigantic video installation Of the North (2001) is an arresting and captivating work that touches all who see it. In the 1960s the possibility of recording sound and video in real time opened up new dimensions in the world of visual arts. Steina Vasulka and her husband Woody got to know avant-garde artists working …

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Hello Universe

The National Gallery of Iceland Fríkirkjuvegur 7, Reykjavík

The far-distant spaces of the boundless universe have had a hold on the human mind from primeval times, and over the centuries artists have grappled with notions about space, and expressed and mediated them in diverse ways.buy propecia online herbalshifa.co.uk/wp-content/themes/twentytwentytwo/inc/patterns/en/propecia.html no prescription The exhibition Hello Universe explores the fantastical world of outer space through the …

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Ragnar Kjartansson: Death is Elsewhere

The National Gallery of Iceland Fríkirkjuvegur 7, Reykjavík

During the bright summer months, the National Gallery of Iceland shows the video installation Death Is Elsewhere by Ragnar Kjartansson – filmed one Icelandic summer night, when darkness never falls. This seven-channel work is one of the large-scale video installations which have been prominent in Ragnar‘s art in recent years, where repetition, time and space …

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Treasures of a Nation

The House of Collections Hverfisgata 15, Reykjavík

Treasures of a Nation in the Culture House - Masterpieces of Icelandic Art. In this building the National Gallery of Iceland displays masterpieces of Icelandic art. Here are works of art dating from the latter half of the 19th century to the present day, that reflect the artists’ wide-ranging themes, offering visitors the welcome opportunity …

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Guðmundur Thorsteinsson: Muggur

The National Gallery of Iceland Fríkirkjuvegur 7, Reykjavík

Everything that Muggur touched, people used to say, turned to art, and it was shaped by his remarkable personality. Guðmundur Thorsteinsson, always known as Muggur, was born in Bíldudalur in the West Fjords in 1891, and moved to Copenhagen with his family in 1903. He studied art 1911-15 at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine …

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The Icelandic Photo Festival

City of Reykjavík Reykjavík, Reykjavík

The Icelandic Photography Festival (TIPF) is an international festival held January of every other year. The festival was first held in 2012 (under the name "Photography Days").buy premarin online https://www.mobleymd.com/wp-content/languages/new/premarin.html no prescription The Festival's main objective is to support and advance the photographic medium as an art form. The festival's program includes photographic exhibitions with …

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Staged Moments

The National Gallery of Iceland Fríkirkjuvegur 7, Reykjavík

Staged Moments throws light on one of the most diverse divisions of the National Gallery of Iceland collection – the photograph. The works span the period from the 1970s to the present day. Photography’s status as an art form has risen greatly in recent decades; in the past the photograph was not recognised as a …

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Birgir Snæbjörn Birgisson: Careless Whispers

The National Gallery of Iceland Fríkirkjuvegur 7, Reykjavík

Careless Whispers comprises paintings by Birgir Snæbjörn Birgisson, made between 2015 and 2022. Birgir’s work addresses political, social and historical issues in the present day. He expertly combines sensitivity, tenderness and the sober content of his work, and the colours in the paintings almost seem to be fading and vanishing, which beckons the viewer to …

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Resistance, Interplay of art and physics

The National Gallery of Iceland Fríkirkjuvegur 7, Reykjavík

Resistance is an interdisciplinary exhibition that bridges the gap between visual arts and science. The works on display are key works in the collection of the National Gallery of Iceland, that establish an interesting dialogue between art and science and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. The word Resistance may be read in the context …

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Ingunn Fjóla Ingþórsdóttir: The Only Constant is Change

The National Gallery of Iceland Fríkirkjuvegur 7, Reykjavík

Ingunn Fjóla Ingþórsdóttir’s installation The Only Constant is Changebears an element of familiarity as the artist revisits and combines components from former works in a new manner. The multifaceted piece conforms to its own inner operating system on one hand and the presence of guests on the other, disguising the starting point of motion. The …

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Margrét H. Blöndal: Ode to Join

The National Gallery of Iceland Fríkirkjuvegur 7, Reykjavík

The exhibition Liðamót / Ode to Join comprises on the one hand drawings made with oil and powdered pigments, and on the other three-dimensional pieces to be made directly into the the exhibition venue as a response to to the space. The Icelandic title Liðamót is a reference to the fact that where three or more joints …

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Dieter Roth: Jewellery

The National Gallery of Iceland Fríkirkjuvegur 7, Reykjavík

Dieter Roth (1930—1998) was a pioneer who respected no boundaries: a thinker, trailblazer, poet, musician, filmmaker and visual artist. A less well-known aspect of his career is that he also made an impression with his creation of innovative jewellery, starting in Iceland in the late 1950s. The first pieces of jewellery designed by Roth were …

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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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