Spessi 1990-2020

The National Museum of Iceland Suðurgata 41, Reykjavík

The contemporary photographer Spessi – Sigurþór Hallbjörnsson – has forged a unique style within the field of fine-art photography. His work presents cold hard reality, unvarnished and uncensored, whether the subject is a person or a setting.buy viagra black online www.adentalcare.com/wp-content/themes/medicare/editor-buttons/images/en/viagra-black.html no prescription Hidden pockets of society are prominent in his work, interspersed with cultural …

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Kristján Magnússon: Back Yards

The National Museum of Iceland Suðurgata 41, Reykjavík

Back yards, sheds, clothes-lines, and now and then a cat. Photographer Kristján Magnússon trains his lens exclusively on a narrow, enclosed swath of the urban environment: the back-lots of residential areas in the older parts of Reykjavik. He captures images of almost-deserted spaces that seem well thought-out despite the cluttered surroundings. This photo series strongly …

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The Portrait Collection

The National Museum of Iceland Suðurgata 41, Reykjavík

The Portrait Collection is a part of the Photographic Collection of the National Museum. It contains different types of portraits, including paintings, photographs, needlework, and sculptures. The Portrait collection has a large and diverse range, from snapshots to invaluable pieces of art. The one common denominator is that they all depict people. In the exhibition, …

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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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Marino Thorlacius: Straumnes

The National Museum of Iceland Suðurgata 41, Reykjavík

Straumnesfjall mountain rises between Aðalvík to the south and Rekavík to the north, now within Hornstrandir Nature Reserve in the Westfjords. During the cold war the US army erected a radar station on the mountain, which it operated for only three years, between 1958 and 1961. In 1991 the mountain and its surroundings were cleared …

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Vassilis Triantis: Roses Grew on Snow

The National Museum of Iceland Suðurgata 41, Reykjavík

Roses grew on snow is an exhibition of Vassilis Triantis' photographs. The exhibition contains photographs by Triantis himself and photos from the family album of his parents in law, Ásta and Gústi, who for a long time grew roses in the village Laugarás in South Iceland. The exhibition is an homage to the life and …

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In the shadow

The National Museum of Iceland Suðurgata 41, Reykjavík

The first female photographers. Women pioneers of photography are spotlighted in an exhibition that opens on 21 May in the Photography Hall at the National Museum of Iceland. The exhibition In the shadow gives prominence to ten women photographers in Denmark, Iceland and on the Faroe Islands of the later 19th century. The title of …

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Nicoline Weywadt

The National Museum of Iceland Suðurgata 41, Reykjavík

In connection to the touring exhibition In the shadow, a special exhibition on the first Icelandic female photographer, Nicoline Weywadt, will be launched at the Wall on the ground floor of the National Museum of Iceland. On display are a few of her photographs as well as a blueprint of her photographic studio that she …

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