Sóley Eiríksdóttir: Amuse

Hafnarborg Center of Culture and Fine Art Strandgata 34, Hafnarfjörður

Earlier this year, Hafnarborg received a generous donation of sculptures by artist Sóley Eiríksdóttir (1957-1994), bestowed upon the museum by the artist’s daughter, Brynja Jónsdóttir. To mark the occasion, the museum presents a retrospective of Sóley’s works, but Sóley was born and raised in Hafnarfjörður, the daughter of Bryndís Sigurðardóttir and artist Eiríkur Smith. Sóley …

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Eiríkur Smith

Hafnarborg Center of Culture and Fine Art Strandgata 34, Hafnarfjörður

The Icelandic art scene went through a transformative period in the 1950s, as new ideas and movements gained traction in the country. Geometric abstraction was spreading across the globe as a wave of change and Iceland was no exception. The artist Eiríkur Smith was studying in Copenhagen and Paris at the time and he was …

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