Tag Archives: Reykjavík

Euroadventure 2016! Day 7

< previous The host parents were otherwise occupied so we were to have a self-guided day today. The night before my sister and I had talked about going in to Reykjavík again. I said I wanted to go to art … Continue reading

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Listasafn Reykjavíkur : Reykjavík Art Museum – Kjarvalsstaðir

Reykjavík Art Museum – Kjarvalsstaðir – is dedicated to Iceland’s most famous modern artist, Jóhannes S. Kjarval (1885-1972). The building is a low-slung utilitarian structure that might be taken for a rec center as it is set in a neighborhood … Continue reading

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kids + art

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Listasafn Reykjavíkur : Reykjavík Art Museum – Ásmundarsafn

Reykjavík Art Museum – Ásmundarsafn – is devoted to the works of Ásmundur Sveinsson (1893-1982). Large scale works are arranged outside in the garden, with additional displays inside the dome and pyramid that was the artist’s studio and home. Ásmundur … Continue reading

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Ásmundur Sveinsson Sculpture Garden

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Listasafn Reykjavíkur : Reykjavík Art Museum – Hafnarhús

Reykjavík Art Museum – Hafnarhús is located in a renovated former warehouse of the Port. The building is spare and clean, but not overly stark, with echoes of its original use that don’t distract from the current role as gallery … Continue reading

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RÍKI – flóra, fána, fabúla : KINGDOM – Flora, Fauna, Fable

In addition to The Making of Erró, the Reykjavík Art Museum – Hafnarhús – had the exhibit KINGDOM – Flora, Fauna, Fable when I visited. This exhibit explored contemporary art’s relationship to nature, with works by a large number of … Continue reading

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Tilurð Errós 1955-1964 : The Making of Erró 1955-1964

Erró is an Icelandic Pop artist! He was born Guðmundur Guðmundsson in 1932 in Ólafsvík, Iceland and studied engraving, fresco, and painting at the Academy of Oslo. He began exhibiting his work in the mid-1950s, and in 1989 he donated his … Continue reading

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Subselves Mean Well

Subselves Mean Well by Arnfinnur Amazeen, in Gallery D at Reykjavík Art Museum – Hafnarhús. Exhibitions in Gallery D at Hafnarhús focus primarily on artists who have not previously held one-person shows in Iceland’s major galleries. This was one of those unexpected finds … Continue reading

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Bókin & Bókakjallarinn (alas, not so much)

You may have noticed I like books. No? OK, nevermind. Anyway, so besides the library thing I also keep an eye out for bookstores. yeah yeah and there’s the googles for that bookstores in fill-in-the-blank where I’m going to also, I admit … Continue reading

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