Ásgerður Búadóttir THREADS OF ART

THREADS OF ART
12.9.2020 – 24.1.2021, Listasafn Íslands

The centenary of the birth of textile artist Ásgerður Búadóttir provides a welcome opportunity to explore weaving and textile art in contemporary Icelandic art, and how artists have used the versatile medium of fibres: spinning, dyeing, weaving and shaping them in countless ways. Textile is an extensive art form with a long history, and a multitude of specialised techniques that generally demand great skill and expertise. Today textile art is a flourishing field both in Iceland and elsewhere, and younger generations of artists have taken a keen interest in the medium of fibre and yarn, partly reflecting the blurring of boundaries between different artistic media in recent decades. The work of many contemporary artists also displays experimental approaches and subverts the conventional methods of textile art, showing us how long-standing artistic tradition can attain new dimensions.

Listamenn sem eiga verk á sýningunni: Anna Líndal Anna Þóra Karlsdóttir Arna Óttarsdóttir Auður Vésteinsdóttir Ása Ólafsdóttir Ásgerður Búadóttir G. Erla – Guðrún Erla Geirsdóttir Guðrún Gunnarsdóttir Guðrún Marinósdóttir Hildur Ásgeirsdóttir Jónsson Hildur Bjarnadóttir Hildur Hákonardóttir Hólmfríður Árnadóttir Hrafnhildur Arnardóttir — Shoplifter Hrafnhildur Sigurðardóttir Ingibjörg Styrgerður Haraldsdóttir Ingunn Fjóla Ingþórsdóttir Ívar Valgarðsson Jónborg Sigurðardóttir — Jonna Kristinn G. Harðarson Kristín Gunnlaugsdóttir Kristín Jónsdóttir frá Munkaþverá Lilý Erla Adamsdóttir Loji Höskuldsson Nína Gautadóttir Oddný E. Magnúsdóttir Ólöf Einarsdóttir Pétur Magnússon Ragna Róbertsdóttir Ragnheiður Björk Þórsdóttir Rósa Sigrún Jónsdóttir Sigrún Sverrisdóttir Sigurlaug Jóhannesdóttir Vigdís Kristjánsdóttir Þorbjörg Þórðardóttir Þór Vigfússon Þórdís Alda Sigurðardóttir Sýningarstjórar: Dagný Heiðdal og Harpa Þórsdóttir Leiðsögn sýningarstjóra 20. september kl. 14:00 Sunnudagsleiðsögn 4. október kl. 14:00 Leiðsögn sýningarstjóra

Curators: Dagný Heiðdal and Harpa Þórsdóttir

Project Manager: Júlía Marinósdóttir.

Texts: Dagný Heiðdal, Harpa Þórsdóttir, Rakel Pétursdóttir.

Translation: Anna Yates.

Conservation: Ólafur Ingi Jónsson, Nathalie Jacqueminet, Þórdís Anna Baldursdóttir.

Photography and Technical Supervision: Sigurður Gunnarsson.

Installation: Annahita Asgari, Guðni Gunnarsson, Geirfinnur Jónsson, Logi Leó Gunnarsson.
Events and Educational Programme: Guðrún Jóna Halldórsdóttir og Ragnheiður Vignisdóttir.

Institutions and private owners of works receive special thanks for their contribution

Here you can read about the artworks on the exhibition.

Artists:

Anna Líndal
Anna Þóra Karlsdóttir
Arna Óttarsdóttir
Auður Vésteinsdóttir
Ása Ólafsdóttir
Ásgerður Búadóttir
G. Erla – Guðrún Erla Geirsdóttir
Guðrún Gunnarsdóttir
Guðrún Marinósdóttir
Hildur Ásgeirsdóttir Jónsson
Hildur Bjarnadóttir
Hildur Hákonardóttir
Hólmfríður Árnadóttir
Hrafnhildur Arnardóttir – Shoplifter
Hrafnhildur Sigurðardóttir
Ingibjörg Styrgerður Haraldsdóttir
Ingunn Fjóla Ingþórsdóttir
Ívar Valgarðsson
Jonna – Jónborg Sigurðardóttir
Kristinn G. Harðarson
Kristín Gunnlaugsdóttir
Kristín Jónsdóttir frá Munkaþverá
Lilý Erla Adamsdóttir
Loji Höskuldsson
Nína Gautadóttir
Oddný E. Magnúsdóttir
Ólöf Einarsdóttir
Pétur Magnússon
Ragna Róbertsdóttir
Ragnheiður Björk Þórsdóttir
Rósa Sigrún Jónsdóttir
Sigrún Sverrisdóttir
Sigurlaug Jóhannesdóttir
Vigdís Kristjánsdóttir
Þorbjörg Þórðardóttir
Þór Vigfússon
Þórdís Alda Sigurðardóttir

Other Icelandic painters see more here

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