Art

Arngunnur Ýr

Arngunnur Ýr: Painting the beauty and beast of Iceland’s unique landscapes Since her work first started appearing in Iceland’s art galleries ...

Þórunn Bára Björnsdóttir

Þórunn Bára opens her exhibition, Tilvera, in Galleri Fold by Rauðarárstígur on Saturday 31 October 2020. A common theme in Þórunn Bára's works is...

Jóhann Briem Icelandic painter

Jóhann Briem (1907-1991) studied art under the great artist and painter Jón Jónsson, brother of another master of the arts, Ásgrímur Jónsson. Other mentors...

Harry Bilson

Haraldur Bilson Harry Bilson is known for creating colourful and captivating fantasy worlds on the canvas; magical realms where anything can happen, people and...

Júlíana Sveinsdóttir

Júlíana Sveinsdóttir Júlíana Sveinsdóttir (31 July 1889 – 1966) was one of Iceland's first female painters and textile artists. Taught initially by promine...

The Fine Art of Knifemaking

The Fine Art of Knifemaking   In the town of Mosfellsbær, just a 15 minutes’ drive f rom Reykjavik, master craftsman Páll Kristjánsson (or Palli) and hi...

Leather Designer

Leather Designer Ladies handbags, earrings and necklaces Quality Icelandic design and leather handcraft is much sought after. “My first leather design was a ha...

Master of Color – Harry Bilson

Master of ColorHarry Bilson creates joyful, colorful paintings inspired by nature. Iceland is an idyllic place to create for some artists, with its striking lan...

Art in Foment

Art in Foment From placid landscape beginnings to a dynamic diversity at Listasafn Íslands In a country where culture plays a major role, art has been held in h...