Art

Great Mentors

There is an exceptionally powerful and exciting exhibition, Mentor, taking place in Ásmundarsafn. Where Ásmundur Sveinsson and Carl Milles works are displayed t...

Can’t see

In the Marshall House in Örfirisey, on the west side of the Reykjavík Harbor, there is one restaurant and five galleries / exhibition halls in one house. In two...
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Women are best/worst for women

Women are best/worst for women The Marshall House (Marshallhúsið) by Reykjavík Harbor out on Grandi is a treasure. Both the building itself and the activitie...

Idyllic Ásmundarsafn

Idyllic ÁsmundarsafnBeautiful works by a pioneer of Icelandic sculpture The sculptor Ásmundur Sveinsson (1893–1982) designed, worked and lived in a unique, d...

Explore Art Up North

Explore Art Up NorthAkureyri Art Museum hosts exciting exhibitions throughout the year Akureyri is commonly called Iceland’s “second city,” a moniker many of...

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...

Valtýr Pétursson (1919−1988)

Valtýr Pétursson (March 27, 1919 - May 15, 1988) was an Icelandic painter and one of the pioneers of modernism and abstract art in Icelandic art. He was al...

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...

Kristín Jónsdóttir (1888–1959)

Kristín Jónsdóttir, also Kristín Jónsdóttir Stefánsson, (1888–1959) was a pioneering female Icelandic painter. A member of the group of artists who associated w...