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...

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...

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...

Eternal Echoes: Homage to Kjarval

Eternal Echoes: Homage to Kjarval   Event location: Kjarvalsstaðir  5. June 2016 - 14:00 A Reminiscence of Art: Sky, Earth and Kjarval´s Elf Maiden´s Head. ...