Arndís Sigurbjörnsdóttir, in the company of Bernie Sanders.

Bernie Sanders in Hafnarfjörður

7 Feb Bernie Sanders caught my attention by being a charming man who wants to have a positive impact.”

Hallgrímskirkja church.

Reykjavík Winter Lights Festival Opens Today

4 Feb The annual Reykjavík Winter Lights Festival opens today and continues through Sunday.

Restaurateur Garðar Kjartansson.

Live Music Every Night on Laugavegur

14 Jan Live music will be on offer every night of the week at a new restaurant and bar at Laugavegur 18, Reykjavík.

Men Removed from Reykjavík Roof

15 Oct Trophies, a collection of aluminum statues on the roof of Arnarhvoll, Reykjavík, was removed yesterday.

On the final stretch of the project. A happy group of volunteers.

‘Njal’s Saga’ to Be Completed Tonight

15 Sep Njal’s Saga, the best-known among the sagas of the Icelanders, will finally be completed tonight.

Reykjavík Fringe Festival July 4-12

28 Jun The third annual Reykjavík Fringe Festival is scheduled for July 4-12.

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Park with a View and Plenty of Art

6 Jun Biking westward, uphill toward Hallsteinsgarður park in the suburb of Grafarvogur, the eastern part of Reykjavík, is no easy task.

The Sun Voyager being cleaned.

Sun Voyager Shines

1 Jun The Sun Voyager, a sculpture by Jón Gunnar Árnason (1931-1989), located on the ocean near Harpa Concert Hall in Reykjavík, underwent major cleaning last week.

The new palm trees.

Palm Trees Planted in Laugardalur

11 Aug 2019 Five palm trees have been planted by the City of Reykjavík’s horticulturists in Laugardalur park.

The Arc de triomphe.

Ólafur Elíasson to Light Up Arc de Triomphe

29 Jun 2019 Icelandic/Danish artist Ólafur Elíasson has been commissioned to make a permanent lighting installation for the Arc de triomphe in Paris.

The famous sphere moves slowly.

Visit Grímsey by 2047

27 Jun 2019 “Orbis et Globus,” meaning Circle and Sphere, an eight-ton concrete sphere, marking the Arctic Circle on the northern tip of Grímsey island, off the north coast of Iceland, is under heavy criticism from some of the islanders for its location.

Ragnar Kjartansson at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Ragnar Kjartansson’s Work at the Met  

31 May 2019 The exhibition of Icelandic artist Ragnar Kjartansson’s new video installation opened at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City yesterday.

Chromo Sapiens, Hrafnhildur Arnardóttir's work at the Venice Biennale.

Shoplifter Represents Iceland at Biennale

13 May 2019 “It’s like walking into the mouth of a monster.”

Museum of the moon is a new touring artwork by UK artist Luke Jerram.

Giant moon set up in Harpa concert hall

5 Feb 2019 A giant moon has been installed at Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre in connection with an IT conference called UT messan. The theme of the conference is man's first voyage to the moon.

Palm Trees, an artwork by Karin Sander won the competition.

Palm tree artwork in new apartment complex in Reykjavik draws mixed reception

30 Jan 2019 Pálmatré, or palm trees, a proposal by German artist Karin Sander won a contest for an outdoor artwork in Vogabyggð, a new apartment complex in Reykjavik. The piece involves two palm trees inside two tower-like glass greenhouses to create warmth and light.

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