The small marine sausage , erect and happy in Lake Tjörnin.

Raised eyebrows in Reykjavik over new lake sculpture

29 Oct A two metre high sculpture in Lake Tjörnin on Saturday has created quite a stir, mostly due to the fact that it resembles erect male genitalia. The artist, however, says that it's not a penis, but a small marine sausage.

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The abstract beauty of glaciers

16 Oct Icelandic photographer Ragnar Axelsson has captured the beauty of Iceland for decades. In a new exhibition at Ásmundarsalur gallery in Reykjavik he exhibits photographs of Icelandic glaciers as you've never seen them before.

Imagine Peace tower lit amongst spectacular Northern Lights

10 Oct Crowds attended the lighting of the Imagine Peace Tower by Yoko Ono last night, on what would have been John Lennon's 78th birthday.

Ólafur Elíasson og Victoria Elíasdóttir munu taka yfir Marshallhúsið í þrjá mánuði.

Chef Victoria Eliasdóttir and artist Olafur Eliasson take over kitchen at Marshall House

3 Aug On August 11th, chef Victoria Eliasdóttir and her brother, artist Olafur Eliasson, will open a culinary space in Reykjavik, hosted by the Marshall Restaurant + Bar. Running for almost three months, the temporary restaurant will serve lunch and dinner, inspired by the atmosphere of the Studio Olafur Eliasson (SOE) Kitchen in Berlin.

Photographer Saga Sig

Art: Fashion photographer Saga Sig starts painting

5 Jun Renowned Icelandic fashion photographer Saga Sig has taken to painting on the side and is producing artwork that's already gaining a lot of attention.

Hrafnhildur Arnardóttir, Shoplifter, and exhibition director Birta Guðjónsdóttir.

Art: Shoplifter to be Iceland's representative at the Venice Biennale next year

5 Jun Hrafnhildur Arnardóttir, known by the artist name Shoplifter will be Iceland's representative at the Venice Biennale in May 2019. Legendary Icelandic rock group HAM will perform as part of her installation.

Artist Nína Tryggvadóttir,  1913 – 1968 is one of Iceland's most important abstract expressionist artists.

City of Reykjavik to set up art museum celebrating work of Nína Tryggvadóttir

18 May The Reykjavik City Council signed a declaration of intent between the city and couple Una Dóra Copley and Scott Jeffries to set up an art museum to celebrate the work of famous Icelandic artist Nína Tryggvadóttir.

Home of famous Icelandic artist Ólafur Elíasson for sale

20 Apr Ólafur Elíasson is undoubtedly Iceland's most famous contemporary artist. His home in Hellerup, Denmark, has been put up for sale and costs over 370 million ISK. Photos of the home offer an insight into the artist's life.

Samúel Jónsson photographed in his garden of sculptures in 1965.

Fund raising effort for Iceland's most remote art museum

23 Mar The incredible art collection by artist Samúel Jónsson in Selárdalur, North Iceland, has inspired awe and wonder by everyone who visits it. Now, a society has been formed to save the statues by the artist, who passed away in 1969 and to restore this museum at the edge of the habitable world.

Hafsteinn Michael Guðmundsson, artist and musician.

Sinister and glorious melodies at Hlemmur Square tonight

6 Dec Hafsteinn Michael is a renowned artist in Iceland and has been performing with legendary experimental band Inferno 5 for a few years. Fewer people know his solo work under the name of Rafsteinn, described as "sinister yet glorious dark wave ditties delivered with the demeanour of a contract killer."

From the Imagine Peace Tower ceremony last year.

Yoko Ono will attend the Illumination of the Imagine Peace Tower

5 Oct 2017 Yoko will be paying her annual visit to Iceland this October, to signal the illumination of Imagine Peace Tower in memory of John Lennon on Monday 9th October - his birthday. The illumination will be at 9 pm.

The exhibition will be open all summer

Summer: exhibition on selected works by North Icelandic artists

10 Jun 2017 The exhibition Summer will open in Ketilshús, Akureyri Art Museum in North Iceland today at 15:00. It will be an extensive and diverse exhibition of works by artists of North Iceland.

Ragnar Kjartansson is one of Iceland's most renowned contemporary artists.

Renowned Icelandic artist Ragnar Kjartansson opens exhibition in Reykjavik

3 Jun 2017 After a successful series of international appearances in recent years, including major survey exhibitions on both sides of the Atlantic, Ragnar Kjartansson opens his first museum show in his homeland, Iceland. The exhibition is called God, I Feel So Bad.

In Metamorphosis Sigurgeir turns to the city and the built-up countryside, comparing and contrasting these motifs with his photographs of the wilderness.

Photography exhibition juxtaposing Iceland's wilderness with the urbanscape of Reykjavik

20 May 2017 Metamorphosis is a new exhibition which opens at the Reykjavík Museum of Photography today featuring the works of photographer Sigurgeir Sigurjónsson.

Georg Guðni, Mt. Háganga, 1985. Line etching. Sheet (irregular): 7 7/8 x 8 in. Artist’s proof. Courtesy of the estate of Georg Guðni and Hverfisgallerí

Icelandic printmaking exhibition in New York

13 Apr 2017 An exhibition on Icelandic printmaking is opening today in International Print Center New York. The exhibition is called Other Hats: Icelandic Printmaking. It’s a group exhibition showcasing the breadth of printmaking by Icelandic artists.

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