Ragnar Kjartansson at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Ragnar Kjartansson’s Work at the Met  

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

Shoplifter Represents Iceland at Biennale

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

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

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

30 Jan 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.

Steingrímur Gauti in front of some of his works. His exhibition opens on Friday

Steingrímur Gauti opens at Gallerí Tveir Hrafnar on Friday

1 Nov Icelandic artist Steingrímur Gauti Ingólfsson will be opening his third solo exhibition of paintings in Gallerí Tveir Hrafnar in Reykjavik on Friday. Ingólfsson, who graduated from the fine arts department at the Iceland Academy of the Arts in 2015 paints large, sparse, abstract expanses on canvas.

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.

Photographer Saga Sig

Art: Fashion photographer Saga Sig starts painting

5 Jun 2018 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 2018 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 2018 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.

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.

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