Current exhibitions


Erró, Maður með blóm/Man with a Flower, 1985.

Erró and Art History

6 Sep 14 - 27 Sep 15

Erró is well known for creating his own visual world in his collages; and in this exhibition we see works in which he has borrowed images and fragments of pictures by some of the leading artists in history, such as Picasso and Léger.

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Johannes S. Kjarval, Frá Þingvöllum.

Poetic Colour Palette, from the Kjarval collection

17. Jan. –15. Mar. 15

Jóhannes Sveinsson Kjarval occupies a special place in the history of Icelandic culture and art, as one of the country’s most beloved artists.

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Einar Hákonarson, Kveðjustund/Farwell, 2011

The Pulse of Time

17. Jan. - 15. Mar. 15

The paintings in Einar Hákonarson’s retrospective span the artist’s career for over 50 years, from juvenilia and student works until the present year, 2014.

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A posteriori: House, Sculpture

13 Sep 14 - 8 Feb 15

A posteriori, or from what comes after, a translation from early 17th century Latin, presents, a selection of artworks with original references to buildings or houses. Artists in the exhibition have created the works, either from existing or fabricated architecture, to construct impressions of memories.

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