Current exhibitions


Richard Serra, Áfangar, 1990.

Richard Serra: Áfangar

21 May - 20 Sept. 2015

This year marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the installation of Richard Serra’s environmental art work Áfangar on Viðey Island. Serra (b.1939) is one of the most respected of contemporary artists.

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ROTATING RENAISSANCE MAN, Vizcaya Museum & Gardens, Miami, 2015

Magnús Sigurðarson:Process & Pretense

21 May - 18 Oct. 15

This is Magnús Sigurðarson (b. 1966) first one-person exhibition in Iceland for many years, having lived in Miami, USA for over a decade.

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Kathy Clark, Bangsavættir, 2015.

Kathy Clark: bears; truths…

21 May - 18 Oct. 2015

Kathy Clark creates the installation bears; truths... using used teddy bears that have been discarded by the children of Reykjavík.

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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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Just Painted II

28 March – 7 June 2015

Second part of the exhibition Just Painted were paintings by 88 Icelandic contemporary painters of all ages, who have different artistic approach and ideologies, are displayed. The aim is to give an insight in the art of painting as it appears to us today.

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Ásmundur Sveinsson, Stríð og flótti/War and Flight, 1943.

Ásmundur Sveinsson: Artistic Inclination

9. May - 4 Oct. 2015

The Ásmundur Sveinsson Sculpture Museum is dedicated to the works of the sculptor Ásmundur Sveinsson (1893-1982). The collection in the Museum contains works that span the whole career of the artist and clearly show how his artistic vision developed throughout his life.

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Events & education

The Reykjavik Art Museum offers different events and lectures in connection with the exhibitions.

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