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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Just Painted II

28 March – 7 June 2015

Second part of the exhibition Just Painted were paintings by 87 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:The Water Carrier–Mountain+Woman

21 Feb. - 26 Apr. 15

The exhibition commemorates the centenary of Icelandic women gaining the right to vote, under a royal decree of 19 June 1915. Ásmundur Sveinsson’s iconic sculpture Vatnsberinn /The Water Carrier (1937) is the focus and the leitmotiv of the exhibition. The exhibition will include, in addition to the Water Carrier, a selection of Ásmundur’s other sculptures, in a colloquy with works by Arna Valsdóttir, Daníel Magnússon, Kristín Gunnlaugsdóttir, Níels Hafstein, Ólöf Nordal, Ragnhildur Stefánsdóttir and Sigurður Guðmundsson.

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Events & education

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

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