Listasafn Islands

New Acquisitions 2006 – 2010 – Last Weekend. Kjarvalsstadir, Sunday 23 January.

Last exhibition day of New Acquisitions 2006 – 2010 exhibition at Kjarvalsstadir is on Sunday 23 January.

Donations and purchases of artwork have brought about the major part of the 800 works which have been added to the collection of the Reykjavik Art Museum in the last five years.

The enormous collection that has come about in the last five years is divided in the way that purchased works count for 270, art donations 495 and donations by inheritance 35.

The works are by 94 different artist but Erró‘s donation is the largest by far, counting  366 works in total.
Other large donations are works by Brian Griffin and Mel Ramos.

Curated by Hafthor Yngvason. 

Kjarvalsstadir is open daily 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Printed of the web Reykjvik Art Museum, 03.47.2015