Ragnar Kjartansson at the Venice Biennale
A Crowd on Opening Night
The Icelandic pavilion at the Venice Biennale was crowded as Ragnar Kjartansson’s exhibition, entitled The End, opened.
Carnegie Art Award
Kristján Guðmundsson Takes First Place
Veteran artists wins one of the biggest monetary prizes in the art world.
Prix de Rome Awarded in Netherlands:
Libia Castro and Ólafur Ólafsson among the Winners
In their latest work, Castro and Ólafsson portray lobbyists performing under working conditions.
Guðmunda S. Kristjánsdóttir Memorial Fund
Margrét H. Blöndal Wins Grant
Prize is awarded to women artists and intended to encourage women in their participation in the visual arts
The DVD Archive continues to Grow
The Center for Icelandic Art, publishers of List, maintains an archive of DVD-disks in their headquarters in downtown Reykjavík where visitors can come to find out more about Icelandic art and artists.
Rúrí Opens Art Project in Munich
Silence, a silent sequence
Located in front of the OSRAM headquarters, seven high-tech stelae – with more than 750,000 RGB high-capacity LEDs.
New Book on 50 Icelandic Contemporary Artists
Icelandic Art Today
First book of its kind to present in English a wide array of Icelandic contemporary artists born after 1950.
Center for Icelandic Arts
New Grants Awarded
40 established and emerging artists are awarded grants annually.
Shauna Laurel Jones
Interview with Ragnar Kjartansson
The Icelandic representation at the 53rd International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia features Ragnar Kjartansson, a self-described incurable romantic.
Kristján Guðmundsson Makes More with Less
A short introduction to this veteran artist who has just won first prize at the Carnegie Art Award.
Two Icelandic Artists and their New York Friends from the 1940s
About an exhibition that showcases Nína Tryggvadóttir and Louisa Matthíasdóttir, and their connections to the 1940s New York art world.