Sigurjón Ólafsson

3.9.2016 — 15.10.2017

Picture of a sculpture by Sigurjón Ólafsson

3.9.2016 15.10.2017

Selection of works

Birgitta Spur

Introductorytext to the exhibition

Aðalsteinn Ingólfsson

Sigurjón Ólafsson is known as a traditional sculptor, modeller of clay and plaster pieces and a welder of iron structures. In addition a large proportion of his later sculptures out of wood can be classified as assemblages, consisting as they do of assorted wooden parts, found or reworked, constructed around a given spatial core.

This show features a selection of these later assemblages, chosen by the artist's widow, Birgitta Spur. Art historian Aðalsteinn Ingólfsson writes an introduction to the show.

Picture of The National Gallery of Iceland at Fríkirkjuvegur where bands of text by Lawrence Weiner have been placed on the building.

15.9.2016 — 14.5.2017

Treasures of Icelandic Art

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