Current exhibitions


Just Painted 1

6 Feb. - 19 April 15

The Reykjavík Art Museum presents exhibition in two parts at Hafnarhús and Kjarvalsstaðir displaying works by 85 active artists. Such an extensive overview of Icelandic contemporary painting has never been presented before. Curators: Hafþór Yngvason and Kristján Steingrímur Jónsson.

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Cory Arcangel, QuickOffice, 2013, photo Sacha Maric

Cory Arcangel: All the Small Things

31 Jan. - 12 April 2015

Reykjavík Art Museum is proud to present All the Small Things, a solo exhibition of new works by American artist Cory Arcangel (b. 1978). Although Arcangel is only in his thirties, he has already made a name for himself in the art world as a pioneer who combines digital technologies with art.

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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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Johannes S. Kjarval, Frá Þingvöllum.

Poetic Colour Palette, from the Kjarval collection

17 Jan. –15 March 15

Jóhannes Sveinsson Kjarval occupies a special place in the history of Icelandic culture and art, as one of the country’s most beloved artists.

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Einar Hákonarson, Kveðjustund/Farwell, 2011

The Pulse of Time

17 Jan. - 15 March 15

The paintings in Einar Hákonarson’s retrospective span the artist’s career for over 50 years, from juvenilia and student works until the present year, 2014.

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