Tales from the Vault - Sculptures Inspired by Literature

11 May - 30 Dec.

Ásmundarsafn

Icelandic folklore, myth, poetry and other literary subjects are common in the sculptures of Ásmundur Sveinsson (1893-1982). Comprising key works from the museum’s collection, the exhibition explores the literary motifs that inspired this important pioneer of Icelandic sculpture.

Programme

Sunday 2 June 2 p.m.
Þorbjörg Gunnarsdóttir Museologist discusses the work of Ásmundur in public space. Guided tour in the sculpture garden as well as throughout the city.

Sunday 11 August 3 p.m.
Guided tour through the exhibition Tales from the Vault with Ingunn Ásdísardóttir.
 

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Asmundur Sveinsson (1893–1982)

Asmundur Sveinsson (1893–1982)





 

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