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CHESS PLAY BY FEMALE CHESS CHAMPIONS AND GUIDED TOUR, FEBRUARY 22 AT 3 PM KJARVALSSTAÐIR

Rachel Whiteread. Courtesy of Gagosian Gallery.

The Sunday programme at Kjarvalsstaðir will start with a guided tour through the exhibition, which takes about a half an hour. Thereafter Guðlaug Thorsteinsdóttir, former Icelandic women Chess Champion and Hallgerður Helga Thorsteinsdóttir (16 years) present Icelandic Chess Champion play with one of the chess set on display.

32 PIECES – THE ART OF CHESS
Fifteen unique chess sets and boards made by internationally renowned contemporary artists. Each chess set has its own concept reflecting the artists’ vivid imagination. Artists include Damien Hirst, Maurizio Cattelan, Rachel Whiteread and more. Curators: Mark Sanders, Julia Royse, and Larry List.



Printed of the web Reykjvik Art Museum, www.reykjvikartmuseum.is 30.47.2015