Intimacy and Sculpture: Last days
The last day of the exhibition Intimacy and Sculpture by Sigurður Guðmundsson at Ásmundarsafn is Sunday, 31 March. The exhibition is a part of Reykjavík Art Musuem's emphasis of 2019 on art in public spaces.
Sigurður Guðmundsson (b. 1942) studied in Iceland in 1960-63 and then moved to Holland for further studies. He lives and works in Reykjavík, China and Holland. Many, large sculptures by him can be found in public spaces in the Nordic Countries and Central Europe. Guðmundsson has won many competitions, including a competition for an outdoor artwork by the Children’s Hospital, and for outdoor artwork to mark the turn of the century in Reykjavík.
Guðmundsson's career is based on conceptual art, with focus on language, ideas and concepts. He has used various media; photos, sculpture, drawings, graphic art and performances, and has also composed music and written books.