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Fjallamjólk eftir Jóhannes S. Kjarval, 1941.

Mountain Milk is one of Kjarval’s best known works and it depicts the landscape at Þingvellir where the painter often sought his inspiration. The work shows Flosagjá chasm with Mt. Ármannsfell in the background.

Ragnar Kjartansson, To Music / Til tónlistarinnar.

The exhibition God, I Feel So Bad will be held from 3 June–24 September 2017 with numerous works by artist Ragnar Kjartansson on show in Reykjavík Art Museum – Hafnarhús.

Reykjavík Art Museum is open during Easter holiday except Easter Sunday, 16 April. Then the museum is closed.

Free entrance for holders of Annual Pass/Culture Pass.

The Imagine Peace Tower in Viðey island will be illuminated Monday, 20 March, the day Yoko Ono and John Lennon got married in 1969. Their wedding was followed by a week-long honeymoon where Lennon and Ono staged a “Bed-In” for peace at the Amsterdam Hilton Hotel.  

Artist Hildur Bjarnadóttir has been awarded the Culture Awards 2016 in fine arts for her exhibition Ecosystem of Colors at Kjarvalsstaðir - Reykjavík Art Museum. The awards are presented by the newspaper DV.

Congratulations!

Ragnar Þórisson: Human Disguise in Gallery-D

The exhibition Human Disguise opens at Reykjavík Art Museum – Hafnarhús on Thursday, 16 March at 17h00.

The exhibition Fantastic Souvenirs, by Anna Hrund Másdóttir, will be on view until Sunday, 12 March. It is the 29th exhibition in the Gallery D series in Hafnarhús. Curator is Yean Fee Quay.

Disruption, Ecosystem of Colors and Class Divider.

The newspaper DV has announced its nominations for Culture Awards for 2016. The awards will be presented on Wednesday, 15 March.

Libiu & Ólafs: Allir eru að gera það sem þeir geta (a still), 2008.

The third bout of the exhibition Bout, Video Works from the Collection begins Thursday, 9 March. Seven works will be shown in the Record category.