For the Sake of the Form
August 27ᵗʰ - October 23ʳᵈ
Gunnar Kr. – For the Sake of the Form. The visual art of Gunnar Kr. is characterised by momentum and power, which materialises in a variety of ways. He has, for example, sketched jet black lead suns and carved a steel flower with a cutting torch. Immense energy lies in the tension between the artist’s expression through form and the material that he uses. Read more.
Thora Karlsdottir - Dress Performance. Thora Karlsdottir displays the results of a nine month long dress art performance, which was ongoing from March to December 2015. Dressing up in a new dress every morning and wearing a dress for every task, for 280 days; 40 weeks; nine months, is a challenge, which requires stamina and perseverance. Read more.
The program for 2016 at the Akureyri Art Museum is without a doubt diverse. It offers group exhibitions from various artists, solo exhibitions and exhibitions with a specific theme. Icelandic and international artists; older and more experienced artists as well as young, up-and-coming artists. HERE you can read the full program.