ABRAKADABRA – The Magic of Contemporary Art
Reykjavik Art Museum – Hafnahus, Reykjavik
October 30. 2021 – March 20. 2022
In this diverse exhibition, new works by contemporary artists are presented especially with children and young people in mind. The works are all in the collection of the Reykjavík Art Museum. Presentation, mediation and education aims to open up the world of art as it appears today for younger audiences. Along with the exhibition, there is a rich program as well as digital dissemination. “Abrakadabra” is a word deriving from ancient languages that means: What I say becomes a reality. This is a magic word that describes how artists’ ideas become works of art. …
Alicja Kwade, Anna Júlía Friðbjörnsdóttir, Anna Hallin, Anna Líndal, Auður Lóa Guðnadóttir, Baldur Geir Bragason, Egill Sæbjörnsson, Fritz Hendrik IV, Guðný Guðmundsdóttir, Heimir Björgúlfsson, Hildigunnur Birgisdóttir, Hildur Bjarnadóttir, Hrafnhildur Arnardóttir/Shoplifter, Hreinn Friðfinnsson, Karin Sander, Katrín Elvarsdóttir, Katrín Sigurðardóttir, Kristján Steingrímur Jónsson, Leifur Ýmir Eyjólfsson, Logi Leó Gunnarsson, Magnús Helgason, Matthías Rúnar Sigurðsson, Margrét H. Blöndal, Melanie Ubaldo, Ólöf Nordal, Ragnheiður Gestsdóttir, Rúrí, Steingrímur Eyfjörð Kristmundsson, Unndór Egill Jónsson.
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