Reykjavík Art Museum – Artist‘s talk: Katrín Sigurðardóttir

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Artist‘s talk: Katrín Sigurðardóttir

4. OCTOBER 2015 – 15:00
EVENT LOCATION:
HAFNARHÚS

Artist‘s talk with Katrín Sigurðardóttir about the exhibition Looking In – Sculptures and Models, now on view at Hafnarhús.

The exhibition includes recently acquired sculptures and installations in the collection of Reykjavík Art Museum and exhibition models of works which have been staged in various venues around the world. The models span 10 years of Katrín’s career, from 2004-2014.  Among them are models of her installations at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Venice Biennale, 2013. Guests are invited to look into the artist’s world and to observe the working process from an idea to a completed work of art.

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Icelandic Adventure by Jill Brooke

Jill Brooke

Two Action-Packed Days Strengthen a Mother-Son Bond

by Jill Brooke

Working parents dream about travel wish lists with their kids but rarely take them. Why? The rationale of course – though flawed – is you need the vacation time and finances. However, here’s a road map back to reality. You can be resourceful and pack a lifetime of memories in just two days! Try to schedule business trips on Thursday and extend your stay till the weekend – with your paid airfare baked into budget – and then fly your child over. Or arrive early before a Monday meeting. In fact, Icelandair has hatched a clever plan to help with this caper. Without any extra charge, you can have a stopover in rollicking Reykjavik and then fly to and from another destination – as long as the trip doesn’t last more than 10 days. Which is exactly what I did to get my son, Parker, forklifted from his iPhone, video games and beats headphones and reunited with his mother. We wouldn’t do what I love – shopping, reading, sipping a Gin and Tonic on the beach – after all working moms are exhausted – and instead I created an itinerary that would dazzle any teenage boy.

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