INGÓLFUR ARNARSSON

b. 1956

 

2000-2007 

Professor at Iceland Academy of the Arts, Reykjavik, Iceland

 

1992-1997        

Co-founder and co-director of “Second Floor” exhibition space, Reykjavik, Iceland (with Pétur Arason)

 

1983-1993        

Director of Mixed Media Department of the Icelandic College of Art and Crafts

 

1979-1981        

Jan van Eyck Academie, Maastricht, The Netherlands

 

1976-1979        

Icelandic College of Art and Crafts, Reykjavik, Iceland

Co-founder and co-director of Gallerí Sudurgata 7, Reykjavik, Iceland

 

1974-1978        

Reykjavík School of Art, Iceland

 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2018

Jarðhæð / Ground LevelReykjavik Art Museum - Hafnarhús, Reykjavik, Iceland

 

2014

Skúrinn, Reykjavik, Iceland

Sleeper, Edinburgh, Scotland

Stöpullinn, ASÍ Art Gallery, Reykjavík, Iceland

Ingólfur Arnarsson and Sachiko M, i8 Gallery, Reykjavik, Iceland

 

2013       

Hafnarborg, Hafnarfjordur, Iceland

 

2012       

1.h.v., Reykjavik, Iceland

 

2009       

Sudsudvestur, Reykjanesbær, Iceland (with music by Ben Frost)

 

2007       

Kubburinn, Iceland Academy of the Arts, Reykjavik, Iceland (with music by Stilluppsteypa)

 

2006       

Sleeper, Edinburgh, Scotland


2005       

Safn, Reykjavik, Iceland


1999       

CCNOA, Bruxelles, Belgium

 

1996      

Kjarvalsstadir, The Reykjavík Municipal Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland

i8 Gallery 8, Reykjavik, Iceland


1995      

Städtisches Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach, Germany
Slunkariki, Isafjordur, Iceland


1993      

Museum Moderner Kunst, Landkreis Cuxhaven, studio a, Otterndorf, Germany


1992      

The Chinati Foundation, Marfa, Texas, USA (permanent installation)


1989      

Galleri Krokur, Reykjavik, Iceland
Galleri Birgir Andrésson, Reykjavik, Iceland


1988      

The Living Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland

 

1985      

Slunkariki, Isafjordur, Iceland
The Living Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland


1983      

Gangurinn, Corridor, Reykjavik, Iceland


1982      

The Living Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland
Rauda húsid, Akureyri, Iceland


1980      

Ásmundarsalur, Reykjavík, Iceland

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2017
Nasasjón, Städtische Galerie Speyer, Speyer, Germany

Drawings, Galerie Kim Behm, Frankfurt, Germany

OPNUN, Kling and Bang, Reykjavik, Iceland

 

2016

Eggert Pétursson & Ingólfur Arnarsson, Gallerí Gestur, Reykjavik, Iceland

 

2015

Thurídur Rós Sigurthórsdóttir / Ingólfur Arnarsson, Skaftfell, Seydisfjördur, Iceland

 

2014

Andreas Karl Schulze / Ingólfur Arnarsson, Galerie Kim Behm, Frankfurt, Germany

Nasasýn, Peacock Visual Arts, Aberdeen, Scotland

Your Compound View, Listasafn Reykjavikur, Reykjavik, Iceland

 

2011        

Faster and Slower Lines – From the Collection of Pétur Arason and Ragna Róbertsdóttir, Reykjavík Art Museum – Hafnarhús, Reykjavik, Iceland

Nasasynir, Olschewski & Behm, Frankfurt, Germany

 

2010       

Iceland Hits Donube, Kunsthalle Krems, Donau festival, Germany

Straumur Burdarás, Akureyri Art Museum, Iceland

 

2009       

Fokhelt, Breidakur 17-19, Gardabær, Iceland

 

2008       

Open, Living Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland

 

2007       

Levity, Drawing Center, New York, USA

 

2006       

Zeigen. Eine Audiotour von Karin Sander, Galerie Nächst St. Stephan, Vienna

 

2004       

IS/NZ, Kunstverein Ludwigsburg, Germany

 

2003      

Woolenmaiden Hus, project by Ólöf Björnsdóttir, Dublin, Ireland

Telling a work of art (project by Karin Sander), Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin, New Zealand

 

2002      

Converter Project 2, The Living Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland

 

2001      

CAMP, Lejre, Denmark

Drawing Iceland, Galeri 54, Gothenburg, Sweden

Naumhyggja, National Gallery of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland

 

2000      

Árátta, Kópavogur Art Museum, Kopavogur, Iceland
Solitude im Museum/Solitude au musée, Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany; Musée d´art moderne de Saint-Etienne, France

vis-á-vis, Galerie Januar e.V., Bochum, Germany

hvít, The Living Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland


1996      

(Antarctica) Brahma, Galerie nächst St. Stephan, Vienna, Austria


1995      

Donald Judd and Artist Friends, Galerie nächst St. Stephan, Vienna, Austria
Icelandic abstract art-under review, Reykjavik Art Museum - Kjarvalsstadir, Reykjavik, Iceland
Papierarbeiten, Köstring/Maier, Munich, Germany


1994    

Ludwig Gosewitz and his Icelandic friends, Haus am Lützowplatz, Berlin, Germany


1993    

Räume für neue Kunst, Rolf Hengesbach, Wuppertal, Germany


1991    

Kunstverein St. Gallen in Katharinen, St. Gallen, Switzerland       

Kunst, Europa-Island, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, Germany
Nordiska teckningar, Nordiskt Konstcentrum, Sveaborg, Helsinki, Finland (travelling exhibition)


1990    

Norraena Húsid, Reykjavik, Iceland


1987    

Galerie Leger, Malmö, Sweden
Kex, Kulturhuset Stockholm, Sweden; UKS, Oslo, Norway


1985    

Aurora 1, Nordiskt Konstcentrum, Sveaborg, Helsinki, Finland


1984    

Filiale, Basel, Switzerland
Iceland: The Art Revealed, Franklin Furnance, New York, USA


1983    

Reykjavík-Amsterdam, Ter Weerszijden van de Meridiaan Museum, Fodor, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

 

1981    

St. Petri, Lund, Sweden


1979    

Zona, Firenze, Italy 

 

COLLECTIONS

National Gallery of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
Reykjavik Municipal Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland
Living Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland

Hafnarborg, The Hafnarfjordur Centre of Culture and Fine Art, Iceland
Art Museum of Isafjordur, Iceland
Museum Moderner Kunst, Landkreis Cuxhaven, Germany

Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach, Germany
The Chinati Foundation, Marfa, Texas, USA
Kunstmuseum Bonn, Germany
Maxine and Stuart Frankel Foundation for Art, Michigan, USA

Safn, Reykjavík, Iceland