Confronting nature : Icelandic art of the 20th century

Sawin, Martica. Scudder, Bernard (1954-2007). Listasafn Íslands. Corcoran Gallery of Art

Published by Reykjavik : National Gallery of Iceland, 2001
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Fine copy in the original color-printed, stiff-card wrappers. Particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered. Series; Publication / National Gallery of Iceland 1019-2395 ; no. 32. Physical description; 99 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 x 27 cm. Notes; Editor of English text: Martica Sawin ; translation: Bernard Scudder. An exhibition held at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., October 13-November 26, 2001. Includes bibliographical references (p. 96-99). Contents; Impressions of Iceland / Arthur C. Danto -- Updating the Nordic sublime / Martica Sawin -- Visions of nature in Icelandic art / Audur Ólafsdóttir -- Profiles of the artists. Jóhann Briem ; Kristján Davídsson ; Ólafur Elíasson / Halldór Björn Runólfsson ; Erró / Gunnar Kvaran ; Jóhann Eyfells / Audur Ólafsdóttir ; Helgi Thorgils Fridjónsson / Ólafur Kvaran ; Sigurður Gudmundsson / Halldór Björn Runólfsson ; Svavar Gudnason / Júlíana Gottskálksdóttir ; Georg Gudni Hauksson / Gunnar J. Árnason ; Ásgrímur Jónsson / Júlíana Gottskálksdóttir ; Jóhannes S. Kjarval / Kristín Gudnadóttir ; Louisa Matthíasdóttir / Martica Sawin ; Finnbogi Pétursson, Ragna Róbertsdóttir / Halldór Björn Runólfsson ; Gunnlaugur Scheving / Gunnar J. Árnason ; Katrín Sigurdardóttir / Eva Heisler ; Hrafnkell Sigurdsson / Gregory Volk ; Sigurdur Árni Sigurdsson / Audur Ólafsdóttir ; Jón Stefánsson / Ólafur Kvaran ; Júlíana Sveinsdóttir / Halldór Björn Runólfsson ; Brynhildur Thorgeirsdóttir / Halldór Björn Runólfsson ; Thórarinn B. Thorláksson / Júlíana Gottskálksdóttir ; Nína Tryggvadóttir / Halldór Björn Runólfsson ; Steina Vasulka / Halldór Björn Runólfsson. Subjects; Art, Icelandic - 20th century - Exhibitions. Art, Modern - 20th century - Exhibitions. Iceland - In art. Genres; Bibliography. Illustrated. 1 Kg. 99 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 228510

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Synopsis: Series; Publication / National Gallery of Iceland 1019-2395 ; no. 32. Physical description; 99 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 x 27 cm. Notes; Editor of English text: Martica Sawin ; translation: Bernard Scudder. An exhibition held at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., October 13-November 26, 2001. Includes bibliographical references (p. 96-99). Contents; Impressions of Iceland / Arthur C. Danto -- Updating the Nordic sublime / Martica Sawin -- Visions of nature in Icelandic art / Audur Ólafsdóttir -- Profiles of the artists. Jóhann Briem ; Kristján Davídsson ; Ólafur Elíasson / Halldór Björn Runólfsson ; Erró / Gunnar Kvaran ; Jóhann Eyfells / Audur Ólafsdóttir ; Helgi Thorgils Fridjónsson / Ólafur Kvaran ; Sigurður Gudmundsson / Halldór Björn Runólfsson ; Svavar Gudnason / Júlíana Gottskálksdóttir ; Georg Gudni Hauksson / Gunnar J. Árnason ; Ásgrímur Jónsson / Júlíana Gottskálksdóttir ; Jóhannes S. Kjarval / Kristín Gudnadóttir ; Louisa Matthíasdóttir / Martica Sawin ; Finnbogi Pétursson, Ragna Róbertsdóttir / Halldór Björn Runólfsson ; Gunnlaugur Scheving / Gunnar J. Árnason ; Katrín Sigurdardóttir / Eva Heisler ; Hrafnkell Sigurdsson / Gregory Volk ; Sigurdur Árni Sigurdsson / Audur Ólafsdóttir ; Jón Stefánsson / Ólafur Kvaran ; Júlíana Sveinsdóttir / Halldór Björn Runólfsson ; Brynhildur Thorgeirsdóttir / Halldór Björn Runólfsson ; Thórarinn B. Thorláksson / Júlíana Gottskálksdóttir ; Nína Tryggvadóttir / Halldór Björn Runólfsson ; Steina Vasulka / Halldór Björn Runólfsson. Subjects; Art, Icelandic - 20th century - Exhibitions. Art, Modern - 20th century - Exhibitions. Iceland - In art. Genres; Bibliography. Illustrated.

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Publisher: Reykjavik : National Gallery of Iceland
Publication Date: 2001
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