Association of Icelandic Artists


The small gallery here shows contemporary Icelandic art.

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1. Austurvöllur

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2. Punk Museum

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3. Jón Sigurðsson Statue

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The statue in the centre of Austurvöllur park is of Jón Sigurðsson, who led the campaign for Icelandic independence.

4. Dómkirkja


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6. Alþingi

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Iceland’s first parliament, the Alþingi, was created at Þingvellir in AD 930. After losing independence in the 13th century, the country gradually won…

7. Ingibjörg H Bjarnason Statue

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8. Reykjavík Art Museum – Hafnarhús

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