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BERG Contemporary artists in Fact of the Matter exhibition

The Reykjavík Art Museum opens a new exhibition this upcoming Saturday, on November 25th, focusing on the material world as the subject of a few chosen pieces from the museum’s collection, including work by DODDA MAGGÝ, FINNBOGI PÉTURSSON and HULDA STEFÁNSDÓTTIR.

Bearing the title Fact of the Matter – Draft of Contemporary Art History in Iceland (1.0), the exhibition aims to reflect on questions such as „What characterises Icelandic fine art in the 21. century?“ „What are the subjects of artists, their methods, materials and challenges?“ and is on show throughout May 1st, 2018.

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