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SIGURÐUR GUÐJÓNSSON nominated for Icelandic Art Prize

SIGURÐUR GUÐJÓNSSON has been nominated as for this year’s Icelandic Art Prize, for his show ‘Inlight‘. This will be the first time the award is given, The Icelandic Visual Arts Council is the founder of the prize, who’s aim is to honour and promote outstanding Icelandic contemporary art and encourage new artistic forms and creation.

The award ceremony for the prize will be held at the Reykjavík Art Museum on February 22nd 2018.

 

 


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