Ívar Valgardsson

Born: 1954

Hometown: Akranes, Iceland

Lives and Works: Reykjavik, Iceland

Education: Stichting De Vrije Academie Den Haag Holland, The Hague, The Netherlands, 1980
The Icelandic College of Arts and Crafts, Reykjavik, Iceland, 1975

Ívar Valgardsson Bio

About The Artist

Icelandic artist ívar Valgardsson's work often reflects the relationship between the natural and the man-made while simultaneously exploring themes of philosophy and ideology contrasted with the physical world. Valgardsson uses home-improvement and do-it-yourself materials to cut against the rarefied nature of art, along the way finding in those materials a full spectrum of ravishing color. His work has been exhibited in solo exhibitions and featured in a number of group shows both internationally and throughout Iceland.

Ívar Valgardsson Gallery Art

Galleries

i8 gallery, Reykjavik, Iceland
Olschewski & Behm, Frankfurt, Germany

Ívar Valgardsson Permanent Collections

Select Permanent Collections

National Gallery of Iceland, Reykjaví­k, Iceland
Reykjaví­k Art Museum, Reykjaví­k, Iceland
Nordic House, Tórshavn, Faroe Islands
Olympic Garden, Seoul, South Korea
Safn, Reykjaví­k, Iceland

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