Past exhibitions

07. July 2018 til 22. July 2018

Sigurður Guðjónsson: INLIGHT 7–22 July 2018

The opening of Sigurður Guðjónsson‘s INNLJÓS will take place on the 7th of July at the stables and barn of Kleifar, Blönduós. The exhibition is held in collaboration with the householders of Kleifar and is the second exhibition...

21. May 2016 til 01. January 0001

Margrét Helga Sesseljudóttir exhibits on The Pillar

Margrét Helga Sesseljudóttir is the seventh artist to exhibit on THE PILLAR OF GUNNFRÍÐUR in front of The ASI Art Gallery. The title of her work is Wonder that is a modest god.

12. August 2016 til 04. September 2016

Þóra Sigurðardóttir - Space / Drawing

Space / drawing, which brings together numerous works on paper and in sculpture by Þóra Sigurðardóttir, offers a record of the information that we use to read or map space. Reconsidering the spaces that surround us and our inve...

09. April 2016 til 08. May 2016

Eggert Pétursson and Helgi Þorgils Friðjónsson

“…A laser beam is transmitted into a machine. The light of the laser beam is split in two and enters two paths. The beams ricochet off a mirror. The beams rejoin and travel across the sensor. The sensor detects miniscule ch...

09. January 2016 til 05. March 2016

Þór Sigurþórsson - Hangs

Þór Sigurþórsson is the sixth artist to exhibit on The Pillar of Gunnfríður in front of ASI Art Gallery. The title of his work is Hangs.

09. January 2016 til 31. December 2015

Hulda Vilhjálmsdóttir and Marta María Jónsdóttir

Hulda Vilhjálmsdóttir and Marta María Jónsdóttir exhibit new paintings and drawings where they look into the surface of things as well as what is hidden, dealing with the painting each in her personal way.

09. January 2016 til 31. January 2016

Anne Herzog - L'ile infernale

Anne was born 1984 in France but she works and lives in Iceland. She graudated from amon othersfrom Université París in Panthéon Sorbonne and her works have been exhibited in Iceland, New York, Trinidad, Tobago as well as other...

28. November 2015 til 20. December 2015

Portals – Forget me not

Portals – Forget me not by Bryndís Hrönn Ragnarsdóttir, Gunnþórunn Sveinsdóttir and Sirra Sigrún Sigurðardóttir.

31. October 2015 til 22. November 2015

Olga Bergmann - Vanishing point

The works at the exhibition refer to different interpretations of the idea of a Vanishing Point.

05. September 2015 til 27. September 2015

Jóhanna Kristbjörg Sigurðardóttir

In her art Jóhanna Kristbjörg utilizes the power and the aura that the merging of unrelated materials generates and at the ASI Art Gallery she will exhibit new works, sculptures, paintings and video.

05. September 2015 til 27. September 2015

Guðrún Hrönn Ragnarsdóttir - Installations

The works are installations grown from our everyday surroundings, memories and travels as well as pictures made with the colors of flowers, films from botanical gardens in various countries and odd bits and things gatherd while...

07. August 2015 til 30. August 2015

Þormóður Karlsson - Yfirlitssýning

Encounters I took a walk at my favorite time of day. In the twilight I wandered on, aimlessly, and found myself lost in a shadow. The debris of civilization was having a party. The music being played was the one of Herb Al...

14. May 2015 til 28. June 2015

The Victim and the Vixen

Women are hidden on the side lines of western art history, usually nameless. A woman’s role was that of the model, the substance a man needed to create another woman, a fact that is still apparent in the last pages of art hist...

13. May 2015 til 02. August 2015

Kristinn G. Harðarson - Green Mountain

Kristinn's piece is made from plexiglass and collage photographs shot at Vörðufell and it's surroundings. His exhibition is the fifth to be displayed at the Plinth of Gunnfríður.

31. January 2015 til 01. March 2015


The preperation of the exhibition comes around and is conditioned by many factors such as panels, managing, marketing, artist, graphic designer, art historian, sponsors, brands, business and more. On-site visits will blaze new ...

08. November 2014 til 30. November 2014

Hugsteypan - Regluverk

At The ASI Art Gallery Hugsteypan exhibits the results from their research regarding rules and repetitions in art.

11. October 2014 til 02. November 2014

Erla S. Haraldsdóttir - Visual wandering

Erla S. Haraldsdóttir has a background in classical painting and has, for the past years, focused on the figurative. The physicality of paint, handling of colour to create space, light and shadow is highly significant to her. M...

11. October 2014 til 02. November 2014

Hallgerður Hallgrímsdóttir - Windy by the Sea

Photographic investigation into Icelandic everyday by Hallgerði Hallgrímsdóttur. A collection of eternal moments, unerupting volcanos, repeated days and inscrutable faces. The toy of the photographer is a poetic reality. T...

13. September 2014 til 05. October 2014

Birgir Snæbjörn Birgisson - Ladies, beautiful ladies

Listasafn ASI, Reykjavik, 13.9–5.10. 2014 og Helsinki Contemporary, Helsinki, 28.11.–31.12. 2014. The two-part exhibition project Ladies, Beautiful Ladies by the Icelandic artist Birgir Birgisson follows up on the latest d...

16. August 2014 til 07. September 2014

Erica Eyres and Sigga Björg Sigurðardóttir - Sniffer

“Sniffer was born in June, which means that he is a typical Gemini. His parents abandoned him at an early age, so he spent his youth wandering the streets, aimlessly searching for food and love. All his life, Sniffer has suffer...

01. April 2014 til 01. August 2014

Eygló Harðardóttir

Eygló Harðardóttir is the second artist exhibiting on the Pillar of Gunnfríður in front of the gallery. Her work is a painting/sculpture and without title.

31. May 2014 til 29. June 2014


The project connects four artists who have, from a young age, been involved in different artforms: Koho Mori-Newton from Japan, Lauren Newton from the USA, Elín Edda Árnadóttir and Sverrir Guðjónsson from Iceland. Koho Mori-Ne...

12. April 2014 til 18. May 2014

Guðmundur Thoroddsen - Things

On display are things. Things that serve no other purpose but to stimulate the visual senses of the viewer. They are a product of material cravings and only sway to the laws of aesthetics. Their functionality is questionable an...

15. March 2014 til 06. April 2014

Unnar Örn - Fragments from The Deeds of Unrest: Part II

The subject of the exhibition is the preservation of official information about public resistance against ruling authorities. Narration of public disturbance is constantly being wiped from the collective memory of the citizens ...

15. February 2014 til 09. March 2014

A Hard Day's Night

The Exhibition A Hard Day's Night is the second one in a sequence of exhibitions called Interplay where an old master is in a dialogue with contemporary artists from different genres. This time COBRA expressionist Svavar Guð...

11. January 2014 til 09. February 2014

Ingileif Thorlacius - Ingileif's Images

Ingileif Thorlacius (1961-2010) studied at The Icelandic School of Arts and Crafts (now the Icelandic Academy of Art) and graduated from The Jan van Eyck Akademie í Maastricht. During her short artistic career she had five p...

30. November 2013 til 22. December 2013

Michael Mørk and Tumi Magnússon - In Place

Tumi Magnússon and Michael Mørk both work with three-dimensional aspects in the two-dimensional. They work individually with photography, painting and video involving spacious aspects as an important part of the work.

02. November 2013 til 24. November 2013

Katrín Elvarsdóttir - Vanished summer

To be an Icelander is perhaps in sum an endless wait. To wait for spring, wait for summer. Eternal optimism despite frozen ground and mounds of ice that seem rooted deep in the bowels of the earth, so firmly that the thought ...

05. October 2013 til 31. December 2013

Ívar Valgarðsson - Permanent Matter (A snowball)

Ívar Valgarðsson is the first artist to exhibit on THE PILLAR OF GUNNFRÍÐUR. The title of his work is Permanent Matter (A snowball). The model is a ball made of snow that fell in October 2005.

09. August 2013 til 01. September 2013

Hadda Fjóla Reykdal

The paintings of Hadda Fjóla Reykdal are reminiscent of Icelandic and Swedish nature and the changes made by light and shadows.

09. August 2013 til 01. September 2013

Didda Hjartardóttir Leaman - Transitions

Didda Hjartardóttir Leaman -Transitions - Roles are shifted and unrelated units merge. Familiar lines are sent on new missions in unknown circumstances.

25. May 2013 til 23. June 2013

Face to Face - Portraits at The ASÍ Art Gallery

The exhibition Face to Face includes classical portraits as well as contemporary ones, works by both famous and unknown artists. Celebrated portraits and others who have existed quietly in the shadows, traditional images and ...

16. March 2013 til 14. April 2013

Unndór Egill Jónsson - Permanence is but a Word of Degress

Unndór Egill Jónsson - Permanence is but a word of degrees Dear life, constantly compelled to react to continual changes in its environment. Changes called on by the rhythm of time, directing this dramatic symphony of birth an...

16. March 2013 til 14. April 2013

Eygló Harðardóttir - exit - a diagram of memories

The exhibition is divided in two parallel spaces, one below ground level. The rooms are color coded in two colors, sharing the same horizon. The exhibition consists of three dimensional diagrams and paintings; open cleared and...

16. February 2013 til 10. March 2013

Eirún Sigurðardóttir - Lucksmith

Eirún Sigurðardóttir is 1/3 of The Icelandic Love Corporation, created in 1996 , and her works have been exhibited around the world in museums, galleries and out on the streets.

03. November 2012 til 16. December 2012

Darkbright Places

Ísak Harðarson, poetry/ Jón Stefánsson, paintings/ Sigrún Jónsdóttir, soundinstallatiuon. Curators Steinunn G. Helgadóttir and Kristín G. Guðnadóttir.

06. October 2012 til 28. October 2012

Ragnheiður Jónsdóttir - Track

Ragnheiður has exhibited her works in Iceland and more then 30 countries around the world and her works can be found in museums and galleries in Iceland, Europe and America. At The ASI Art Museum are 16 large charcoal drawin...

08. September 2012 til 30. September 2012

The Icelandic Sculptors Society in Reykjavík - Memories

The Icelandic Sculptors Society in Reykjavík is a professional association and was established in 1972. The main endorsers for it were sculptors Ragnar Kjartansson and Jón Gunnar Árnason. The Open Air Exhibitions at Skólavörðu...

16. August 2014 til 02. November 2014

Stöpullinn - Ingólfur Arnarsson

Ingólfur Arnarson is the third artist to exhibit at the Gunnfríðarstöpull. Further information: