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Gerdarsafn Kopavogur Art Museum

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Great museum, well curated

This museum houses the works of Gerdur Helgadottir, after whom it is named. The exhibition follows... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2018
mrlukenik
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Memorial collection about Gerð Helgadóttir sculptor.

Gerður Helgadóttir was in the lead of women in the world, with many of her works as fun and... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
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7 Jun 2018
“Great museum, well curated”
15 Oct 2017
“Memorial collection about Gerð Helgadóttir sculptor.”
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Gerðarsafn is a progressive museum with an emphasis on modern and contemporary art, located in the heart of Kopavogur. Gerðarsafn offers temporary exhibitions with works by Icelandic and international contemporary artists as well as displaying the...more
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Hamraborg 4, Kopavogur 200, Iceland
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Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

This museum houses the works of Gerdur Helgadottir, after whom it is named. The exhibition follows the development through her career in stone, clay, bronze and glass. The final section covers her last pieces of public art, some of which is visible in Reykjavik today...More

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Reviewed 15 October 2017

Gerður Helgadóttir was in the lead of women in the world, with many of her works as fun and interesting. There are also some of the works by world famous Icelandic artists.

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Reviewed 25 August 2017

This was a easy walk from our B&B, there was an admission fee and it was a nice smaller art museum. We enjoyed it as part of our walk around the business area, there is a natural history Museum across from it that is free...More

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Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Not expensive the salat was to die for goat cheese strawberries slurp! The soup was hearty with very nice sourdough bread. Highly recommended 👍😁

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Reviewed 13 July 2016

Have visited Gerdarsafn many times and always left very satisfied. Gerdurs art is unic and she gave Icelandic art history a chapter of her own. The arcitecture of the house stands out in the enviroment and is worth looking at.

Thank Ferdalangar
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Gerdarsafn Museum has a very interesting collection of work by sculptor Gerdur Helgadottir, and runs an ambitious program of contemporary exhibitions. It's a quick bus, bike or car ride from the centre of Reykjavik, a staple in the city's museum's spectrum.

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Reviewed 16 February 2016

Great to see an ambitious curatorial program in a museum outside of a large city. Well worth the short trip out of the city center to get a feel for Icelands expanded contemporary art scene.

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Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

The current exhibition by Katrin Elvars, et. al. is inspiring and the fantastic photography of the everyday life of Chinese surroundings reminds me of the Dutch still life paintings. A must see!

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Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

I really enjoyed the intriguing photography exhibitions that are on right now as well as the collection space on the lower floor.

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Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

I come here on regular basis. The exhibitions are usually pretty current, and fitting to todays society. Such a nice museum in the Icelandic Art Flora! Thank you!

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