|Event of the Week: Gymnastics and Femininity|
|Written by Iceland Review|
|Monday, 12 December 2011 12:36|
Gerðuberg Culture Centre Exhibition:
Pearls – Gymnastics for Women Should Be Feminine
Magdalena Margrét Kjartansdóttir exhibits woodcuts, linocuts and printing on Japanese paper. The subject matter is a mélange of poetry and reality: the female body from childhood to the last moments.
Magdalena’s exhibition is about women. Her works reveals the women's body in different stages, from childhood to death.
The name of the exhibition came from the book Pearls, published in 1930 and in that book is the following sentence: “Gymnastics for women should always be feminine.”
Magdalena, born in Reykjavík 1944, has spent most of her life in Iceland believing in the magic of art. She is interested the feminine body, as a whole and in parts, focusing on themes such as childhood, maternity, mentality and sexuality.
On display until January 8, 2012. Admission is free.
|Last Updated on Monday, 12 December 2011 16:03|