The book Life’s PLAY-fullness is a result from a retrospective exhibition of Örn Ingi Gíslason’s (1945-2017) artworks in the Akureyri Art Museum in January of 2019.
The book’s design reflects the artist, from having worked in a bank to become an artist. It is covered with gold leaf, a symbol of light and the value one gives to freedom and creativity. Each time the book is opened, Örn Ingi’s soul takes off and flies!
- Editor: Halldóra Arnardóttir, Art Historian.
- Printed copies: 200. Each one numberd and stamped with Örn Ingi’s signature.
- Hardcover, 400 pages with a number of images from the artist‘s life and work, an great selection of artworks.
- Size: 30x25 cm
- Language: Icelandic. With articles in English and Spanish.
Örn Ingi Gíslason (1945-2017) chose unparalleled paths in his art. He was a self-educated artist and became influential as a teacher. He held enumerable solo and group exhibitions, i.e. in the Nordic House Reykjavík, Kjarvalsstaðir, Hafnarborg and Gerðuberg.