December 17, 2017 3:29 am

THROUGH IMAGES – Icelandic inner landscapes

When a country is also what we hear, in the soul The intellectual property of the images that appear in this blog correspond to their authors. The sole purpose of this site, is to spread the knowledge of these artists and that other people enjoy their works.

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SURRENDER – Ólöf Arnalds, Icelandic songwriter

Violin and viola, Slowblow and Skúli Sverrisson: the creative horizon of a singer-songwriter By purchasing a City Card, you are granted free entrance to all the main museums and galleries in the town. Reykjavík is the place to be for those with an interest in the world of arts. We suggest you can making time for a trip to the ...

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UNDER THE GLACIER – Romance by Halldór Laxness

The most creative Icelandic writer of the 20th century In addition to novels, his literary production includes stories and poems, reviews and plays. Icelandic writer, who was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1955, Halldór Laxness was born in Reykjavík on an April day in 1902. He spent his childhood on a farm, listening to ancient sagas and absorbing the spirit ...

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A TOAST TO ICELAND – Jónas Hallgrímsson

The style of the times He was one of the founding fathers of Romanticism in Iceland, and the theme in his poems was the description of the Icelandic landscape. Jónas Hallgrímsson was one of the greatest exponents of the poetic romanticism of Iceland. Third of four brothers, he was born on the Hraun farm (near Öxnadalur), in 1807. His family ...

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EINAR HAKONARSON (1945), ICELANDIC ESPRESSIONISTIC FIGURATIVE PAINTER

The crusader of the painting EINAR HAKONARSON 1/3 – He was the director of the National Art School of Iceland, and the artistic head of the Reykjavik City museum. He claims that he gets influenced by feeling for nature. In his motherland, he is a pioneer art scene and art education. Born in in Reykjavík, is one of Iceland’s best ...

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JOHANNES SVEINSSON KJARVAL (1885/1972), ICELANDIC EXPRESSIONIST PAINTER – The first professional painter that appeared in Iceland in the 19th century

The grandfather of Icelandic artistic tradition JOHANNES SVEINSSON KJARVAL 1/3 – He was adopted and worked as a fisherman, but he spent every spare time drawing and painting. This artist born in an October day, is considered one of the most important Icelandic artists. At age 27 was admitted to the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, and during the ...

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TRAVEL DIARIES, VISITING THE WALES – From Cardiff to Cefnllys,

Where time seems to have stopped Every area has its peculiar characteristics. Although being a small nation, Wales has varied and highly suggestive territory with waving flags with the effigy of the dragon everywhere. Discover this destination with extraordinary castles, wonderful natural scenery and stimulating town and villages. If you want more informati, in our journey we introduce you artist ...

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JOURNEYS THROUGH IMAGES – Wales

Castles, wonderful natural scenery and stimulating town and villages The intellectual property of the images that appear in this blog correspond to their authors. The sole purpose of this site, is to spread the knowledge of these artists and that other people enjoy their works.

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TOTAL ECLIPSE OF THE HEART – Bonnie Tyler

The coal miner’s daughter, who was singing with Bobby Wayne & the Dixies Situated on the sandy South West Wales coast, Swansea is a coastal city in Wales that lies within the historic county boundaries of the ancient Welsh. You can plan your trip to Swansea, https://www.visitswanseabay.com/listings/attractions/ visiting the first place in the United Kingdom to be designated “Area of ...

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WORLD WITHOUT END – Romance by Ken Follett

His novels express his political ideas KEN FOLLETT https://ken-follett.com/en/ was born in Cardiff in 1949. In 1967 he started his philosophy studies at University College London. He began writing novels as a hobby, but with the publication of “The Eye of the Needle”, a thriller set during World War II became successful in 1978. He is a great admirer of ...

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THOMAS JONES (1742/1803), WELSH PAINTER – Important testimony of the eighteenth-century artistic world

Painting, favoring the direct observation THOMAS JONES 1/3 – His autobiography is recognized as an important testimony of the eighteenth-century artistic world. He was born in Cefnllys (now Powys in Wales) in 1742, becoming famous for his landscapes in Wales and Italy. Cefnllys was a medieval town in central Wales. Close by on the hill (known as Castle Rock), http://www.ecastles.co.uk/cefnllys.html ...

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VISIBLE MEMORIES – Norway

Where there is always an offer waiting for you The intellectual property of the images that appear in this blog correspond to their authors. The sole purpose of this site, is to spread the knowledge of these artists and that other people enjoy their works.

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