Man Sent to Prison for Raping Ex-Wife

supremecourt_pkThe Supreme Court of Iceland has confirmed a two-and-a-half year prison sentence over a 47-year-old man convicted in the West Fjords District Court for raping his ex-wife in February 2009. He is also to pay her ISK 1 million (USD 9,200, EUR 6,400) in compensation.

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Icelandic Artist Exhibited at the Met

katrin-sigurdardottir-boiserie-2010Icelandic artist Katrín Sigurdardóttir (born 1967) has created two new sculptural installations specifically for the Metropolitan Museum of Art. She is known for her highly detailed renditions of places, both real and fictional, that often incorporate an element of surprise.

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