Kjarval in Russia, Rodchenko in Iceland

kjarval_completeA retrospective of the work of Jóhannes S. Kjarval (1885-1972), one of Iceland’s leading artists, will open in St. Petersburg on September 26. The following week, an exhibition of the work of one of Russia’s leading artists, Alexander Rodchenko (1891-1956), will open in Reykjavík.

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Reykjavík Kindergarten Closed for Good

child-playschool_psThe kindergarten Leikskólinn 101 in Reykjavík has been closed permanently as announced by its owner Hulda Linda Stefánsdóttir in a statement sent to the media yesterday. The kindergarten is subject to a police investigation on suspicion of systematic abuse of the children in its care.

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