On 29th of May the exhibition PLACES was opened by Frank Jensen the Mayor of Copenhagen in Churchill Park in Copenhagen. The exhibition is a collaboration between the artist, the City of Copenhagen, the North Atlantic House, Copenhagen Airport and Galleri Christoffer Egelund. It is a gift to Copenhageners and it´s visitors for the summer of 2015. Placed in many different locations to form a path through the city. In the green tranquility of parks or the open spaces of Co
Steinunn´s show BORDERS in Chicago has been nominated for the Global Fine Art Award in the category of Public or Outdoor installation. Steinunn´s show is 1 of 6 international public art shows nominated. Other nominated shows are f.e. Echo by Jaume Plensa and The Last Days of Folly by Rachel Feinstein. There are 5 categories of the GFAA with a total of 25 shows nominated. The GFAA program honors innovation in design, historical context, educational value, and public appeal.
Opening Reception June 21, 2014. The current exhibition presents an expansive collection of Steinunn´s work, covering the years 1999 to 2014, referencing themes of spirituality, introspection and physicality. Steinunn uses the human figure to evoke the sublime tied to both our sense of being in the world and our identity within it. The space they occupy is as important as the objects themselves. Mission Hill Family Estate, with the backdrop of Tom Kundig’s extraordinary archi
The sculpture Counterparts was installed outside San Diego AIrport´s Commuter´s Terminal. Counterparts is made of aluminum, the material of airplanes, and shows a meeting of two people. Scott White Contemporary, Steinunn´s gallery in California, oversaw the installation of the piece. #News
Steinunn has not exhibited in a museum or gallery in Iceland since 2006. The show includes new large and small works inside the gallery made of aluminum, glass and cast iron. A large glass installation covers one wall of the exhibition space. Also included is an outdoor piece on the square in front of the gallery, corner of Baldursgata and Nönnugata. #News
CHICAGO–“Borders,” a public sculpture installation by Steinunn, will be installed on August 8 at Solti Garden on the northwest corner of Jackson and South Michigan Avenue. Sponsored by Bloomberg and hosted by the Chicago Park District in conjunction with the Grant Park Conservancy and the Icelandic Ministry of Culture, “Borders” consists of 26 sculptures that will inhabit the park until spring 2014. Recently installed to great acclaim in New York City, Dallas and Seat