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Summer 2018

Updated: May 27, 2023

Images by Azhar Kotadia and Bryan Anselm/ Redux Pictures

This summer Steinunn´s show ARMORS is on view in Fort Tryon Park in New York City. ARMORS is a site specific installation placed on the Cloisters Lawn. Steinunn positions three androgynous figures in human like dialogue with 3 different suits of armor that were cast from a custom 3D scan of carefully chosen medieval suits of armor from The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s permanent collection. ARMORS has proved immensely popular and it was on The New York Times list of "Outdoor art installations to get excited about". ARMORS is staged in collaboration with New York City Parks Public Art Program and is on view through September 12th 2018.


Targeted Interventions

in Dresden´s Museum of Military History

Another successful exhibition this summer shows Steinunn´s multi figure installation TROPHIES on the MHM building´s roof and facade. The figures replace old trophies that disappeared in 1943. Steinunn´s TROPHIES have a fundamentally different sensibility. In the show are also noted artists Birgit Dieker, Louise Bourgeois, The Guerilla Girls and more. Targeted Interventions is staged in conjunction with the museum´s special exhibition Gender and Violence. The project has attracted a lot of interest and ARTE TV recently visited Steinunn´s studio to work on a forthcoming documentary about the exhibition. On view through October 30th, 2018.

Image by Sarah Sigmund. Partial view.


Two Ravens Gallery

Gallery Two Ravens in the center of Reykjavik shows Icelandic gallery artists. Other artists include Thórdís Aðalsteinsdóttir, Anna Jóelsdóttir, Jón Óskar, Hallgrímur Helgason and more.


Galleri Christoffer Egelund Summertime ´18

The Annual Group Show 14th Edition at Gallery Christoffer Egelund in the center of beautiful Copenhagen shows international gallery artists. See image of one of Steinunn´s works Mirror II, aluminum and stainless steel. Other artists include Tess Williams, Thierry Feuz and Yuichi Hirako and many more. On view through August 25th, 2018


Other projects this summer include traveling exhibit HORIZONS on the grounds of the Herron School of Art, Indianapolis, Indiana.

Another traveling exhibit BORDERS has been on view in Baton Rouge since 2017 in collaboration with the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge. BORDERS will soon open in a new venue which is The Meadows Museum in Louisiana. Dates soon to come.



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