Karólína Lárusdóttir: 1944 – 2019

Karólína Lárusdóttir: 1944 – 2019

Rare would it be that I would consider pre-publishing any content from the upcoming first issue of Art North magazine, but this qualifies as an exception. In our 'In Brief' section on the opening pages of the magazine, we have run a short column on the upcoming exhibition of work by the Icelandic artist Karólína Lárusdóttir. I have just learned, however, that Karólína Lárusdóttir sadly died, yesterday. The upcoming exhibition had been organised, in part, to celebrate her 75th birthday.

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On Watching

On Watching

From my desk, I can see from my window all kinds of comings and goings in the village here, but I also have a prime view looking out across the road to the studio of artist Mark Edwards. There’s something of the voyeur in us all to a greater or lesser degree, I am guessing, but while I work I can also get distracted, and my mind wanders, taking in the view. For example, I know when Mark Edwards is in his studio because the blinds are up, and I know that in the lead up to his recent exhibition in London, the blinds were up a lot…

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