From 1978 to 1984 she continued her artistic training in Munich at the Academy of Fine Arts . There, the Scottish artist Eduardo Paolozzi introduced her to the material paper for creating works of art, in which she has since specialized.
The paper sculptures created by Svava Björnsdóttir are mostly large-format, strongly colored and appear weighty. Only when approaching does the viewer realize that they are made of paper.
For an exhibition of her works in 1999 in the Icelandic National Gallery , the latter published a commentary volume.
- Archived copy ( memento of the original from January 1, 2005 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. Accessed July 18, 2011
- Jón Proppé: Shaping the world in paper. The art of Svava Björnsdóttir. List 25, Icelandic Art News. ( Memento of the original from November 27, 2010 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was automatically inserted and not yet checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. Accessed July 18, 2011
- http://www.listasafn.is/?i=95&b=54,388&offset=&offsetplace=&expand=-65 Listasafn Íslands (Icelandic); Accessed July 18, 2011
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Icelandic sculptress|
|DATE OF BIRTH||June 9, 1952|