MAgnús sigurdarson

Magnus Sigurðarson often departs from the idea that “The Cliche is the Ultimate expression.” Using obvious and direct images he wants to transcends the visuality and enter the realm of emotions via the conceptual. He was born in Reykjavik, Iceland, in 1966 and since 2005 he lives and works in Miami, Florida. He attended The Icelandic College of Arts and Crafts, Reykjavik, Iceland (1992, BFA in Mixed Media) and Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey (1997, MFA). He is a Fulbright Scholarship Recipient with multiple grants and awards on his Resume. His works are included in the collections of; Collezione La Gaia, Busca, Italy, Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami, The Icelandic National Gallery and The Reykjavik Art Museum, Iceland and, among others, in the private collections of Petur Arason, Reykjavik, Emmanuel Javouge, Dennis Scholl and Kathryn and Dan Mikesell, Miami and Jane and Don Savelson, New York.