Valgerður Briem


The series of works by Valgerður Briem is a multi-layered view of the landscape, its beauty, vastness and the different angles we could view it from. The repeating patterns create an immense viewing experience where every image is unique and detailed.

Valgerður Briem (b.1914, d. 2002) was an Icelandic artist and teacher. Briem was a highly respected art instructor and a pioneer in her profession, emphasising the necessity of perceptual sensation and urging her students to express themselves fully and emotionally. In her art, she worked mainly with drawing, producing large clusters of ink sketches, working with various themes, which were mostly unknown during her lifetime.

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