Famous Artists from Iceland Artists
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Famous Artists from Iceland

List of the most popular artists from Iceland, listed alphabetically with photos when available. For centuries artists have been among the world's most important people, helping chronicle history and keep us entertained with one of the earliest forms of entertainment. Whether they're known for painting, sculpting, etching or drawing, the famous Icelander artists on this list have kept that tradition alive by creating renowned pieces of art that have been praised around the world. You can find useful information below about these notable Icelander artists, such as when they were born and where their place of birth was.

This list contains items like Þórarinn B. Þorláksson and Muggur.

This list answers the questions, "Which famous artists are from Iceland?" and "Who are the most well-known Icelander artists?"

For further information on these historic Icelander artists, click on their names. If you're a fine art lover use this list of celebrated Icelander artists to discover some new paintings that you will enjoy.
The List
  1. 1
    about... Born: 1876
    Date Born: 1876
    Nationality: Iceland
    Forms: Painting
    Ásgrímur Jónsson : see more
  2. 2

    Bjarni Jónsson

    about... Born: 1934
    Date Born: 1934
    Nationality: Iceland
  3. 3
    about... Born: 1930
    Date Born: 1930
    Birthplace: Hanover, Germany
    Nationality: Iceland, Germany
    Forms: Sculpture, Installation art, Painting, Printmaking
    Dieter Roth : see more
  4. 4
    about... Born: 1945
    Date Born: 1945
    Birthplace: Reykjavik, Iceland
    Nationality: Iceland
    Forms: Mosaic, Sculpture, Painting, Printmaking, Drawing
    Einar Hákonarson : see more
  5. 5

    Elínborg Halldórsdóttir

    about... Born: 1962
    Date Born: 1962
    Nationality: Iceland
  6. 6
    about... Born: 1932
    Date Born: 1932
    Birthplace: Snæfellsbær, Iceland
    Nationality: Iceland
    Forms: Painting
    Erró : see more

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