Arts: In Iceland

Asgrimur Jonsson, foremost painter of Iceland, has been pensioned by the Althing (Icelandic Parliament) to allow him to continue his work unhampered. Six of his paintings hang in the Legislative Assembly Hall. The Government is assisting ten other painters to study in Denmark and other Continental art centers. The Iceland painters are but slightly touched by modernism; their subjects deal largely with the wild snow and ice-scapes of their native land.


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