The Icelandic Art Prize 2019
The Icelandic Art Prize 2019 took place on February 21. The winner was announced by the minister of education and culture, Lilja Alfreðsdóttir.
The Icelandic Art Prize is intended to be a part of an effort to strengthen contemporary Icelandic art. Its purpose is clear, the prize is meant to promote quality art in Iceland and introduce Icelandic artists and their work.
This is the second time that this prize is awarded, but the idea came from the art council, which founded the prize.