Blonde Miss World 1951 – Birgir Snæbjörn Birgisson


 

The Reykjavik Art Museum – Kjarvalsstadir

Blonde Miss World 1951 – Birgir Snæbjörn Birgisson

On display until January 13, 2008

 

The idea and ideology behind the stereotype of the blonde have provided food for thought to painter Birgir Snæbjörn Birgisson during the last decade.

His newest series takes on the series of contests for the world’s most beautiful maiden – The Miss World contest was established in 1951, and Birgir Snæbjörn Birgisson has painted portraits of winning contestants from every year. A selection from the series of Blonde Miss World made its debut appearance in Gautaborg in the summer 2007. The complete series will be seen for the first time in Reykjavík and is scheduled to travel to London in 2008.

 

Birgir Snæbjörn Birgisson

 

Links

 

 

Espaces Arts & Objets Swiss Art Gallery

Would you like to comment?
Your opinion interests us. Leave us a comment

del.icio.us:submission deadline submission deadline

~ by Stampfli & Turci on December 21, 2007.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

 
%d bloggers like this: