Current gallery exhibitions
Safn (Icelandic for: collection) is the private art collection of Pétur Arason and Ragna Róbertsdóttir. They are interested in both Icelandic and international art. In 1987 Arason founded his first exhibition space in Reykjavík and since 2007 Arason and Róbertsdóttir run their space Safn in Reykjavik, exhibiting art works from their collection. Since March 2014, Safn Berlin serves as a new platform for both Icelandic and international artists and aims to introduce the collection to a broader audience.
Safn consists of more than 1200 art works, including pieces by Carl Andre, Birgir Andresson, Bernd & Hilla Becher, Stanley Brouwn, Alan Charlton, Olafur Eliasson, Dan Flavin, Seal Floyer, Hreinn Fridfinnsson, Hamish Fulton, Franz Graf, Katharina Grosse, Kristjan Gudmundsson, Sigurdur Gudmundsson, Roni Horn, Alan Johnston, Donald Judd, Ilya Kabakov, Ragnar Kjartansson, Richard Long, Sara Lucas, Max Neuhaus, Ragna Róbertsdóttir, Dieter Roth, Karin Sander, Roman Signer, Richard Tuttle, Günter Umberg, Gillian Wearing, Lawrence Weiner, and others.