Herdubreid at Home

Herdubreid at Home

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A new book by Roni Horn, "Her ubrei at Home" is a collection of photographs of the landscape of home in Iceland. Her ubrei, Icelands much-loved mountain, and Stefan V. Jonsson, who painted the mountain throughout his life, are at the center of this work. His paintings of Her ubrei have found their way into the homes of Icelanders around the country making it the cultural and geologic leitmotiv and mascot of the island. Roni Horn was born in New York where she continues to live and work. Recent solo exhibitions of her work include the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Musee dArt Moderne de la Ville de Paris; Fundacao Serralves, Porto; and, Fotomuseum Winterthur and Centre Pompidou, Paris. Her recent publications, "Dictionary of Water", "This is Me", "This is You", "Cabinet of", "If on a Winters Night", "Her, Her, Her, & Her", "Wonderwater" (Alice Offshore), "Index Cixous" (Cix Pax), "Doubt Box" (Book IX of To Place) have all been published by Steidl.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 154 x 216 x 16mm | 580.6g
  • Steidl Publishers
  • Steidl Verlag
  • Gottingen, Germany
  • English
  • 60 colour illustrations
  • 3865214576
  • 9783865214577
  • 1,016,817

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Weather Reports You is published on the occasion of the opening in May 2007 of Vatnasafn - Library of Water, a long-term Artangel commission by Roni Horn based in a library building in Stykkisholmur, Iceland/The first attempts to record meteorological conditions in Iceland in a methodical way were initiated from this site in the mid 19th century/show more