Eggert Petursson | the artist




The artist Eggert Petursson
Born 1956, Reykjavik, Iceland.

Style and technique of the artist: Carnegie Art Award, Painting, Drawing,


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Eggert Petursson’s sole subject is the Icelandic flora. Conceptual rather than decorative, his unique paintings of the minute tundra flowers of Iceland’s seemingly barren landscape reveal, with dizzying effect, the universe within…
Eggert Pétursson’s unique flower paintings are like no other representations of landscapes or plants. He himself describes them as “fabricated nature”, and in his works every minute detail, every stalk, petal and leaf, is meticulously depicted…
Untitled 2004–2005


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