Ragnar Kjartansson (sculptor)

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Ragnar Kjartansson (1923–1989[1]) was an Icelandic sculptor. He was a member of the Icelandic Sculptors Society which he established in the Icelandic capital in 1972 along with Hallsteinn Sigurðsson, Jon Gunnar Árnason, Þorbjörg Pálsdóttir and others. He was also the founder of Glit, Ltd., the only ceramic factory in the country.[2] One of his works is located along the main road in Eskifjördur, commemorating the mariners who drowned at sea.[3]

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  1. ^ Freeman, Julian; Gallery, Brighton Polytechnic.; Íslands, Listasafn (1989). Landscapes from a high latitude: Icelandic art, 1909-1989. published for the Government of Iceland and the City of Reykjavík by Lund Humphries. Retrieved 11 January 2011. 
  2. ^ McFadden, David Revere; Museum, Cooper-Hewitt; Art, Minnesota Museum of; Renwick Gallery (1982). Scandinavian modern design, 1880-1980. Abrams. p. 256. ISBN 978-0-8109-1643-2. Retrieved 11 January 2011. 
  3. ^ Becker, Kathleen (1 May 2009). Iceland. Baedeker. p. 162. ISBN 978-3-8297-6616-6. Retrieved 11 January 2011.