For the inaugural Art Basel Online Viewing Room, Luhring
Augustine is pleased to present a selection of works by Ragnar Kjartansson that
highlight the artist’s ongoing preoccupation with notions of the Romantic
by the dramatic natural environment and panoramic views in his native Iceland, depictions
of landscapes feature prominently throughout the artist’s oeuvre. Following in
the artistic tradition of illustrating the picturesque and sublime, this
selection of Kjartansson’s paintings and videos convey his passion for
portraying the subject’s beauty as well as its banality.