General collection

Since 1965

Kópavogur town established a culture fund and began collecting art works on the occasion of its tenth anniversary in 1965. The town has bought or received around 800 works which are mostly by Icelandic artists. These are housed in Gerðarsafn. From the year the museum was founded 1994, Gerðarsafn has bought on average ten works annually, mostly by Icelandic artists.

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