November 10th, 2011 · Performa 11 Staff

Ragnar Kjartansson is "kind of obsessed with the poetic decline of manhood"

The above video gives an overview of Icelandic artist Ragnar Kjartansson's 2009 Venice Biennale work, The End — Venice, a six-month long installation where he produced one painting per day of his subject - Pall Haukur Bjornsson, an Icelandic performance artist, who was dressed in a Speedo bathing suit. Kjartansson teaches a class on Mozart, music and forgiveness with conductor Davíð Þór Jónsson at the Performa Hub on November 11th, 2011.  A book signing will follow.

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