Learn about the historical and contemporary art of the Faroe islands by visiting Listasavn Foroya. Permanent, temporary, and annual exhibits cover old and new Faroese artists. Wander through the gallery and enjoy the surrealist and satirical works of famous artists such as Kamban, Danielsen, and Heinesen. You can also step outside for a walk in the sculpture park. In the gallery shop, browse for posters and postcards. Put Listasavn Foroya at the forefront of your travel plans using our Torshavn road trip site.
Listasavn Foroya reviews
The very small museum has some interesting art to see, and some very uninteresting- probably like always. The blue room was very special, the whale made out of thousands of toy soldiers and some of... more »
The Listasavn is a pretty little museum speciliazed in the faroese art (all artistic movments combined). All the faroese artists are exposed and only them, that's why the Listasavn is so nice. All is.... more »
Very impressive. It was beyond my best expectation. Such a small dot in the vast North Atlantic yet nurture so many great artists.
Even if you're not a fan of modern art, the gallery is a must-see. Its relatively small permanent collection is exceptionally well presented. The Faroese art being quite young, the exhibition starts directly with interesting things (expressionism to abstract art). Make sure to see the Deep Blue, the room with stained glass and mirrors which create an illusion of profound abyss below your feet. Exceptional.
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