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The islandic artist Erro is well-known for his narrative figurations. He was born in 1932 as Gudmundur Gudmundsson in Olafsvik. From 1952 to 1954 he studied at the academy of art in Reykjavik and Oslo and moved to Paris in 1985. His time in Paris and New York City had a strong influence on his artistic development. 

  • Born: 1932
  • Place of birth: Olafsvik, Iceland
  • Nationality: Icelandic
  • Studied at: Academy of Arts, Reykjavik
  • Similar artists: Roy Lichtenstein, Jacques Monory, Robert Combas
  •  Era: contemporary art
  • Stylistic direction: narrative figuration / pop art 

Today he is counted among the most important artists of narrative figuration in Europe. His artworks and editions are shown in many famous museums.