Wednesday, April 08, 2009

Art in Chess Pieces

Via ALCHEssMIST, we learn of this exhibition of modern-art chess pieces at the Reykjavik Art Museum. If you want to see them in person, you'll have to hurry: the exhibition only runs until April 13th.

But if you can't make it, here are some examples:-

Modern-art is usually a bit of a love/hate thing, and I must confess that typically I find myself saddled with the second of those emotions. However, that last set gets my seal of approval as being particularly Jurchessic.


Jonathan B said...

From Adam Raoof I also learn of this.

Chris Morgan said...

Yes, my pawns tend to be as lazy as that one on e2 in the first pic.