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Solfarid (the Sun Voyager) in Reykjavik, Iceland. – Thinking critically

Solfarid (the Sun Voyager) is a modern sculpture in Reykjavik Iceland. Although a modern addition to the art pieces in the city, it has engraved itself as one of the cities greatest monuments as visitors, tourists as well as locals flocking to sit by it, climb onto it or get selfies taken with it. It was made by an Icelandic artist, Jon Gunnar Arnason who in 1986, won a completion funded by the City in order to celebrate Reykjavik's 200 year anniversary. Many assume that the Sun Voyager is a modern representation of a Viking ship but according to the sculptor, that was not the intention or thought behind it. The idea was that it was to represent a dream...

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