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I collected personal secrets (1972–2015) - Hreinn Friðfinnsson

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curated by Krist Gruijthuijsen
 
In the early 1970s, the Icelandic artist Hreinn Fridfinnsson (b. 1943, Iceland) placed an advert in a Dutch art magazine asking people to send him their secrets. By posing as a collector of secrets, the artist would, he thought, allay suspicions that he had any ulterior motive in using or revealing privileged information that might come his way. The secret, Fridfinnsson may be telling us, is that there isn’t one. His art, on the other hand, is an invitation to imagine that there might be. 
 

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