• Hreinn Fridfinnsson

    Galerie Papillon

    Hreinn Fridfinnsson’s raw materials include photographs, fossils, chicken wire, wood, fake crystals, Play-Doh, and plentiful dreams; if he were a generation or two older, he doubtless would have been a Surrealist. Coming of age as he did at the end of the ’60s, however, he became a Conceptual artist. It may not be coincidental that his plunge into the (artistic) life of the mind in 1971 corresponded with the move from his native Iceland to Amsterdam, where he has lived ever since; then again, it could be argued that the remote and disembodied quality of his work is typically Icelandic, relative

    Read more