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Berlin, November 2017
Stockholm, February 2015
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Berlin, May 2008
Berlin, December 2004

Hreinn Friðfinnsson

Image No. 1 of Hreinn Fridfinnsson

Fourth House, House Project 1974-2017, Installation view Skulptur Projekte Münster

Image No. 2 of Hreinn Fridfinnsson

A Woman At Rest in the Golden Ratio, 2012, c-print framed, mirror, transparent glass paint, 158.6 x 238.6 cm 

Image No. 3 of Hreinn Fridfinnsson

Illustration, 2014, Two photographs and one device, Variable dimensions, Series of 4 + 1 AP

Image No. 4 of Hreinn Fridfinnsson

Illustration, 2014, Two photographs and one device, Variable dimensions, Series of 4 + 1 AP (detail)

Image No. 5 of Hreinn Fridfinnsson

Composition, 2012, c-print framed, plumb line, string, nail, 180 x 330 x 15 cm

Image No. 6 of Hreinn Fridfinnsson

For Light, Shadow and Dust, 1994-2013, gold leaf, glass, 11 shelves, each 0.6 x 75 x 15 cm

Image No. 7 of Hreinn Fridfinnsson

Study in Black III, 2010, black mirror, claude mirror, photographic print, 210.5 x 56 x 3.5 cm

Image No. 8 of Hreinn Fridfinnsson

Sanctuary, 1997-2014, cardboard box and fluorescent paper, 80 x 60 x 25 cm

Image No. 9 of Hreinn Fridfinnsson

Books, 2006, c-print, 50 x 70 cm

Image No. 10 of Hreinn Fridfinnsson

Eleven Drops, 2004, 11 glass teardrops

Image No. 11 of Hreinn Fridfinnsson

Eleven Drops, detail

Image No. 12 of Hreinn Fridfinnsson

Sacred and Enchanted Places, 1972, photographs and text on paper, group of 4 works, each 52 x 72 cm (detail: Núpur under Eyjafjöll (left) and Núpakot under Eyjafjöll (right))

Born in 1943 in Baer Dölum, Iceland, Hreinn Friðfinnsson has been living in Amsterdam since 1971. He has had solo exhibitions at Kunstverein, Amesterdam (2015), The Living Art Museum, Reykjavík (2014), Malmö Konsthall (2008); Reykjavik Art Museum and Serpentine Gallery, London (both 2007); Domaine de Kerguehennec, Centre d’Art Contemporain, Bignan, and Kyoto Art Center (both 2002). In 1993 he exhibited at the National Gallery of Iceland, Reykjavik (1993) and represented Iceland at the 45th Venice Biennale. His work has also been featured in group shows including "Material Time/ Work Time/ Life Time," Reykjavik Arts Festival (2005), "Eblouissement," Jeau de Paume, Paris (2004), "Norden," Kunsthalle Wien and the "Carnegie Art Award," (both 2000), "Sleeping Beauty–Art Now, Scandinavia Today," Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York (1983). In 2000, the artist was the recipient of the prestigious Ars Fennica Prize. Hreinn Friðfinnsson has been exhibiting with Galerie Nordenhake since 1989.