Things are often displayed in museums for the value they bring to the public, but at the Museum of Broken Relationships, the greatest meaning belongs to the people who gave the pieces away. The museum was conceived in Croatia by film producer Olinka Vištica and artist Dražen Grubišić. The idea occurred to them when the two had just broken up and had to decide what to do with the objects left over from their four-year relationship. "We thought, 'Wouldn't it be great if there was a museum where you could keep those things, and they could tell your story in a way that will help you?'" Grubišić recalled in an interview with the Denver paper Westword. And so, The Museum of Broken Relationships was born.
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