Art news from ‘Zagreb’


lectures, screenings, discussions  ***hrvatski tekst niže 18. 12. Romana Schmalisch and Robert Schlicht 19. 12. The Bureau of Melodramatic Research and Florin Flueras organisation: k.r.u.z.o.k.- “As we have witnessed over the past few decades, the mass politics of passion can often be a major driving force in the contemporary political arena. The “politics of […]

Galerija Galzenica/ Eastern Surf: Kernel Panic Control

16.11.2012. – 21.12.2012. Eastern Surf: Kernel Panic Control* Having met during their studies in Edinburgh, four artists from Croatia, Italy and Scotland initiated the project and work methodology entitled Eastern Surf. The collaboration began with an exhibition proposal, after which one more participant joined Eastern Surf, and the collaboration itself eventually proved to be very […]

MSU, Zagreb: Mladen Stilinović: Zero for Conduct; A retrospective

Opening: November 30th, 2012 at 7 p.m. Mladen Stilinović (Belgrade, 1947) belongs to the generation of Croatian artists that began their careers in art in the early 1970, outside and against the institutions of art and of the state. Stilinović made his first art works in the form of GEFF-style experimental film. Then, especially within […]

Art Pavilion in Zagreb: South – Southeast, A Life In Pictures

STEVE McCURRY – South – Southeast, A Life In Pictures 25.10.2012 – 09.12.2012 Steve McCurry, photographer with a worldwide reputation is one of the most widely recognised contemporary photographers, the winner of numerous prestigious prizes for photography. He is a regular contributor to National Geographic, and is known for his suggestive colour photography, rendered in […]

Lauba House: selling exhibition

Have you thought about your New Year's resolutions yet? Maybe you should rather resume the one that has almost passed away… Lauba already has and that's way we saved the best for the end and organized a selling exhibition of  Filip Trade's Collection Finalists. With great pride we present you everything our artists have been […]

Lauba House: Premiere Lovro Artukoivc

„Berlin! Berlin! Wir fahren nach Berlin!'' Too far to go? Come to Lauba, Prilaz baruna Filipovica 23a, because Berlin's cultural and fashion extravagance inspired new art works of Lovro Artukovic! Premiere is on November 6th, don't be late! After the regional premieres of his paintings Models posing for Pièta and Pièta in reverse in November […]

Gallery Miroslav Kraljević: Fokus Grupa (Iva Kovac & Elvis Krstulovic)

Gallery Miroslav Kraljević The exhibition of Fokus Grupa (Iva Kovač and Elvis Krstulović) A Proposal for the Monument to the New (Inter)Nationalism  12.10-03.11.2012 Fokus grupa: nature, nation and the economy of love The smallest, most basic unit of the installation by Fokus grupa (art and life partners Iva Kovač and Elvis Krstulović) at the Gallery […]


10/20/2012 – 01/01/2013 Museum of Contemporaray Art Zagreb presents one of the world’s most productive and appreciated designers today who many with good reason call a „designer star“ – Karim Rashid. Exhibition Ideology of Beauty will open on October 20th 2012. Working in 35 countries in the world, he is author of more than 3000 […]

Lauba House: Kristian Kožul, Misinterpretations, 16/10 – 30/11-2012

16/10 – 30/11-2012  The opening of Misinterpretations: 16/10/2012, at 20.00 pm. Artist talk: Kristian Kožul, Vanja Žanko, Jasna Jakšić How many times did Franjo Tuđman and Slobodan Milošević draw new maps of Croatia and the then fragmented Yugoslavia, dividing Bosnia and Herzegovina? Did they also, on those incriminating napkins, foresee the humane relocation of the […]


04.10.2012 – 07.10.2012 The 20th, jubilee season brings us a new edition of Cro A Porter, project that started the story of the Croatian fashion, gave rise to numerous names of the local fashion design, set standards that all the others have failed to catch up with, and most importantly, it has stayed equally modern, […]

Umjetnicki Paviljon: ŽELJKO KIPKE “Police Back Yard”

12.09.2012 – 14.10.2012 Željko Kipke's Police Yard covers two groups of works. The first group includes a set-up of recent series: in the main hall, Predators, filmophile and a bottle of wine (2010); Surveillance Camera (2011-2012) in the eastern wing and Boulevard of Nine Lives (2010-2012) in the western wing of the Pavilion. The second […]

Lauba House: Dance project by Ksenija Zec and Saša Božić: Jukebox

Photo: Martina Kenji 21.09.2012 – 30.10.2012 The renowned choreographer Ksenija Zec created an exciting multimedia project combining visual arts and dance through an interactive relationship between dancers and gallery visitors. Premiere: 21/09 from 19-22 hours. The very title of the project – Jukebox – defines the nature of the work Visitors choose their favorite song […]

UrbanFestival 12: Between worlds

October 5 – 15*, Zagreb interventions in public space:Students centre, Franjo Tuđman Square, Cvjetni Square participants: Željka Blakšić (HR), Documenta (HR), Kalle Hamm (FI), Dzamil Kamanger (FI), Kontekst Kolektiv (RS), Zlatan Krajina (HR), Luiza Margan (HR), Bojan Mucko (HR), Sonja Pregrad (HR), Radna grupa Četiri lica Omarske (RS) Barrel Gallery: Between worlds, international group show […]

Lauba on Hvar with Ivana Franke!

Lauba on Hvar with Ivana Franke! 19.07.2012 – 14.08.2012   As Lauba never rests, this summer on the island of Hvar we would realize exhibition in agreement with Juraj Dobrovic and Niko Gamulin, the initiators of this beautiful collaboration. Artist Juraj Dobrović donated a priceless treasure to Jelsa – a house on two floors with […]

Duba Sambolec Donation to the Museum of Contemporary Art Zagreb

July 17th – September 2nd 2012, Museum of Contemporary Art Zagreb Duba Sambolec is an artist with an international reputation who lives and works between Ljubljana and Oslo. Since the beginning of her artistic work in the mid-1970s she has questioned visual perception and language of the three-dimensional media of sculpture, problematized social reality, and […]

Lauba House, Zagreb: Ringišpil #8

Non permanent exhibition of the Filip Trade Collection / Ringišpil #8 01.06.2012 – 01.09.2012 Choosing a new summer exhibition of works in Lauba will delight all visitors who peek into our house. Valuable design team in Lauba space set you a little maze in which you would want to keep as long as you want […]

Lauba House, Zagreb: Black And Blue

Morten Andersen: Black And Blue 15.05.2012 – 25.05.2012 Lauba is thrilled to present the recognised Norwegian photographer Morten Andersen! Our first international exhibition is the fruit of the collaboration with the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Zagreb and OCA (Office for Contemporary Art Norway). The opening is on May 15th at 7pm. The artist talk will […]

MSU, Zagreb: Written in Water

05/02/2012 – 05/18/2012 Written in Water Exhibition within an exhibition Collection in Motion for the 17th museum education action of the Museum Education and Cultural Action Section of the Croatian Museum Society (HMD) 2. 5. – 18. 5. 2012 Opening: Wednesday, 2 May 2012 at 17:00 The exhibition Written in Water is part of the […]

Lauba House: Ivan Fijolić, NEO N.O.B.

Lauba House presents: Ivan Fijolić, NEO N.O.B. Exhibition opening and artist talk: 01/05/2012 at 20h Curators: Becky McKay, Ivana Bertić, Vanja Žanko Text: Ivana Hanaček Our comrades are called to arts at Lauba! The opening of NEO N.O.B. [Neo Narodna Oslobodilačka Borba] will see the largest solo exhibition of works by Croatian sculptor Ivan Fijolić […]

Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb: L’amour du Risque

L'amour du Risque 24th April 2012 – 17th June 2012 The project „L'amour du risque,“ an exhibition that will be held at the Zagreb Museum of Contemporary Art (MSU) on 24th April 2012, talks about basic concepts in contemporary visual culture: love and risk. This subject matter is very interesting, simply because without love or […]

Lauba House, Zagreb: We used to call it: Moon.

Lauba House presents Marko Tadić We used to call it: Moon 29 March 2012 – 23 April 2012 Curators: Marija Borovičkić, Vanja Žanko Text: Ana Dević / WHW Production: Steirischer Herbst Festival (Graz), Lauba (Zagreb) and WHW (Zagreb) 29 March 2012 at 20 pm Reception and artist talk, participating: artist Marko Tadić, curators Vanja Žanko, […]


WAITING FOR FREUD – Geert Wachtelaer Wednesday, February 8, 2012 This work is about the relationship between text and image, imagining, and – more broadly – the tension between fiction and reality. The difference between reality and art, the relation between the individual and itself, creating a space at the spot. The difference between reality […]

Galerija Vn: Marijan Crtalić- Present moment of the history

In Yugoslavian self-management socialist regime, all worker's facilities and spaces were owned by workers themselves. In the beginning of 90s, parallel with establishment of Croatian independence, process of transition and privatization, industrial and residential Factory spaces that were once owned by workers were now transformed in state property and then sold to various private companies […]

MSU, Zagreb: Silences where things abandon themselves

Silences where things abandon themselves 02/03/2012 – 03/04/2012 Opening on Friday 3 February 2012, 6 pm Artists: Giorgio Andreotta Calò, Elisabetta Benassi, Rossella Biscotti, Pierpaolo Campanini, Rä di Martino, Christian Frosi/Diego Perrone, Marzia Migliora, Lorenzo Scotto di Luzio, Elisa Sighicelli, Sissi Curators: Alessio Fransoni and Ilari Valbonesi Finissageon 4th March 2012 with special event by […]

HDLU, Zagreb: Carta Incognita

HAMO ČAVRK “Carta Incognita” 03.02. – 04.03.2012 Openning on 03.02.2012., at 19:00 Abstract compositions of Carta incognita consist of delicate structures of vertical, horizontal and diagonal lines which imply direction, path and movement. In terms of composition, they result from geometrical abstraction; yet, the atmosphere they generate is lyrical and poetic. The line as a […]