Exhibition history

 

Nina Horvat: This Isn't Nice 2014 - 2020

27.02.2020. - 15.03.2020. / MSU galerija

 

In the last few years, the artist Nina Horvat has directed her artistic activity towards the City of Zagreb, focusing on the negativity of its urban transformation.

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Exhibition: „Constructions“ – Zlatko Kopljar retrospective

14.12.2019. - 16.02.2020. / MSU, Prostor za povremene izložbe, 1. i 2. kat

 

The exhibition „Constructions“ is the first retrospective overview of the oeuvre of the internationally acclaimed multimedia artist Zlatko Kopljar. The exhibition will present a selection of his most significant works starting with the documentation of early performances from the 1990s in which the artist questions the possibility of understanding the other, the position of the artist in a war-ridden society, and the enduring nature and fragility of human existence – leading up to the multimedia installations made last year.

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Oliver Kossack: Visceral Kooks

05.12.2019. - 29.12.2019. / MSU Galerija

 

Opening of the exhibition is on December 5th 2019 at 7.30 pm.

VISCERAL KOOKS moves in different directions at once. Specifically conceived for MSU Zagreb, this exhibition of recent work by Oliver Kossack plays on the preoccupation with supposedly internal truths, inner states and gut reactions. 

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Davor Vrankić: I Promise You a Miracle

25.10.2019. - 22.12.2019. / MSU

 

A Croatian artist with a Paris address, Davor Vrankić, is a drawing star. The I Promise You a Miracle exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art will be Vrankić's largest exhibition in Croatia to date. It will feature works from the beginning of his career in the early 1990s to new drawings created just before this exhibition in Zagreb.

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Vlado Martek: Being a Piece of Paper Next to a Museum: A Philosophical Ambience for the Anniversary of MSU

17.10.2019. - 10.11.2019. / MSU galerija

 

Vlado Martek’s philosophical ambience Being a Piece of Paper Next to a Museum has been set up at the MSU Gallery as a preparation for the programme to celebrate the 10th anniversary of MSU’s relocation to a new building. Vlado Martek’s philosophical ambience Being a Piece of Paper Next to a Museum has been set up at the MSU Gallery as a preparation for the programme to celebrate the 10th anniversary of MSU’s relocation to a new building. 

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Total Portrait of the City. Tomislav Gotovac and Július Koller in conversation with Vjenceslav Richter

28.09.2019. - 03.11.2019. / Zbirka Richter

 

The exhibition “Total Portrait of the City. Tomislav Gotovac and Július Koller in conversation with Vjenceslav Richter”  is the first public presentation of Tomislav Gotovac and Július Koller, two prominent figures in socially oriented performance art, creators of radical and complex conceptual messages. 

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Damir Očko:

12.09.2019. - 14.11.2019. / MSU, Prostor za povremene izložbe, 1. i 2. kat u 20:00 sati

 

Museum of Contemporary Art Zagreb presents in a solo exhibition recent films, collages, and art books by one of the internationally most prominent Croatian artists, Damir Očko. This brings together Očko’s remarkable production in the past ten years, including some of the works presented in the Croatian Pavilion at the 2015 Venice Biennale.

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Paolo Scheggi. Oplá-Stick 1969-2019

05.09.2019. - 09.10.2019. / MSU Galerija

 

The first solo exhibition by Paolo Scheggi at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Zagreb, curated by Ilaria Bignotti and Jasna Jakšić, in collaboration with the Scheggi Archive and with the support of Tornabuoni Art, recalls the historic performance “Spettacolo Opla Stick, the Passion according to Paolo Scheggi“,  that took place in Zagreb 50 years ago. The performance opened the Typoetry exhibition at the Student Centre Gallery, as a part of the international Tendencies 4 exhibition.

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Heimo Zobernig

02.07.2019. - 18.08.2019. / Prostor za povremene izložbe, 1. kat

 

Heimo Zobernig, one of Austria's most significant contemporary artists, presents himself in Croatia for the first time. For this occasion, the artist has selected works produced between 2009 and 2018, executed in the medium of painting, which is only a portion of his abundant and media.diverse artistic production.

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Mirjana Vodopija – The Wandering Landscape

18.06.2019. - 20.08.2019. / Prostor za povremene izložbe, 2. kat

 

Through presenting newer and older works, Mirjana Vodopija re-examines the experience of space by indicating the sense of freedon, but also of exposure in open spaces compared to the sense of security in enclosed spaces, interiors, which serve as the physical and mental territories of personal safety and comfort. With this exhibition, the artist takes us on a journey through different landscapes, opening up potentials for personal experiences, and perception of the boundaries of freedom.

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