[artinfo] Tomislav Gotovac: StrategiES of Ready-mades
Institut za suvremenu umjetnost
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Tue Feb 16 13:41:54 CET 2016
Strategije Ready-madea | Strategies of Ready-Mades
9. - 20. 2. 2016.
Exhibition "Strategies of of Ready-Mades" shows
rare and so far has never exhibited works by
Tomislav Gotovac which directly or partially
refer to a radical artistic practice of Marcel
These are collages, objects and films from
different phases of the artist's extensive
oeuvre. The selected works were created over 40
years, since mid of the 70s of the last century.
This exhibition marks the 79th anniversary of the birth of Tomislav Gotovac.
At the same time, it is precisely these days
marked by two important centenaries. Marcel
Duchamp first time used the term "ready-made" in
a letter to his sister, dated January 15, 1916.
That same year, a few days later, on February 5,
1916, in Zurich was opened Cabaret Voltaire,
which is considered the beginning of Dadaism.
These events have very much encouraged and
influenced the radical artistic practice in the
20th century, as Gotovac's work clearly
On the occasion of and during the exhibition
Tomislav Gotovac: Strategies Ready-mades, at the
Institute for Contemporary Art, the curator,
Darko ·imiãiç will talk about the exhibited works
by Tomislav Gotovac and reveal so far unknown
details of his work and working process.
Moderated by Janka Vukmir
Institut za suvremenu umjetnost Zagreb
Trg kralja Tomislava 20
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