[artinfo] Tomislav Gotovac: StrategiES of Ready-mades

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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
Zagreb 10000

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