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Scales of Anatomies, Gallery-legacy ColakovicProgramme | 09.09.2016
Milica Zorić i Rodoljub Čolaković Gallery-Legacy
9 September - 24 October, 2016 (opening on Friday, 9 September 2016 at 7 p.m.) / opening hours every day 12 until 8 p.m., except Tuesdays
List of artists: El Lissitzky, Mihailo S. Petrov, Albert Gleizes (cover pages of of avant-garde magazine Zenit), Marko Ristić, Aleksandar Vučo, Dušan Matić, Vane Bor, Leonid Šejka, Radomir Reljić, Istvan Horkay, Carmen Dobre Hametner, Markus Proschek
Exhibition curator: Nikola Šuica (Faculty of Fine Arts - University of Arts Belgrade)
Saturday, 10 September at 1 p.m. – talk with prof. Dr Nikola Šuica, prof. Dr Boris Manner and Carmen Dobre Hametner
The artworks drawn on in the curatorial mission of this exhibition venture into bodily and corporeal depictions, constructions and allusions. These span Avant-Garde experimentation in Serbia and ex-Yugoslavia, transitory existentialist notions of the liberties of the region’s consumerist period and go into the realm of the post-historical effects of new art.
The exhibits are initiated through a common South Slavic heritage as artistic fissures in its social and psychological anatomies and invoke the effects of political and historical terrors/attrocities of the recent past and their aftermath on the construction of the present. ‘Scales of Anatomies’ works on the common notion of the human corporeality of material culture and its ironies, up to the post-communist and neo-liberal resignation of the contemporary world.
The show is based
on artworks from the collection of the
Support: Republic of Serbia Ministry of Culture and Information, Austrian Cultural Forum Belgrade, Romanian Cultural Institute in Bucharest and National Museum of Kraljevo