2003. Exhibitions

New Fragments
Exhibition of purchases of recent art works (of painters, sculptors and printmakers up to 35 years old) in 2002 by the Erste Steiermarkische Bank
Dates: February 12 – March 1, 2003

Art Directors Club New York
The annual exhibition of prize-winning works from around the world in the sphere of visual communications. A selection of the best works from three international juries.  The international non-profit organisation Art Directors Club was founded in 1920 in New York, with the objective of improving the education of young designers and promoting the highest standards of visual communications.  From among the 13,000 works coming in from 50 countries, 212 were selected.
Organised by VI/VM – Association for the Promotion of Visual Culture and Visual Communications.

Gorgona: Book Launch and Exhibition
A project of the Museum for Contemporary Art, Zagreb
Book written by Marija Gattin
Speaking at the launch were   Snježana Pintarić MSc,   Dr Jasna Galjer,   Leonida Kovač MSc, Marija Gattin and  Ariana Kralj.
Exhibition of documentation concerning the Gorgona group (Josip Vaništa, Đuro Seder, Marijan Jevštovar, Ivan Kožarić, Julije Knifer, Matko Meštrović, Radoslav Putar, Dado Bašičević) selected and owned by Academician Josip Vaništa.
Dates: February 13 – March 1, 2003

Griffon Vulture: Exhibition, Auction and Campaign
A campaign to benefit the Eco-Centre Caput Insulae – Beli, island of Cres
Production of the auction involved the Croatian Academy Glyptotheque, the Ornithology Station of Cres (Croatian Academy Ornithology Institute), Croatian Natural History Museum, Eco-Centre Caput Insulae, Beli, HVB Bank, Croatia, and the Organising Committee.
Accompanied by an exhibition The Griffon Vulture organised by the Croatian Natural History Museum.
Forty seven painters and sculptors donated works for the auction.
Date: February 18, 2003

Machine Project: Robotic Performance
Norwegian artists Thomas Kvam and Frode Oldereid created this project, involving robotic video, sound installations and performances.
Organised by: Olga Majcen and Sunčica Ostoić – Kontejner / Contemporary Art Practice Office
Date: March 1, 2003 (Gallery 1)

Juraj Dobrović: A Retrospective Exhibition
Text written by Ivica Župan
Visual display by Juraj Dobrović and Mario Beusan
Dates: March 22 – April 25 2003


Adriatic Hydrography and Marine Cartography: An Exhibition featuring 140 Years of Hydrographic Investigations into the Adriatic
The exhibition was held in conjunction with a charitable sale of the publication Living Archipelago in Croatia for the benefit of the remodelling of the Centre for the Psycho-Social Rehabilitation of Children Landmine Victims, Rovinj
A project of the Croatian Hydrography Institute
Dates: April 24 – 30, 2003

Dubravka Rakoci: Glyptotheque, A Monographic Exhibition
Text by Goran Tribuson and afterword by Ariana Kralj
Visual layout by Dubravka Rakoci
Dates: May 4 – June 1, 2003
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Zlatan Vrkljan, Paintings 1996 – 2003
A project of Zona Gallery, which also published the catalogue
Text by Dražen Katunarić
Dates: May 5 – June 1, 2003 (Gallery 1)

The Eighth Triennial of Croatian Sculpture
Organising Committee: Academician Ivan Kožarić, Chairperson; Director, Ariana Kralj, Vice-Chairperson; Ivan Faktor; Vlasta Gracin;  Dr Zvonko Maković; Vesna Mažuran Subotić; Lida Roje Depolo, Secretary of the 8th Triennial; Dr Vinko Srhoj; Academician Marija Ujević Galetović, Academician Šime Vulas and Jadranka Vinterhalter

Honorary Committee: Academician Miroslav Begović, Dr Ivanka Reberski, Dr Antun Vujuić,  Dr Andrea Zlatar.
Jury:  Gorki Žuvela,   Leonida Kovač MSc, Vesna Mažuran Subotić,  Dr Ivo Šimat Banov, Mirjana Vodopija
Authorial conceptions of Iva Körbler, Vesna Mažuran Subotić, Dalibor Prančević, Janka Vukmir
Independent exhibition of 7th Triennial Prize-winner concept by Lida Roje Depolo.
Exhibitions: exhibition of juried works, solo exhibition of Ines Krasić, exhibitions of the four authorial conceptions
Prize-winners: Grand Prix – Viktor Popović; 3 equal prizes went to Vlasta Žanić, Goran Petercol and Kristian Kožul;  Execution prize to Academician Marija Ujević Galetović (mounting sculpture in public space/jointly financed by ESB Bank)
Texts written by Ariana Kralj, Lida Roje Depolo,  Dr Ivo Šimat Banov, Vesna Mažuran Subotić, Janka Vukmir, Iva Körbler, Dalibor Prančević
Visual display by Mario Beusan
Catalogue, poster and invitation design by Viktor Popović
Photography by Fedor Vučemilović
Dates: July 17 – September 19 2003
Sculpture Park, Gallery I, Gallery II, Gallery III, Gallery IV, and the permanent display area of the Collection of 19th and 20th century Sculpture (ca 2,200 square metres)

Fennia Prize 03 – Good Design is Spreading Round the World
The exhibition presents prize-winning works from the area of design in 2003 from the international competition of the Finnish Design Forum.  The exhibition was shown in Helsinki, Berlin, Budapest, Zagreb and Dubai.
Zagreb exhibition organised by the Embassy of the Republic of Finland
Dates: October 7 – 26, 2003

Croatian Design 03 – Graphic and Product Design, Design in the Electronic Media, Illustrations in Graphic Design
An exhibition produced by the Croatian Designers Association
Dates: October 21 to November 15 2003

Marina Orlić: Maritime Museum – Ceramo-Sculpture
Text written by Marina Baričević
Visual display by Marina Orlić
Dates: October 25 – November 14 2003

Vera Dajht Kralj, Sculpture: A Retrospective Exhibition
Text written by Elena Cvetkova
Visual display by Mario Beusan
Dates: November 25 – December 14, 2003

Architecture – Three Years of Production: Exhibition of the 38th Zagreb Salon
A project of the Association of Croatian Architects and the Association of Architects of Zagreb
Selector and author of the display: the Italian architect Stefano Boeria
Theme units: Public Space, Commercial, Conceptual, Collective Buildings, Housing, Urban Design, Interior Design, Internet competition on the topic Borders: The Other Side of Globalisation
Visual design by Darko Fritz
Dates: November 27 – December 27, 2003

Stjepan Planić – Architect: A Retrospective Exhibition
In collaboration with the Institute for the History of Art, Zagreb
Foreword:  Dr. Radovan Ivančević; review text, select bibliography, biography by Dr Darja Radović Mahečić; list of projects by Ivana Haničar.
Exhibition concept by Dr Darja Radović Mahečić and Ivan Haničar
Photographs by Damir Fabijanić; reproduction photography by Jovan Kliska, Milan Drmić, Miljenko Gregl
Models by Miroslav Lazić
Special help in processing the material supplied by Marinka Frunk, Martina Petrinović, Nada Skotak
Dates: December 20, 2003 – January 20, 2004

Heureka – Creative Multi-Media Workshop on the topic of Communication
A project of the Children’s Museum
Conception and realisation by Irena Sertić
Dates: January 23 – February 21, 2003

Bon Appetit – Educational Exhibition Marking International Museum Day
A joint thematic project of museum educators of the city of Zagreb to mark International Museum Day; the sculpture of Mila Wood The Cook from the holdings of the Glyptotheque
Selection and text written by Lida Roje Depolo
Dates: April 14 – May 15, 2003

2003. Art Workshops

Children’s Art Workshop, of J. J. Strossmayer E. S. Zagreb
Run by I. Biočić-Mandić
Dates: summer 2003

2003. Publication activity

Dubravka Rakoci: "Gliptoteka", written by Tribuson, G.

VIII. trijenale hrvatskog kiparstva

Marina Orlić: Muzej Maritima, written by Baričević, M.

Vera Dajht-Kralj: Retrospektiva, written by Cvetkova, E.

Stjepan Planić - iz arhive arhitekta, written by Ivančević, Dr R.; Mahečić Radovčić D.

Juraj Dobrović: Prostorne konstrukcije – reljefi – slike 1962-2002., written by Župan, I.