2007. Exhibitions

José de Guimares; Objects and prints
Organised by the Portuguese Embassy in Zagreb
Text by: Pierre Restany
Set up: Mario Beusan
Dates: January 22 – February 11 2007
Gallery II

84th Art Directors Club New York
(84th Annual Awards)
Organised by: VIZUM
Dates: January 18-31, 2007
Gallery III

Antonija Šimrak Balić: Mandala
Organised by the Croatian Academy Glyptotheque
Catalogue essay by: Vesna Mažuran Subotić
Set up: Vesna Mažuran Subotić, Antonija Šimrak Balić
Dates: January 25 to February 11 2007
Gallery I
exhibition photos

Neven Bilić: Sculptures and Objects
Organised by: Croatian Academy Glyptotheque
Catalogue text: Lida Roje Depolo
Set up: Lida Roje Depolo and Neven Bilić
Date: February 20 – March 9 2007
Gallery I

Sacred Legacy. Edward Curtis and the Northamerican Indian
Organised by: American Embassy in Zagreb and Croatian Academy Glyptotheque
Date: February 21 – March 11 2007
Gallery  II


Unknown in Known: Kerdić, Matijević, Bernfest
Organised by: Croatian Academy Glyptotheque
Catalogue text: Vesna Mažuran Subotić
Set up: Mario Beusan
Date: March 8 – April 29, 2007
Permanent display of Collection of Medalls and Plaquetts

Conscious, Simple -  Consciously Simple  / The Emergence of  an Alternative Product Culture
Organised by: IFA, Goethe – Institut Kroatien,Croatian Academy Glyptotheque
Catalogue text: Volker Albus, Lucius Burckhardt, Michael Erlhoff, Rolf Kreibich,
Axel Kufus, Nils Holger Moormann, Dagmar Steffen, Frank Werner)
Set up: Volker Albus, Markus Bach, Monika Wall
Date: April 2 –29, 2007
Gallery I

Essl Award for central/southeast Europe 2007
Organised by:  Essl Museum, ALU Zagreb
Nominees for the Essl Award: Rene Barach-Krištofić, Snježana Ban, Miran Blažek, Ida Balžičko, Zdravko Horvat, Nina Kurtela, Tonka Maleković, Margareta Milačić, Maja Rožman, Zlatan Vehabović
Winners: Tonka Maleković (first prize), Zlatan Vehabović (second prize), Nina Kurtela (special prize)
Date: April 10 – May 1, 2007
Gallery III, IV

Surprise – Educational Exhibition to mark International Museum Day
Set up: Lida Roje Depolo
Date: April 18 – May 18, 2007

Šime Perić: „Sculpture 1984.-2007.“
Organized by: Croatian Academy Glyptotheke
Catalogue text by: Mladenka Šolman
Set up: Mladenka Šolman
Dates:  May 10 – June 3 2007.
Gallery I

Flashes of avant-garde in the croatian art of the first half of the 20th century
Organized by:  Museum of Contemporary  Art Zagreb
Catalogue text: Jadranka Vinterhalter
Set up: Oleg Hržić
Date: May 17 – June 14, 2007.
Gallery II, III

A screening of films in the context of the exhibition Breakthroughs of the avant-garde in the Croatian art of the first half of the 20th century, devised by Dunja Blažević, art critic and director of the Contemporary Art Institute in Sarajevo.
1. Art of the 1920s – Zenithism, Dadaism and Constructivism, 1983, 90’
2. Max Bill, 1987, 37' 51''

02.06.2007.
A roundtable on the topic of the Historical Avant-gardes
The exhibition is accompanied by a well developed educational programme of guided tours, lectures and art workshops.

Exhibition of children's artworks on the topic of Croatian souvenirs
Project organised by Croatian Television – children's educational programme Nulti sat
Programme edited by Ksenija Burcar
Set up by Marko Gašparić and Snježana Ivčić
Live transmission: June 29, 2007
Dates: June 29 – July 7, 2007

An Ante Kuduz Retrospective Exhibition: '50, '60, '70, '80, '90, '00
Project organised by HDLU – Croatian Artists Association, Croatian film clubs' association, Croatian Academy Glyptotheque
Catalogue essay written by Tonko Maroević
Dates: July 12 – August 19, 2007
Gallery I,II, III, IV

An exhibition of photographs by Damir Fabijanic: Life All-Inclusive
(marking the 20th anniversary of his work in art)

Organiser of the project: Croatian Academy Glyptotheque, Open Society Institute Mental Health Initiative, Association for the Promotion of Inclusion
Texts written by: Ariana Kralj, Judith Klein, Damir Fabijanic
Set up: Damir Fabijanic
Dates: September 10 - September 28, 2007

Marijana Tadić: <The Bounty of Light>
Organiser of the project: Croatian Academy Glyptotheque, Australian Embassy Zagreb
Texts written by: Miroslav Mićanović, Wendy Walker
Dates: September 22 - October 14, 2007
Gallery I

Zlatko Kopljar: K 12
Organised by the Croatian Academy Glyptotheque
Catalogue essay by: Miško Šuvaković
Set up: Zlatko Kopljar
Dates: October 12-24  2007
Gallery IV


Oskar Herman: Drawings
(From the collection of drawings of Croatian artists of the 20th century of the Croatian Academy Glyptotheque)
Organised by the Croatian Academy Glyptotheque
Catalogue essay by: Lida Roje Depolo
Set up: Mario Beusan
Dates: October 10-28  2007
Gallery II

Exhibition of the Awarded students (1997.-2007.) 5+
( For the 100. anniversary of the Academy of Fine Arts University of Zagreb)
Organised by the Academy of Fine Arts University of Zagreb
Catalogue essay by: Slavomir Drinković, Ive Šimat Banov, Žarko Paić, Leila Topić, Tajana Vrhovec Škalamera
Set up: Leila Topić
Dates: October 18 - November 08  2007
Gallery I, III

Heda Rušec: Glass
Organised by the Croatian Academy Glyptotheque
Catalogue essay by: Vesna Mažuran Subotić, Vladimir Maleković, Ernest Fišer
Set up: Vesna Mažuran Subotić, Heda Rušec
Dates: October 27 -  November 09  2007
Gallery IV

Retrospective of the Fashion Photography
(Exhibiton for the 5. birthday of the Elle magazine)
Photographs: Barry Elkins, Marko Grubišić, Mare Milin,  Andrew Soule, Boris Poljičanin
Sandra Vitaljić, Andrija Zelmanović
Dates: October 20-27,  2007
Permanent display of the Antique Collection

The Design Observeur
Organised by the French Institute in Zagreb, Agency for the Promotion of Industrial Creation in France  (A.P.C.I.) and by the Croatian Academy Glyptotheque
Dates: November 14 – December 05, 2007
Gallery I

Vaniština poputbina
Organised by: EPH ART and  Croatian Academy Glyptotheque
Catalogue text: akademik Tonko Maroević, Ružica Pepelko, Ninoslav Pavić
Set up: Mario Beusan
Dates: November 24 – December  31, 2007
Gallery II, III

Boris Bućan: «EVO - VAM»
Organised by: Graphic Art Cabinet of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts
Catalogue text:  Margareta Šimat Banov
Dates: December 10 – 31, 2007
Gallery I

2007. Launches and concerts

The concert of the violinist player Anamarija Milić
Croatian Young Musicians
Date: April 17, 2007

The concert of the  young Slovenian  musicians - Trio Klavilina
Croatian Young Musicians
Date: May 14, 2007

Launch of the fine arts monograph Ratko Petrić
Published by: Academy of Fine Arts University of Zagreb
Authors: Ive Šimat Banov, Branka Hlevnjak, Ivica Župan, Darko Bavoljak
Date and time: October 03, 2007


Launch of the  monograph by Davorin Vujčić: Josip Poljan
Published by: Art Tresor Naklada
The monograph will be presented by Željka Čorak and Mirko Jozić
Date: October 24, 2007

2007. Publication activity

José de Guimarães: Objekti i grafike,
Embassy of Portugal and Croatian Academy Glyptotheque,
Zagreb (written by Restany, P.)

Antonija Balić: Mandala
(written by Mažuran Subotić, V.)

Nepoznato u poznatom: Kerdić, Matijević, Bernfest
(From the Collection of Medals and Plaquettes of the Croatian Academy Glyptotheque)
(written by Mažuran Subotić, V.)

Neven Bilić: Skulpture i objekti (written by Roje Depolo, L.)

Svjesno, jednostavno  stvaranje alternativne kulture proizvoda,
Goethe – Institut Kroatien and Croatian Academy Glyptotheque, Zagreb
(written by: Volker Albus, Lucius Burckhardt, Michael Erlhoff, Rolf Kreibich,
Axel Kufus, Nils Holger Moormann, Dagmar Steffen, Frank Werner)

Šime Perić: Sculpture 1984 – 2007
(text by Mladenka Šolman)

Monuments and Fountains in the City of Zagreb
Published by the Croatian Academy Glyptotheque and the Zagreb Municipal Authority, Municipal Institute for the Protection of Monuments of Culture and Nature
On behalf of the publisher: Academician Slavko Cvetnić (principal secretary), Doris Kažimir
Editor in chief: Academician Ivan Kožarić
Referee: Academician Ante Vulin
Editors and project leaders:  Doris Kažimir (head of the Municipal Institute for the Protection of Monuments of Culture and Nature), Ariana Kralj (director, Croatian Academy Glyptotheque)
Associates and writers:
Božena Kličinović – Croatian Academy Glyptotheque 
Darija Alujević, Andreja Der-Hazarijan  Vukić, Jasenka Ferber Bogdan –  Croatian Academy Fine Arts Archives 
Ana Vranić – Zagreb Municipal Authority, Municipal Institute for the Protection of Monuments of Culture and Nature
Photographs: Goran Vranić
Design: Dubravka Rakoci
Zagreb possesses 630 registered monuments and fountains, divided into the groups: Monuments and Sculptures, Urban Actions, Fountains, Memorials  and Historical Markers.
Works by 180 artists are represented.

Oskar Herman: Crteži
(From the collection of drawings of Croatian artists of the 20th century of the Croatian Academy Glyptotheque)
Written by Roje Depolo, L.


2007. Lectures

The Exploit of Captain Ivo Visin (lecture of Dr M. Pasinović from Kotor on the occasion of the second centenary of the birth of Ivo Visin)
Organised by the Croatian Fraternity Bokelj Marine 809, Zagreb
Date: January 11, 2007

Lecture of Marijana Tadić: <Ways of planning urban projects in Australia>
Dates: September 24, 2007


2007. Events

To mark the occasion of Cultural Diversity Day, May 21, 2007
Project organised by the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Croatia, the Croatian Commission for UNESCO

May 18, 2007 – the Poskočica Dance Workshop / workshop leader: Vido Bagur
Vido Bagur is a professional associate and leader of several Croatian traditional arts festivals, and works as choreographer, lecturer and dance teacher. He has spread his knowledge beyond the borders of Croatia by lecturing in many European dance schools, seminars and workshops.

May 19 – the Flamenco Dance Workshop / workshop leader: Maria Conte
Maria Conte is an instructor in flamenco, a danger, choreographer, the founder of the Flame and Fury flamenco ensemble and the co-founder of the Flamenco Puro ensemble. She was born in Seville, where since childhood she has studied and danced flamenco, today being known as an outstanding teacher and dancer, conveying her skills and experience to amateur and professional dance and music groups.

May 20, 2007: Concert by Marie Conte, Alberto Guillen, Marta Garcia

15in  Years of the Inner Wheel Club Zagreb (1992-2007.)
Date: June 2, 2007

Launch of the fine arts monograph Marija Ujević Galetović
Published by: Art magazin Kontura, Croatian Academy Glyptotheque
The monograph will be presented by Marija Ujević Galetović and Ive Šimat Banov.
Date and time: June 4, 2007, at 7.00 p.m.

Launch of the publication «Made in Bunch – Chapter 2»
Organized by: Kapulica Studio
Dates: June 12, 2007
Gallery IV

The Zagreb Town-Planning Institute celebrating 50 years
Launch of the Monography The Zagreb Town-Planning Institute 50 years
Organized by: The Zagreb Town-Planning Institute
Date: June 14, 2007
Gallery I

Launch of and introduction to the Guide to the Monuments and Fountains in the City of Zagreb
This is a project of the Croatian Academy Glyptotheque, Croatian Academy Fine Arts Archives and the Zagreb Municipal Authority, Municipal Institute for the Protection of Monuments of Culture and Nature.
Date: June 20, 2007
Sculpture Park

Recital of Indian traditional music
Project organised by International Folklore Festival, 2007
Date: July 20, 2007

VII. European Congress of the Urologists
Date: October 26, 2007

Dancecity /Danceworld
Organised by: Liberdance (Rajko Pavlić)
Date: November 06, 2007



Two sculptures of the Ivan Meštrović (Timor Dei, The Passion) are borrrowed for the exhibition Garibaldi. Il mito, Palazzo Ducale, Genova
Dates: November 16, 2007 – February 02, 2008



Launch of the publication by Dunja Fališevac: «Dubrovnik: an open and closed city: studies of Dubrovnik literary culture»
Published by: Naklada Ljevak
Publication presented by: Davor Dukić, Zoran Kravar, Dunja Fališevac and Nives Tomaševič
Date: November 29, 2007
Gallery I

Charity lunch for the renovation of the old gazebo in Medvenova Draga, Žumberak
Organised by: Club «KORA»
Date: December 5, 2007
Gallery I

Presentatin of Croatia of the World EXPO  2008. in Zaragoza and Crotian participation in China 2010.
Organised by: Croatian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration
Date: December 7, 2007
Gallery I