Past exhibitions

Iris Lobaš Kukavičić – Where do we come from? What are we? Where are we going to?

Cycle: Art in front of the Art Pavilion
Duration: March 22 – March 26, 2022

Tin Dožić: Wanderlust

Tin Dožić: Wanderlust The last exhibition in the Second Perspective cycle takes us outside the Pavilion space. As the name suggests, she is motivated by a desire to wander; it is a Croatian translation of the original German term Wanderlust. Tin Dožić's network project has been running under this name for some time. The project [...]

Zagreb, the City of Female Artists / Zagabria, la città delle artiste

Zagreb, the City of Female Artists / Zagabria, la città delle artiste EXIBITION DESCRIPTION CIVICO MUSEO REVOLTELLA Galleria d’Arte Moderna Trieste, Italy October 1, 2021 – December 12, 2021 The Art Pavilion in Zagreb is collaborating for the first time with the Civico Museo Revoltella, Galleria d’Arte Moderna by presenting the exhibition Zagreb, the City [...]

The Cycle: Art in front of the Art Pavilion Neven Bilić: The Big Muntius

The Cycle: Art in front of the Art Pavilion Neven Bilić: The Big Muntius EXIBITION DESCRIPTION   If we categorise “the Big Muntius” as an ambiental installation, the scene might perhaps recall the Sleeping Beauty fairy tale and the wall of briars that prevents entry into the castle, in this case, the Art Pavilion. In [...]

The Cycle: Art in front of the Art Pavilion – Kažimir Hraste : 1901 – 1907

July 20 – September 12, 2021 The new exhibition in the cycle Art in front of the Art Pavilion is open on July 20, 2021 with the work of a renowned Croatian sculptor Kažimir Hraste. Hraste is an artist inspired by the joy of life and his works are characterized by the dialogue between tradition [...]

The Cycle: Art in front of the Art Pavilion – Tihomir Matijević: Ordnung

March 8th - April 25th, 2021 The past year faced us with multiple challenges. Compounding the unprecedented global epidemiological situation, an earthquake hit Zagreb in March, inflicting major damage on the Art Pavilion and, temporarily at least, making it infeasible for the institution to put on its regular exhibition programme. The newly arising circumstances gave [...]

Lovro Artuković – Deceleration / Museum of Modern Art Dubrovnik

December 10, 2020 - February 28th, 2021 - Museum of  Modern Art Dubrovnik November 5, 2020 till November 29, 2020 - Modern Gallery, Zagreb Organizers: The Art Pavilion in Zagreb and Museum of Modern Art Dubrovnik In association with the Modern Gallery, Zagreb Expert conception, selection of works, catalogue essay: Leonida Kovač The Art Pavilion [...]

The Croatian Adriatic in the painting of domestic and foreign artists since the 18th century – POSTPONED

May 5th - July 12th 2020 POSTPONED DUE TO EARTHQUAKE DAMAGES OF THE BUILDING For the months of May, June and July, 2020, the Art Pavilion in Zagreb is preparing a major exhibition devoted to the Adriatic Sea.  This is the first exhibition since the Republic of Croatia achieved independence devoted to the Adriatic Sea, [...]

Zagreb, the City of Female Artists / Works of Croatian female artists from the late 19th to the 21st Century

February 6th - April, 12, 2020 The Art Pavilion in Zagreb is starting its exhibition season with the show Zagreb, City of female Artists. The exhibition is being specially put on to mark the Croatian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, and also in honour of Zagreb, capital of the Republic of Croatia, [...]

ALEXANDER CALDER – The Magic of a Sculptural Movement

September 27, 2019 – January 5, 2020 This year, as part of the cycle of exhibitions Greatest Sculptors of the 20th Century, started in the Art Pavilion in Zagreb with an exhibition of Joan Miró, continued in 2015 with a retrospective exhibition of French sculptor Auguste Rodin and after that with a show featuring Switzerland’s [...]

BOJAN ŠUMONJA – Omnibus / collective exhibition of a single author

July 19 – September 1, 2019 The Art Pavilion in Zagreb some ten years back launched a series called “Environmental exhibitions of contemporary Croatian artists for the Art Pavilion”. This is a series that has won plaudits from the discipline and the general public alike, and has proved itself an excellent framework for the presentation […]

Let Them Eat Cake?

May 23 – July 7, 2019 The exhibition Let Them Eat Cake? presents works with the motif of food that Croatian artists have created from the beginnings of Modern to the present day. The exhibition covers works from the second half of the 19th century to the present days. Along with the exhibition a comprehensive […]

DUŠAN DŽAMONJA – Fifties / Sixties

Apr 5, – May 5, 2019   The selection of works of Dušan Džamonja produced in the 1950s, to which are added a few years before and a few years after the focal period, is a reminder of a period that is interesting not only as the beginning of the career of a charismatic artist […]

THE KURJAK COLLECTION – from the Private Collections in a Public Institutions Series

Jan 30,  2019. - March 17, 2019 THE KURJAK COLLECTION FROM THE PRIVATE COLLECTIONS IN A PUBLIC INSTITUTION SERIES Jan 30, 2019. - Mar 17, 2019. The Collection of Dr Asim Kurjak We might suppose that the collection of Dr Kurjak, in the true sense of the word, started to grow, develop and be supplemented [...]

Vlaho Bukovac and Alexandre Cabanel – A Historic Encounter of Pupil and Teacher

Exhibition title: "VLAHO BUKOVAC AND ALEXANDRE CABANEL - A Historic Encouter of Pupil and Teacher" Date: October, 3 2018 - January 6, 2019   The Art Pavilion in Zagreb is the oldest visual arts institution in SE Europe, having a 120-year-long continuity of organising exhibitions. The gallery was founded in 1898, and thus this year is celebrating [...]

ZLATAN VEHABOVIĆ – Dark White Earth

Exhibition title: ZLATAN VEHABOVIĆ : Dark White Earth Date: July 20, 2018 –  September 2, 2018 In October 2016 Zlatan Vehabović, one of the very best contemporary Croatian painters of the younger generation, took part in a yachting expedition the route of which extended into the last unfrozen region of the polar Arctic Sea off the coast […]

KSENIJA TURČIĆ : Kaleidoscope – from the series of environmental exhibitions of contemporary Croatian artsists for the Art Pavilion

Exhibition title: KSENIJA TURČIĆ : KALEIDOSCOPE -  from the series of environmental exhibitions of contemporary Croatian artists for the Art Pavilion Date: 5 Jun 2018 - 1 Jul 2018 Some ten years back, the Art Pavilion launched a series of site-specific exhibitions by contemporary Croatian artists meant for the space of the Art Pavilion. The whole series and [...]

JOSÉ CURA – Life Throught the Lens of the Famous Tenor

Exhibition Title: JOSÉ CURA - Life Throught the Lens of the Famous Tenor Date: July 7, 2018 - July 15, 2018 In celebration of the 120th anniversary of the Art Pavilion in 2018, the famed Argentinian tenor of world renown José Cura will give a concert in Zagreb on Tomislavov trg.  The concert will be dedicated [...]

EMANUEL VIDOVIĆ (1870 – 1953)

Exhibition title: “EMANUEL VIDOVIĆ – 1870 – 1953” Duration: 24 Mar 2018 – 13 May 2018 Emanuel Vidović was born in Split, December 1870, and died in Split, June 1, 1953. He was the first child born to the Split family of Ivan Vidović and his wife Paškva, née Grubić, of Solin. After the death of his […]

The Art Journey : 120 Years – Artist – Works

Exhibition Title: „The Art Journey : 120 Years / Artists / Works“ Date: February 3, 2018 - March 4, 2018 At the end of 1898, thanks to the initiative of a group of Croatian painters and sculptors headed by Vlaho Bukovac and Robert Frangeš-Mihanović, the Croatian Salon exhibition declared open, and the work of the Art [...]

The Passion of Creation – Masterpieces from the Collection of the Foundation Maeght

Exhibition title: The Passion of Creation - Masterpieces from the Collection of the Fondation Maeght Duration: 5 Oct 2017 - 14 Jan 2018 After the great international exhibitions held in the recent years – Joan Miró in 2014, Auguste Rodin in 2015 and Alberto Giacometti in 2016 – the Art Pavilion in Zagreb has prepared another [...]

STAHOV : Sculptures

Exhibition title:  STAHOV : Sculptures Duration: 2 Aug 2017 - 17 Sep 2017 Ljubomir Stahov (1944) is without any doubt one of the most intriguing Croatian artists, one whose prolific and versatile oeuvre has been critically highly valued. This observation is confirmed throughout his work in every one of the visual media in which he has [...]

Forest

Exhibition title:   Forest   Duration: 20 May 2017 - 16 July 2017 From the Nature Series (forest, water, earth, sea) Co-organizer Sponsors Media sponsorship Season Sponsorship Friend of Art Official transportation The catalogue has been financially supported by: Nature is a self-created storehouse of wealth, which provides man with its many resources.  Croatia has [...]

Hommage à Miljenko Stančić: monographic exhibition – marking the 90th anniversary of birth and 40th anniversary of death

Exhibition title:  Hommage à Miljenko Stančić: monographic exhibition - marking the 90th anniversary of birth and 40th anniversary of death Duration: 18 Mar 2017 - 7 May 2017 In cooperation with the Varaždin City Museum, the Art Pavilion in Zagreb has prepared an exhibition of the great Croatian painter Miljenko Stančić, a monographic exhibition organized [...]

The Roglić Collection

Exhibition title:  The Roglić Collection Duration: 25 January 2017 - 5 March 2017 Cycle: Private Collections in a Public Institution  If there is something in the origins of the Roglić Collection that avoids all the stereotypes, then it is not in the pretty picture or statuette that a husband bestows on his young bride – [...]

ALBERTO GIACOMETTI – sculpture, drawings, lithographs “Portraits of the Present”

Exhibition title: ALBERTO GIACOMETTI - sculpture, drawings, lithographs “Portraits of the Present” Duration: 20 Sep 2016 - 8 Jan 2017 Within the series “The greatest sculptors of the 20th century”, after a brilliant exhibition of Miró, and Rodin, the Art Pavilion will present a great virtuoso sculpture - Alberto Giacometti (1901 – 1966) in the [...]

NADA OREL – Retrospective (postponed)

Exhibition title:  NADA OREL - Retrospective  (postponed) Duration: 16/07/2016 - 28/08/2016 In the history of Croatian contemporary art the name of Nada Orel (1939) is inscribed - photographer, sculptor, multimedia artist ... in a word, outstanding personality.  Despite that Nada Orel never held a retrospective exhibition, due to an incredible life circumstances did not, in [...]

Regards from Zagreb!

Exhibition title:  Regards from Zagreb! Duration: 9 July 2016 - 21 Aug 2016 Zagreb through films, photographs and postcards in the period from 1891 to 1927 The golden period of printed postcards and analog photography is behind us, the desire for recording larger than ever. In this contemporary, chaotic visual kaleidoscope, classic postcards, photographs and motion [...]

IVO DULČIĆ (1916 – 1975) : Ivo Dučić´s Mediterranean – the centenary of birth

Exhibition name: IVO DULČIĆ (1916 - 1975) : Ivo Dučić´s Mediterranean - the centenary of birth Dates: 3 May 2016 - 26 June 2016 One hundred birthday anniversary of painter Ivo Dulčić offers opportunity, but also creates an obligation to present him once again comprehensively in the city of his artistic education and  work activities. Commemorative [...]

Dalibor Martinis: Request_reply.DM/2077

Exhibition title: Dalibor Martinis: Request_reply.DM/2077 Duration: 18 Mar 2016 - 17 Apr 2016 Cycle of the site specific exhibition Fans of media art as well as a wider audience unusually praise recent series of projects by  Dalibor Martinis unified under the name “Data Recovery”. The most famous and award-winning performance for the cameras, “Dalibor Martinis_2016 interviews [...]

Masterpieces of the Hanžeković Collection

Exhibition title:  Masterpieces of the Hanžeković Collection Duration: 30 Jan 2016 - 6 Mar 2016 Cycle: Private Collections in a Public Institution Caring for the private collections of works of art, collected by individuals, is one of the important forms of heritage care. A rare chance to encounter the works that are stored in private [...]

The Pavle Beljanski Memorial Collection: Gems of Modern Art

Exhibition title:  The Pavle Beljanski Memorial Collection: Gems of Modern Art Duration: 19 Nov 2015 - 10 Jan 2016 (17 Jan 2016)  The Pavle Beljanski Memorial Collection: Gems of Modern Art (Novi Sad) is an exhibition that has been in preparation for the past two years by two Croatian museums - the Modern Gallery in [...]

ZOLTAN NOVAK : Illusion Control

Exhibition title:  ZOLTAN NOVAK : Illusion Control Duration: 14 Oct 2015 - 8 Nov 2015 Ilussion Control Continuing the specific art projects cycle of best works of contemporary art production by leading Croatian middle and younger generation artists, from October 14th to November 8th 2015 we present recent works by painter Zoltan Novak at the Art [...]

Rodin in Meštrović´s Zagreb

Exhibition title:  Rodin in Meštrović´s Zagreb Duration: 5 May 2015 - 20 Sep 2015 The exhibition Rodin in Meštrović’s Zagreb is open in the Art Pavilion on May 5, 2015. This is an exhibition at which the famed sculptor Auguste Rodin (1840-1917) is presented with some ninety works, among which are the most emblematic, like the [...]

The Vugrinec collection – Masterpeices of Croatian Modernism

Exhibition title: The Vugrinec Collection - Masterpeices of Croatian Modernism Duration: 26 Feb 2015 - 12 Apr 2015 We are starting a new series of exhibitions in the Art Pavilion in Zagreb, brought together under the common title Private Collections in a Public Institution, with the presentation of one of the most attractive private collections of Croatian [...]

JOAN MIRÓ – Masterpieces from The Maeght Foundation

Exhibition title: JOAN MIRÓ – MASTERPIECES FROM THE MAEGHT FOUNDATION Duration: 2 Oct 2014 - 8 Feb 2015 CURATED BY Olivier Kaeppelin and Jasminka Poklečki Stošić An exhibition Joan Miró – Masterpieces from the Foundation Maeght will, for the first time, not only in Croatia but in the whole of this part of SE Europe, present [...]

The Unknown Zagreb of Marija Braut

Exhibition title:  The Unknown Zagreb of Marija Braut  Duration: 26 Jul  2014 - 7 Sep 2014 Exhibition devised and curated by Jasminka Poklečki Stošić Authors of the exhibition and exhibition design Sanja Bachrach Krištofić Mario Krištofic Coauthor of the exhibition  Tonko Maroević Selection of photographs Sanja Bachrach Krištofić Marija Braut Mario Krištofic Tonko Maroević Jasminka [...]

IVAN MARUŠIĆ KLIF: Between_frequencies_2

Exhibition title: IVAN MARUŠIĆ KLIF: Between_frequencies_2 Duration: 17 Jun 2014 - 6 Jul 2014  IVAN MARUŠIĆ KLIF: BETWEEN FREQUENCIES 2 A MULTIMEDIA AUDIO-VISUAL INSTALLATION Leader and curator of the exhibition project: Radovan Vuković, senior curator of the Art Pavilion. The exhibition of Ivan Marušić Klif (born 1969) is one of a series of environmental site-specific [...]

IVO PERVAN: Zagreb through the Lens of Ivo Pervan

Exhibition title:  IVO PERVAN: Zagreb through the Lens of Ivo Pervan Duration: 30 May 2014 - 8 Jun 2014 Exhibition of photographies taken in city of Zagreb by photographer Ivo Pervan. ivopervan.hr   Možete pogledati više o izložbi Iz medija

NASTA ROJC – La retrospective critique

Exhibition title:  NASTA ROJC - La retrospective critique Duration: 15 Apr 2014 - 1 Jun 2014 NASTA ROJC – LA RETROSPECTIVE CRITIQUE Même si aujourd'hui, au vingt et unième siècle, la question du genre dans la peinture ou bien toute autre discipline visuelle, n’est plus d’actualité, il y a une centaine d'années, cette même question était [...]

KATA MIJATOVIĆ: Between the Sky and the Earth

Exhibition title: KATA MIJATOVIĆ: Between the Sky and the Earth Duration: 7 Mar 2014 – 23 Mar 2014 CROATIAN PAVILJON FROM VENICE IN UMJETNIČKI PAVILJON IN ZAGREB The project Between the Sky and the Earth represented Republic of Croatia at the 55th International Art Exhibition La Biennale di Venezia. The concept of the project includes the [...]