Mangelos


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MANGELOS (1921 - 1987)

BIOGRAPHY

1921 Born in Šid, Serbia and Montenegro
1987 Died in Zagreb, Croatia

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017
• Galerie Frank Elbaz, Dallas, Texas. Mangelos, Julije Knifer. (two artist exhibition) (9 September – 28 October)

2016
• Peter Freeman, Inc. New York, United States. Mangelos: a retrospective of exhibitions, 1972-1981.
(14 April – 28 May)
• Gallery Martin Janda, Vienna, Austria. Mangelos: Manifestos, Thesis, Projects, and Notes. (10 March– 16 April)

2014
• Aanant & Zoo, Berlin, Germany. Mangelos Documenta. (20 September– 8 November)
• Galerie St. Etienne, New York, United States. Ilija/Mangelos: Father & Son, Inside & Out.
(22 April – 3 July 2014)

2013
• Galerie Frank Elbaz, Paris, France. Mangelos: Miroirs noirs. (9 November 2013 – 11 January 2014)

2012
• Peter Freeman Inc., New York, United States. Pythagoras. (12 April - 25 May)

2005
• Peter Freeman, Inc., New York, United States. Mangelos: Les lettres et les mots. (28 April - 30 July)

2003
• Museu de Arte Contemporanea de Serralves, Porto, Portugal. Mangelos nos. 1 to 9 ½. (9 May - 31 August). Exhibition travelled: Neue Galerie am Landesmuseum Joanneum, Graz, Austria (10 October - 26 November); Fundacio Antoni Tapies, Barcelona, Spain (27 February - 2 May 2004); Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany (25 May - 19 September 2004).

2001
• The Drawing Room, Berlin, Germany. Les paysages des mots.

1999
• Mala galerija - Moderna galerija (Museum of Modern Art), Ljubljana, Slovenia. Teze ali manifesti /Theses or Manifestos. (2 February - 16 March)

1998
• A/D Gallery, New York, United States. Dimitrije Bašievi Mangelos. (25 March -16 May). Exhibition travelled: D’Offay Gallery, London, England (26 June - 30 July).

1997
• Galerie Rainer Borgemeister, Berlin, Germany. a b c. (30 August - 4 October)

1993
• Opus Operand, Ghent, Belgium. Mangelos Books. (6 March - 9 April)

1990
• Muzej suvremene umjetnosti (Museum of Contemporary Art), Zagreb, Croatia.Dimitrije Bašicevic Mangelos.
(14 June - 8 September). Exhibition travelled: Mestna galerija, Ljubljana, Slovenia (2-20 December)

1988
• Galerija PM, Zagreb, Croatia. Mangelos – Painting.

1986
• Galerija Sebastian, Belgrade, Serbia. Mangelos. (5 - 30 June)
• Izlozbeni salon Doma Jna, Zagreb, Croatia. Mangelos. (7 - 28 October)

1981
• Galerija PM, Zagreb, Croatia. Mangelos no. 1-9 - Retrospective.

1979
• Galerija Dubrava, Zagreb, Croatia, Mangelos no. 9 - Energy.

1978
• Podroom, Zagreb, Croatia. Mangelos no.9 - Shid Theory.
• Atelier Tošo Dabac, Zagreb, Croatia. Manifesti (Manifestos).

1972
• Tribina mladih, Novi Sad, Serbia. Picasso Phenomenon.


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018
• The Warehouse, Dallas. Doubles, Dobros, Pliegues, Pares, Twins, Mitades. Curated by • •
• Rodrigo Moura (10 July 2017 – 14 April 2018)
Museum of Arts and Crafts, Zagreb. Sixties in Croatia - Myth & Reality
(26 April - 30 September)
• Musée Picasso, Paris. Guernica (27 March 2017 – 29 July 2018)
• Serralves Museum, Portugal. Serralves Collection: 1960 – 1980 (8 May – 28 January)

2017
• Gallery Miroslav Kraljevic, Zagreb, Croatia. Shakespeare Among Us (14 November - 9 December, 2017)
• Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Vaduz, Liechtenstein. Gorgona. (9 June – 3 September)
• Serralves Museum, Porto, Portugal. Serralves Collection: 1960 – 1980. (8 May 2017 – 28 January 2018)
• The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow. Facing the Future: Art in Europe 1945- 1968.
(7 March – 28 May)

2016
• Zagreb, Croatia. My Sweet Little Lamb (Everything we see could also be otherwise): Episode one, curated by What, How & for Whom/WHW in collaboration with Kathrin Rhomberg. (4 November– 10 December)

2015
• Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York, United States. Knifer, Mangelos, Vanista. (8 September – 3 October)
• Museum of Modern Art, New York, United States. Transmissions: Art in Eastern Europe & Latin America, 1960-1980. (5 September 2015 – 3 January 2016)

2014
• Carré d’Art Musée d’Art Contemporain, Nîmes, France. Personal Cuts. (16 October 2014 - 11 January 2015)

2013
• Galerie Frank Elbaz, Paris, France. Miroirs Noirs. (9 November 2013 – 11 January 2014)
• Estonian Museum of Art, Tallinn, Estonia. The Desire for Freedom. Art in Europe since 1945.
(29 June - 3 November)

2012
• Museu Serralves, Porto, Portugal. FIRST AVENUE: ONE-WAY STREET.
(1 November 2012 - 28 February 2013)
• Deutsches Historisches Museum, Berlin, Germany. The Desire for Freedom. Art in Europe since 1945. (17 October 2012 – 10 February 2013). Exhibition travelled: Palazzo Reale, Milan, Italy (15 March – 2 June 2013); Estonian Museum of Art, Tallinn, Estonia (21 or 29 June September 2013).
• Thomas Solomon Gallery, Los Angeles, California. Summer Selections. (14 July – 11 August)
• Thomas Solomon Gallery, Los Angeles, California. Architectural Dispositions. (28 April - 23 June)
• Belvedere, Vienna, Austria. Gold. (15 March - 17 June)

2011
• Muzej sodobne umetnosti, Ljubljana, Slovenia. The Museum of Affects. (26 November 2011 - 29 January 2012)
• Galerie Frank Elbaz, Paris, France. Gorgona. (9 June - 30 July)
• Museu d’Arte Contemporani de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain. Museum of Parallel Narratives: In the Framework of L’Internationale. (13 May - 2 October)
• Museum of Modern Art, New York, United States. I Am Still Alive: Politics and Everyday Life in Contemporary Drawing. (23 March - 19 September)

2010
• Aanant and Zoo, Berlin, Germany. You are kindly invited to attend. (12 November 2010 - 29 January 2011)
• Former building of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb, Croatia. Art Always Has Its Consequence.
(8 May - 2 June)
• The National Centre for Art and Culture Georges Pompidou, Paris, France. 1950 2010. A Discontinuous History of Art in Former Eastern Europe. (14 April - 19 July)

2009
• Bremen Museum of Modern Art, Bremen, Germany. Group Exhibition. (29 August 3 January)

2008
• Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw, Poland. As soon as I open my eyes I see a film. (24 April - 22 June)
• Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany. Transmediale 08: Conspire. (29 January - 24 February)

2006
• The Museum of Modern Art, New York, United States. Eye on Europe: Prints, Books & Multiples / 1960 to Now.
(15 October 2006 - 1 January 2007)
• Kröller Müller Museum, Otterlo, Netherlands. Living Art on the Edge of Europe.
• Neue Galerie, Graz, Austria. Fluxus, Happening, Kontextkunst.
• The National Centre for Art and Culture Georges Pompidou, Paris, France. Big-Bang.

2005
• Karl Ernst Osthaus - Museum Hagen, Hagen, Germany. East Art Museum.

2004
• Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA. 54th Carnegie International. (9 October 2004 - 20 March 2005)
• HDLU, Zagreb, Croatia. Croatian Art in the 1950s.
• 5th Biennale, Certinje, Montenegro. Love it or Leave it.
• Tate Modern, London, England. Open Systems - Rethinking Art c. 1970.

2003
• Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany. In den Schluchten des Balkan – eine Reportage.
(30 August - 23 November)

2002
• Neue Galerie am Landesmuseum Joanneum, Graz, Austria. In Search of Balkania.
• Art Moscow, Moscow, Russia. The Misfits. Exhibition travelled: Muzej na suvremenata umetnost, Skopje, Macedonia; Kunstamt Kreutzberg Bethanien, Berlin, Germany.
• Umjetniki paviljon, Zagreb, Croatia. Monochromes.
• Umjetniki galerija, Skopje, Macedonia. Space 2 - ifte Aman.

2000
• National Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic, organized by ICI (Independent Curatorial International), New York, United States. Beyond Preconceptions - The Sixties Experiment. (3 November 2000 - 14 January 2001). Exhibition travelled: National Gallery of Contemporary Art, Warsaw, Poland (2001); Museo de Arte Moderno, Buenos Aires, Argentina (2001); Museum of Brasilian Art - Fundacao Armando Alvarez Penteado, Sao Paolo, Brazil (2001); Paco Imperial, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (2001); Samuel P. Han Museum of Art, Gainesville, FL (2002); Berkeley Art Museum, University of California, Berkeley, CA (2002); Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR (2002).

2001
• HDLU, Zagreb, Croatia. PM 20 (1981-2001). Exhibition travelled: Umjetnicki galerija, Dubrovik, Croatia.

2000
• Moderna galerija, Ljubljana, Slovenia. 2000 + ArtEast Collection. Exhibition travelled: Orangerie Congress, Innsbruck, Austria (2001); Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie, Karlsruhe, Germany (2002)
• Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany. Germany. Das füfte Element - Geld oder Kunst .

1999
• Museu Serralves, Porto, Portugal. Circa 1968. (8 June – 29 August)
• Museum moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Vienna, Austria. Aspekte / Positionen - 50 Jahre Kunst aus Mitteleuropa 1949 – 1999. (18 December 1999 - 27 February 2000). Exhibition travelled: Museum Ludwig, Budapest, Hungary (2000); Fundacio Miró, Barcelona, Spain (2000); City Gallery, Southampton, England (2001)

1997
• Ex Macello, Dolo, Venice, Italy. Biennale di Venezia / Gorgona, Gorgonesco, Gorgonico.
(14 June - 30 September)
• Umjetniki paviljon, Zagreb, Croatia. Cartographers. Exhibition travelled: Centrum Sztuki Wspolczesnej Zamek Ujazdowski, Warsaw, Poland (1997); Mucsarnok, Budapest, Hungary (1998); Umetnosna galerija, Maribor, Slovenia (1998)

1996
• Musee national d'art moderne, Paris, France. Galerie d'art graphique: Dessins acquisitions 1992 – 1996.

1994
• Galerie Schüpperhauer, Cologne, Germany. Zwischen Zeit Raum II. (17 June - 27 August)

1993
• Sete, France. Le Milieu du Monde. (25 June - 30 September)
• Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia. The Horse Who Sings – Radical Art from Croatia.

1991
• Muzej suvremene umjetnosti, Zagreb, Croatia. Museum of Contemporary Art Acquisitions.

1989
• Galerijia PM and Galerija Karas, Zagreb, Croatia. Gallery PM 1981-1989. Exhibition travelled: Dom Sindikata, Dubrovnik, Croatia (1989); Collegium Artisticum, Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzogovina (1989)
• Moderna vremena bookshop, Zagreb, Croatia. Anti-museum Archive.
• FRAC de Bourgogne, Dijon, France. Gorgona (...Jevšovar, Knifer...).
• Galerija ULUS, Belgrade, Serbia. Scenes of Language.
• Galerija suvremene umjetnosti, Zagreb, Croatia. Art Acquisitions 23 (1984-1988)

1988
• Galerija PM, Zagreb, Croatia. Mangelos - paintings.

1987
• Collegium Artisticum, Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzogovina. Yugoslav Documenta 87.

1986
• Galerija Karas, Zagreb, Croatia. Geometries.

1985
• Dioklecijanova palaa, Split, Croatia. Father and Son.

1985
• Galerija Dioklecijan, Split, Croatia. Anti-museum: noart.

1982
• Muzej savremene umetnosti, Belgrade, Serbia. Verbal-Vocal-Visual in Yugoslavia.
• Galerija suvremene umjentosti, Zagreb, Croatia. Innovations in Croatian Art in the 1970s. Exhibition travelled: Muzej savremene umetnosti, Belgrade, Serbia; Collegium Artisticum, Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzogovina.

1981
• Galerija studentskog centra, Zagreb, Croatia. Beyond Aesthetic.

1977
• Galerija suvremene umjentosti, Zagreb, Croatia. Gorgona Group. Exhibition travelled: Stadtisches Museum Abteiberg, Monchengladbach, Germany.

1971
• Galerija 212, Belgrade, Serbia. Visual Poetry.

1969
• Galerija studentskog centra, Zagreb, Croatia. Tyepoetry.

1968
• Galerija 212, Belgrade, Serbia. Permanent Art.


SELECTED LITERATURE

• Hoptman, Laura. Carnegie Museum of Art: 54th Carnegie International. Exhibition Catalog Carnegie Museum of Art, 2004.
• Irwin. “Dimitrije Basicevic Mangelos” in East Art Map.pgs 165-170. Afterall, 2006
• Dimitrijevic, Nena. "Gorgona: Art as a Way of Existence." In Laura Hoptman and Tomás Pospiszyl, eds. Primary Documents: A Sourcebook for Eastern and Central European Art since the 1950s. New York: Museum of Modern Art, 2002, 124–40.
• Stilinovic, Mladen. "Interview with Dmitri Basicevic Mangelos." In Mangelos. Zagreb: Galerija Doma JNA, 1986. Reprinted in Moment (Belgrade), (1986): 21–24.
• Stipancic, Branka. Mangelos nos. 1 to 9 1/2. Exhibition catalogue. Porto, Portugal: Fundação Serralves, 2003.


PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
Fundação de Serralves - Museu de Arte Contemporânea, Porto, Portugal
Moderna galerija, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Museum Abteiberg Mönchengladbach, Germany
Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia
Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb, Croatia
Museum of Modern Art, New York
Tate, London