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

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

• The Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA
• The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
• Tate Collection, London, England
• Moderna galerija, Ljubljana, Slovenia
• Musée national d’art moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
• Museu de Arte Contemporânea de Serralves, Porto, Portugal
• Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia
• Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb, Croatia
• Staedtisches Museum Abteiberg, Moenchengladbach, Germany