1937 - 2010
Né à Sombor (Serbia), décédé en Zagreb (Croatia).
Tomislav Gotovac (1937–2010, Serbia/Croatia) emerges with 'Heads' (1960), a series of close-up photographic self-portraits. He continues to produce photographs of himself performing activities that parody or problematise the desires of consumerist society or the manifestations of identity in mass culture, such as the series 'Showing the Elle Magazine' (1962). Gotovac also produces collages, installations and experimental films, and he is famous for introducing performance art and happenings in Yugoslavia. In 'Zagreb I Love You' (1981) he runs naked through the Croatian capital and kisses the ground – perhaps the ultimate embodiment of the irrepressible quest for artistic freedom that marked his career.
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Showing the Elle magazine
Tomislav Gotovac, Showing the Elle magazine, 1962. Photography, ink, paper.
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Museum of Parallel Narrat...
14 May 2011 - 02 October 2011.
Museum of Parallel Narratives presents a selection of works from the Arteast Collection 2000+ of the Moderna galerija in Ljubljana, the first
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Tomislav Gotovac undertook the 'Akcija 100' [Action 100] on the 12th May 1979 at the moment of the X Music Biennale in Zagreb. Particularity