Braco Dimitrijević

(b. 1948)

Born 1948 in Sarajevo
Lives and works in Paris

Education

1971—1973

St. Martin’s School of Art, London

1968—1971

Academy of Fine Arts, Zagreb

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2017

From Stone to Video – Galerie TORRI, Paris, France
Braco Dimitrijević. Retrospektiva
– Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb

2016

Braco Dimitrijević: Retrospective, GAM – Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Turin
Braco Dimitrijević – My Berlin Years, Daniel Marzona, Berlin

2014

Early London Years 1971 – 1979, MOT International, London

2013

Braco Dimitrijevic, National Art Gallery Sofia, Sofia

2012

Braco Dimitrijević, Sperone Westwater Gallery, New York
Sailing to Post-History, Latvian National Museum of Arts, Riga

2011

Triptychos Historicus, TORRI, Paris
Louvre is my Studio, Street is my Museum, White Box, New York
Braco Dimitrijević, Musée National d’Histoire et d’Art, Luxembourg

2010

This could be a place of historical importance, TORRI, Paris

2009

Future Post History, Collateral Event 53rd Venice Biennial, Ca’ Pesaro, Galleria Internazionale d’Arte Moderna, Venice
Louvre is my studio, street is my museum, Musée d’Art moderne de Saint-Etienne, Saint-Etienne

2008

Braco Dimitrijević restropective exhibition, Ludwig Museum – Museum of Contemporary Art, Budapest
Louvre is my studio, street is my museum, National Museum of Contemporary Art (MNAC), Bucharest

2007

The Ways to Post History: A Retrospective, Slought Foundation, Philadelphia

2006

Braco Dimitrijević, Studio d´Arte Contemporanea Pino Casagrande, Rome
Braco Dimitrijević, Il Ponte Contemporanea, Rome
Truly Global, Xin Dong Cheng, Beijing

2005

Triptychos Post Historicus, Musée d’Orsay, Paris
Braco Dimitrijević, State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg
Marat Guelman Gallery, Moscow
Braco Dimitrijević, Mudima – Fondazione per l´Art Contemporanea, Milan

2004

Braco Dimitrijevic, Museum of Modern Art Dubrovnik, Dubrovnik
The casual passers-by I met, 2004, Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome

2000

Triptychos Post Historicus, Pori Taidemuseo / Pori Art Museum, Pori

1996

Braco Dimitrijevic, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Dusseldorf

1995

Braco Dimitrijevic : against historic sense of gravity, Hessisches Landesmuseum Darmstadt, Darmstadt

1994

Braco Dimitrijevic: slow as light, fast as thought, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Vienna

1989

Post-Historical Dimension: The Sky of the South Hemisphere, Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts, Brisbane, QLD

1987

Braco Dimitrijevic – für Malewitsch, Mondrian, Einstein, Wilhelm Hack Museum, Ludwigshafen
Triptichos Post Historicus, Le Consortium, Dijon

1984

Culturescapes. 1976 – 1984, Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern / Museum Ludwig, Cologne

1979

Photographs and Installations, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London

1975

Braco Dimitrijevic, Städtisches Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach

1974

Braco Dimitrijevic, Museum of Contemporary Art Zagreb, Zagreb

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017

SYMPTOMS OF SOCIETY, Zhejiang Art Museum, Hangzhou, China

FLASHES OF THE FUTURE – The Art of the ’68ers or The Power of the Powerless, Ludwig Forum Aachen

VON DA AN – Räume, Werke, Vergegenwärtigungen des Antimuseums 1967 – 1978, Museumsverein Mönchengladbach
PÓŁPRAWDA I HALF–TRUTH , Museum of Sculpture – Królikarnia Palac, Warsaw

2016

Conceptual Art in Britain 1966-1978, Tate Gallery London
Cold Front from the Balkans, PERA MUSEUM, Istanbul
Another Photography, Musée d’art moderne de la Ville de Paris
Carambolages, Grand Palais, Paris
Art in Europe 1945-1968, ZKM Karlsruhe, BOZAR Brussels, the Pushkin State Museum and the State Museum Exhibition Centre Rosizo, Moscow

2015

New Art For New Society, Wroclaw Contemporary Museum, Wroclaw
Ich kenne kein Weekend. Aus René Blocks Archiv und Sammlung, Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin
Remember Lidice, Edition Block, Berlin
Transmissions: Art in Eastern Europe and Latin America, 1960–1980, Museum of Modern Art, New York
The 31st Biennial Of Graphic Arts, International Centre of Graphic Arts, Ljubljana
Au rendez-vous des amis, Fondazione Palazzo Albizzini, Città di Castello
Landschaft: Transformation einer Idee, Kunst von 1800 bis heute aus der Sammlung der Neuen Galerie Graz, Neue Galerie Graz – Universalmuseum Joanneum, Graz
Icône(s), Maison Particulière, Brussels
Arts and Foods, La Triennale di Milano. Design Museum, Milan
Art Has No Alternative, tranzit.sk, Bratislava

2014

multiple market, Handel Street Projects, London
Magiciens de la terre, retour sur une exposition légendaire, Centre Pompidou – Musée National d’Art Moderne, Paris
Helsinki Photography Biennial, Helsinki Photography Biennial, Helsinki
Time::code, White Box, New York

2013

Art Turning Left: How Values Changed Making 1789–2013, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool
… Was ist Kunst? … Resuming Fragmented Histories, Künstlerhaus, der Halle für Kunst und Medien, Graz
The unanswered question. iskele 2, Tanas, Berlin / Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin
The Wizard’s Chamber, Kunsthalle Winterthur, Winterthur
Rêves de Venise, Institut culturel Bernard Magrez, Bordeaux
De belles sculptures contemporaines, Centre d’art Le hangar à Bananes, Nantes

2012

Speaking Artists, Busan Museum of Art, Busan
Multiple market, Handel Street Projects, London
3rd International Canakkale Biennial, International Canakkale Biennial, Canakkale
The common which no longer exists, Künstlerhaus Wien, Vienna
Materializing “Six Years”: Lucy R. Lippard and the Emergence of Conceptual Art, Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York
Paper, Musee d’Art Moderne et d’Art Contemporain Nice, Nice
In anderen Worten – Der Schwarzmarkt der Übersetzungen – mit zeitgenössischen Kulturen handeln, Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst, Berlin

2011

Arteast 2000+ Collection / Selection of Works from the National Collection / Museum of Affects, Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova , Ljubljana
Scenes from Zagreb: Artists, Museum of Modern Art, New York
Dublin Contemporary 2011, Dublin Contemporary, Dublin
Voyage, voyage, Kunstverein Nürnberg – Albrecht Dürer Gesellschaft, Nuremberg
Treasure of the Museum of Modern Art Dubrovnik – Croatian art from the end of the 19th century until the present day, Museum of Modern Art Dubrovnik
Super Farmers’ Market’, Handel Street Projects, London
1st Time Machine Biennale of Contemporary Art. D-O ARK Underground – Time Machine Biennale of Contemporary Art, Konjic
Museo de las narrativas paralelas. En el marco de La Internacional, Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona, Barcelona
Dear Thick And Thin, Me Contemporary, Copenhagen
Aktionsraum 1 – Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Vienna
The Pilgrim, the Tourist, the Flaneur (and the Worker) Play Van Abbe Part 4, Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven
When The Fairy Tale Never Ends, fordPROJECT, New York

2010

Les Promesses du passé, Centre Pompidou – Musée National d’Art Moderne Paris
Seconde main, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris
Algumas Obras a Ler. Coleção Eric Fabre, Berardo Museum, Lisbon
Human, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris
Mediators, The Gallery of 20th-century Polish Art, Warsaw
Starter Works from the Vehbi Koç Foundation Contemporary Art Collection, space for art, Istanbul
Le présent du passé, FRAC – Pays de la Loire, Carquefou
Quartet–Four Biennials Reflected in Prints, International Centre of Graphic Arts (MGLC), Ljubljana

2009

Performa 09, New York
3rd Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Moscow
Who killed the Painting?, Weserburg Museum für moderne Kunst, Bremen
Ingres et les modernes, Musée Ingres, Montauban

2008

Poznan Biennale, Poland
Artisti: solitary – uno sguardo dal Ponte sul terzo millennio a cura di Achille Bonito Oliva, Il Ponte Contemporanea, Rome
Métamorphoses du quotidian, Musée de l’Objet, Blois
PERFORMING THE CITY, Kunst Aktionismus im Stadt Raum 60er und 70er Jahre, Lothringer13 – Städtische Kunsthalle München, Munich
Muzej u senci, Museum Of Contemporary Art Vojvodina, Novi Sad
Mediation Biennale 08, Biennale Office: Centrum Kultury Zamek, Poznan
49th October Salon, Belgrade Cultural Center, Belgrade
NOLEFTOVERS, Kunsthalle Bern, Bern
Slought in Buenos Aires, Museo de Arte Moderno de Buenos Aires
As soon as I open my eyes I see a film, Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw
Die Hände der Kunst, MARTa Herford, Herford

2007

Slought in New York, ZONE: Contemporary Art, New York
Accords Excentriques, Musée d’art de la Province de Hainaut, Charleroi
Who’s got the Big Picture?, Museum voor Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Antwerp
Passion for Art – 35 Jahre Essl Museum, Sammlung Essl – Kunsthaus, Klosterneuburg
Crossing Frontiers – Looking for an Artistic Identity in Eastern Europe, Ludwig Museum – Museum of Contemporary Art, Budapest

2006

Force de l’Art, Grand Palais, Paris
Fremd bin ich eingezogen, Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel
busy going crazy. the Sylvio Perlstein collection, La Maison Rouge, Paris
47th October Salon, Belgrade Cultural Center, Belgrade
Die künstlerische Identitätssuche im östlichen Europa, Kunstforum Ostdeutsche Galerie, Regensburg
Collectiepresentatie XVI – Attributen en Substantie, MuHKA Museum voor Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Antwerp
Essence of Life Art, Marble Palace, St. Petersburg
Selection from the Museum of Modern Art Dubrovnik Collection, Museum of Modern Art Dubrovnik, Dubrovnik
5 Tage bis zum Ende der Kunst, Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel
insert, Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art Rijeka, Rijeka

2005

OpenSystems, Rethinking Art c.1970, Tate Modern, London
BIG BANG, Centre Pompidou – Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris
Essence of Life Art, The State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow
CONFLICT: Perspectives, Positions, Realities in Central European Art, Slought Foundation, Philadelphia, PA
Insert / Retrospective of Croatian Video Art, Museum of Contemporary Art Zagreb, Zagreb
In neuer Frische – Neupräsentation der Sammlung, Wilhelm Hack Museum, Ludwigshafen
East Art Museum, Karl-Ernst-Osthaus-Museum, Hagen
Essence of Life – Essence of Art, Ludwig Museum – Museum of Contemporary Art, Budapest
Enchante Chateau, Fondation pour L’art Contemporain, Claudine et Jean-Marc Salomon, Alex
Purchases and Donations – New Works from the Holdings of the MMAD, Museum of Modern Art Dubrovnik, Dubrovnik
Gegenwartskunst vom Balkan aus der Sammlung Essl, Österreichisches Kulturforum – Rakouské kulturní fórum, Prague
(my private) Heroes, MARTa Herford, Herford
The Enigma of Modernity, Ludwig Museum – Museum of Contemporary Art, Budapest

2004

COSMOPOLIS 1: Microcosmos – Macrocosmos, Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art / Greek State Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki
16th International Drawings Exhibition, Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art Rijeka, Rijeka
Belgrad Art Inc., Momente des Umbruchs, Wiener Secession, Vienna
collection summer 2004, MuHKA Museum voor Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Antwerp
Image and Object, The Filip Trade Collection of Contemporary Art – Museum of Modern Art, Dubrovnik
Passage d’Europe, Musée d’Art moderne de Saint-Etienne, Saint-Etienne
25 Jahre Wilhelm-Hack-Museum – 25 Jahre Sammeln, Wilhelm Hack Museum, Ludwigshafen

2003

Faces, Masks, Stories, Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest
In den Schluchten des Balkan – Eine Reportage, Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel
Une collection de “Chefs-d’œuvre” – Emprunts, pastiches, copies, citations et interpretations, Les Coopérateurs, Limoges
Gelijk het leven is, SMAK Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Ghent
Blut & Honig – Zukunft ist am Balkan, Sammlung Essl – Kunsthaus, Klosterneuburg

2002

in search of Balkania, Neue Galerie Graz – Universalmuseum Joanneum, Graz
Cetinje Biennial – Cetinje Biennale of Visual Arts, Cetinje
International Arteast Collection 2000+, Nacionalna Galerija – Cifte Amam, Skopje / Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe

2001

Rebuts/Rébus – Fondation pour L’art Contemporain, Claudine et Jean-Marc Salomon, Alex
La Comédie humaine, musée d´art moderne et contemporain, Geneva
Bienal de Valencia – The Body of Art – Fundación de la C.V. Bienal de las artes, Valencia

2000

Global Conceptualism – Points of Origin, 1950s-1980s, MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, MA
Lawrence Carroll & Images of People, Deweer Art Gallery, Otegem
Playgrounds and Toys, Musée International de la Croix-Rouge et du Croissant-Rouge, Geneva
Art in Central Europe 1949 – 1999, Fundación Joan Miró, Barcelona
The Art of Eastern Europe in Dialogue with the West, Moderna galerija Ljubljana, Ljubljana
Narcisse Blesse, Passage de Retz, Paris
Collección MMKSLW: Viena, de Warhol a Cabrita Reis, Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea, Santiago de Compostela
Aspect – Positions – 50 Years of Art in Central Europe 1949-99, Ludwig Museum Vienna
L’autre moitie de l´Europe, Jeu de Paume, Paris

1999

Zeitwenden – Rückblick und Ausblick, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn
Les Champs de la Sculpture 2000, Les Champs de la Sculpture, Paris
Under Construction, Sarajevo Center for Contemporary Art, Sarajevo
Dobles vidas, La Virreina, Centre de la Imatge, Barcelona
Global Conceptualism: Points of Origin 1950s–1980s, Queens Museum of Art, New York

1998

Sarajevo 2000, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Vienna
René Magritte en de hedendaagse kunst, Museum voor Moderne Kunst, Oostende
Mesótica III – instalo-mesótica, Centro Nacional de la Cultura, San José
Cartographers, Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw

1997

Comme des Photos, Université Rennes 2, Rennes
Odeurs… une odyssée, Passage de Retz, Paris
VI Bienal de La Habana, Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Wifredo Lam, Havana

1996

23° Bienal de São Paulo

1995

First International Biennial Exhibition: Longing and Belonging: From the Faraway Nearby, Site Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM

1992

documenta 9, Kassel

1990

Rhetorical Image, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York
Feux pales, Musée d’art contemporain, Bordeaux
Broken Music, Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, QC
La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
Kunstenaars uit Oost-Europa, SMAK Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Ghent

1989

Magiciens De La Terre, Centre Pompidou – Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris

1988

Aspecten van Kunst: Armoede Toeval Vergankelijkheid, SMAK Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Ghent
Something Solid – Re-using Art from the Past, Cornerhouse, Manchester

1986

Origins, Originality + Beyond, Biennale of Sydney

1985

Kunst als spiegel van de maatschappij – The collection, SMAK Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Ghent

1983

New Art at the Tate Gallery, Tate Britain, London
L’Arte povera, l’art conceptuel et les mythologies individuelles en Europe, Musée d´art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, QC

1982

Sculpture, Waddington Custot Galleries, London
Aspects of British Art Today, Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art, Sapporo, Hokkaido / National Museum of Art Osaka (NMAO), Osaka / Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Fine Arts, Tochigi / Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo / Fukuoka Art Museum, Fukuoka
La Biennale di Venezia

1981

The Rsm Collection, Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH

1980

Art in Europe after ’68, SMAK Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Ghent

1979

Eremit? Forscher? Sozialarbeiter? Das veränderte Selbstverständnis von Künstlern, Kunstverein in Hamburg, Hamburg
3rd Biennale of Sydney

1978

Le disque, médium artistique : du futurisme à l’art conceptuel, Musée d´art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, QC
Daniel Buren, Victor Burgin, Braco Dimitrijevic, Hans Haacke, Red Herring, Katharina Sieverding, Galerie m Bochum, Bochum

1977

documenta 6, Kassel

1976

Braco Dimitrijevic, Dan Graham, On Kawara, Roman Opalka, Galerie René Block, Berlin

1971

In another moment, Studentski kulturni centar, Belgrade

1960

Grafike Svjetskih Suvremenih Umjetnika, Revolucija Dvjesto Godina Poslije, The Museum of Modern Art Dubrovnik, Dubrovnik

Awards / Residencies

2005

A.B.O. d’Oro, Rome

1993

received Knighthood for Arts – Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres, Paris

1978

Major Award from the Arts Council of Great Britain
Prix Jean Dominique Ingres, Académie de Muséologie Evocatoire

1976-77

DAAD fellowship, Berlin

1972

British Council Grant

Selected Bibliography

2013
Catalogue New Culturescapes with texts by Stephan Toth and Nena Bal

2012
Between the Louvre and the Zoo, with texts by Hans Ulrich Obrist, Nena Bal, and Braco Dimitrijevic

2009
Braco Dimitrijevic: Tractatus Post Historicus 1976, Slought Foundation, Philadelphia, USA, with critical commentary by Nicolas Bourriaud, Dan Cameron, Nena Dimitrijevic, Lorand Hegyi, Zelimir Koscevic, Cornelia Lauf, Aaron Levy, Jean-Hubert Martin, Catherine Millet, Achille Bonito Oliva, Klaus-D, Pohl, Osvaldo Romberg

1985
Triptychos Post Historicus, Tate Gallery London. Text by David Brown

1984
Culturescapes 1976-1984, Museum Ludwig Koln / Kunsthalle Bern. Text by Evelyn Weiss. Interview by Jean-Hubert Martin

1979
Stedelijk van Abbemuseum Eindhoven. Text by Rudi Fuchs
Institute of Contemporary Arts London. Text by Sarah Kent