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

2019

Braco Dimitrijević: Traveling to Post History, Galerie M77, Milan, Italy (upcoming)

2018

From Stone to Video, Museum of Fine Art, Split, Croatia

2017

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

2016

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

2014

Early London Years 1971 – 1979, MOT International, London, UK

2013

Braco Dimitrijevic, National Art Gallery Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria

2012

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

2011

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

2010

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

2009

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

2008

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

2007

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

2006

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

2005

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

2004

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

2000

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

1996

Braco Dimitrijevic, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany

1995

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

1994

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

1989

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

1987

Braco Dimitrijevic – für Malewitsch, Mondrian, Einstein, Wilhelm Hack Museum, Ludwigshafen, Federal Republic of Germany
Triptichos Post Historicus, Le Consortium, Dijon, France

1984

Culturescapes. 1976 – 1984, Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern, Switzerland / Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Federal Republic of Germany

1979

Photographs and Installations, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, UK

1975

Braco Dimitrijevic, Städtisches Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach, Federal Republic of Germany

1974

Braco Dimitrijevic, Museum of Contemporary Art Zagreb, Zagreb, former Yugoslavia

Selected Group Exhibitions

2019

Hotel Europa: Their Past, Your Present, Our Future, different venues, Tbilisi, Georgia
Let Them Eat Cake?, Art Pavilion Zagreb, Croatia
100 Artists in the City, La Panacée, Montpellier, France

2018

Writing is showing, Edition Block, Berlin, Germany
Flashes of the Future: The Art of the ’68ers or The Power of the Powerless, Ludwig Forum Aachen, Aachen, Germany
A Luta Continua: The Perlstein Collection, Hauser & Wirth, New York, USA Talk Show, curated by Nicolas Bourriaud at La Panacée – Montpellier Contemporain, Montpellier, France

2017

SYMPTOMS OF SOCIETY, Zhejiang Art Museum, Hangzhou, China

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

SILENCE IS STRONGER THAN THUNDER, Grob Gallery, Genève, Switzerland

2016

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

2015

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

BLESS N°53 Contenttenders, mfc – michèle didier, Paris, France

2014

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

2013

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

2012

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

2011

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

2010

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

2009

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

2008

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

2007

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

2006

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

2005

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

2004

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

2003

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

2002

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

2001

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

2000

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

1999

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

1998

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

1997

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

1996

23° Bienal de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

1995

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

1992

documenta 9, Kassel, Germany

1990

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

1989

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

1988

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

1986

Origins, Originality + Beyond, Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, Australia

1985

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

1983

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

1982

Sculpture, Waddington Custot Galleries, London, UK
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, Japan
La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy

1981

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

1980

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

1979

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

1978

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

1977

dOCUMENTA 6, Kassel, Germany

1976

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

1971

In another moment, Studentski kulturni centar, Belgrade, former Yugoslavia

1960

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

Awards / Residencies

2005

A.B.O. d’Oro, Rome, Italy

1993

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

1978

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

1976-77

DAAD fellowship, Berlin, Germany

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

 

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