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  • Gallery 1-36 (58 entries)

    The gallery was active in Paris in the years 1972-1976. It was established by Anka Ptaszkowska, Michel Claura, Francois Guinochet and Daniel Buren with financial contribution from a Belgian art collector Herman Daled. The gallery was based on a concept - it didn't have a name, each event was a separate "gallery" and a number, e.g., gallery 1, gallery 2, gallery 3, etc.

  • Foksal Gallery (41 entries)

    Foksal Gallery was established in 1966 in the Zamoyski Palace on Foksal Street in Warsaw where it is still based. Since its very beginning and until 1989 it worked under the auspices of Visual Arts Studio, one of the most conservative and powerful artistic institutions during the time of Communism in Poland which was responsible for most of commissions such as for national monuments and occasionaldecorations. The gallery was founded by critics: Wiesław Borowski, Anka Ptaszkowska, Mariusz Tchorek and artists: Henryk Stażewski, Zbigniew Gostomski, and Edward Krasiński. Tadeusz Kantor joined a year later.

  • New Art Practice (58 entries)

    The term new art practice denotes the activity of a younger generation of artists from the territory of former Yugoslavia, who were active from the late 1960s. The most prominent features of this “practice” were using new media, such as photography, video, performance, actions, ambiences, spatial interventions, and installations, as a means of expression and exploration, as well as a critical stance towards reality, questioning the very idea of art and emphasizing the need of its social engagement.

  • Extended Media Gallery (222 entries)

    In 1979, Goran Petercol and Damir Sokić initiated the foundation of a section for Extended Media within the Croatian Artists’ Association Zagreb, which gathered mostly those artists who frequented the Art Collective Podroom, especially after its decline in 1980.

  • Gorgona (90 entries)

    Gorgona Group was active in the period from 1959-1966. Its initiator was artist Josip Vaništa, while other members included painters Julije Knifer, Đuro Seder, and Marijan Jevšovar, sculptor Ivan Kožarić, architect Miljenko Horvat, and art theoreticians Marko Meštrović, Radoslav Putar, and Dimitrije Bašičević Mangelos.

  • Podroom (44 entries)

    Art collective Podroom was active from 1978-1980 in a private venue at Mesnička Street no. 12 in Zagreb, which was owned by two artists, Sanja Iveković and Dalibor Martinis.

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