Ivan Kožarić (1921) (1921) is a Croatian artist who lives and works in Zagreb. His research has been focused mainly on sculpture, but he has also used other means of expression such as assemblage, painting, photography and installation. He was among the founders of the group Gorgona, active in Zagreb between 1959 and 1966. The group also included Josip Vaništa, Julije Knifer, Đuro Seder, critics Radoslav Putar, Matko Meštrović, Dimitrije Bašičević Mangelos and the architect Miljenko Horvat. Every one of the artists of Gorgona maintained, developed and enjoyed full creative autonomy. Gorgona has supported various unconventional forms of artistic activity, mainly divided into three sections: the exhibitions at the Studio G (1961-1963, Schira Salon, Zagreb, Croatia), the publication of the anti-magazine "Gorgona" (1961-1966 each edition was a work of art in itself) and the creation of concepts, projects and various forms of artistic communication.
In March 1991 the collector and publisher Francesco Conz, in collaboration with the Muzej Suvremene Umjetnosti - MSU Zagreb, invited a few artists who had been part of Gorgona, the Croatian avant-garde group active between 1959 and 1966, to an…
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