Đuro Seder (1927, Zagreb) is a Croatian artist who lives and works in Zagreb. He graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts of Zagreb in 1951 in the class of Antun Mezdjic, in 1953 he completed a painting course with Marino Tartaglia. In 1981 he became a teacher, and in 1983, a professor at the Academy of Fine Arts. He worked as an illustrator, graphic designer, editor of art magazines and was among the founders of the group Gorgona, active in Zagreb between 1959 and 1966. The group also included Josip Vaništa, Julije Knifer, the sculptor Ivan Kozaric, 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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