“A tower, a mule, me and the garden” – that is how Jože Plečnik imagined his life when he didn’t know yet that after Vienna and Prague his native Ljubljana would be his lifetime’s environment for his creative work.
Artists presented at the exhibition: Ian Burns, Piero Pizzi Canella, Tony Cragg, Gunter Damisch, Jim Dine, Oliver Dorfer, Erró, Shepard Fairey, Flavio Favelli, Lucio Fontana, Ivana Franke, Vasilena Gankovska, IRWIN, Ilya & Emilia Kabakov, Šejla Kamerić, Peterson Kamwathi, William Kentridge, Anastasia Khoroshilova, Jiří Kolář, Joseph Kosuth, Ángel Marcos, Jacques Monory, Ivan Moudov, Hermann Nitsch, Oswald Oberhuber, Cameron Platter, Patricia Piccinini, Sara Rahbar, Arnulf Rainer, Mel Ramos, Hans Staudacher, Mladen Stilinović, Miha Štrukelj, Stinkfish, Marko Tadić, Marco Tirelli, Simón Vega, Erwin Wurm.
Seven video interviews, conducted in the intimate atmosphere of art studios, shed light on the artistic practices of seven creators active in Slovenia and internationally. Nevena Aleksovski, Maja Babič Košir, Ivana Bajec, Meta Drčar, Neža Knez, Janja Kosi and Helena Tahir talk about their artistic mediums of choice and their creative approaches, about what drives them and how they have developed their own unique practices, as well as about a multitude of goals that they pursue.
The unusual life story of Dr Otmar Pirkmajer, the first rector of the UNRRA University “Free Europe”, which was founded in Munich in 1946 by the United Nations and where non-German refugees and other displaced persons taught and studied in the wake of the Second World War. The life of Dr Otmar Pirkmajer, lawyer, journalist, politician and a man who had survived the Dachau concentration camp twice, is the record of a remarkable and lesser-known personal story that unfolded during the ceaseless historical twists and turns of the 20th century
After five years, the Plečnik House and the DobraVaga Gallery are combining forces once again. The exhibition, opening in mid-May 2022 at the Plečnik House, will be a new opportunity for young artists.
The group exhibition Returning the Gaze offers a glimpse into the creative processes and practices of nearly sixty women artists, all either Slovenian or working in Slovenia, from the 1990s to the present day.
How well do you know the rich history of Slovenian capital? Pile-dwellers, Emona, Middle and New Ages, the 20th and 21st centuries… what is the history of Ljubljana? Get to know Ljubljana's past - see the chronological presentation of Ljubljana’s millennia of heritage with precious authentic artefacts, like the world's oldest wooden wheel with an axle!
A special place in Ljubljana's history is reserved for Roman Emona, the traces of which have been preserved in the very centre of the city.
Welcome to a trail tracing the 2000-year-old heritage of Emona. A walk through modern Ljubljana can take you further than you think! It takes you to the time of Emona, a city brimming with life between the first century and early sixth century.
Ivan Cankar, a Slovenian author, playwright and essayist born in 1876 in Vrhnika, spent a few years of his life in Ljubljana. Having returned from Vienna to Ljubljana, he established himself on Rožnik Hill which today forms part of the Tivoli, Rožnik and Šišenski hrib landscape park.
Paintings by Monika Slemc can be observed and perceived in a single moment. That's how fleeting they are. But one may stare at them forever and still the image would be there, infinite.
Letizia Battaglia was a nonconformist intellectual and photoreporter but also a poetic and political photographer, a woman who was interested in people, art, literature, poetry, life and death. The exhibition Photography as a Life Choice presents 300 photographs, many of which have never been exhibited before, and which reveal the social and political context in which they were shot.
Match Gallery is hosting the main exhibition of the 16th edition of the Lighting Guerrilla Festival, which this year explores the topic of Shadows and Reflections. This light festival will present a number of art installations in public space, once again transforming Ljubljana’s streets and squares into a setting for the exciting play of light.
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At the Jakopič Gallery we are organizing a photography workshop with the well-known British landscape photographer Simon Norfolk. The workshop Taking a step up: Adding layers to your project, that will take place ...
As the issue of glacier retreat is also relevant in Slovenia (Triglav Glacier and the Skuta Glacier), we have organised a series of lectures accompanying the exhibition Meltdown in cooperation with the Anton Melik Geographical Institute ZRC SAZU and a ...
We invite you to take a look at the TAM-TAM billboards along Slovenska cesta near Šestica to see the poster campaign we have prepared in collaboration with Project Pressure for the exhibition "Melting. Visualizing Climate Change".
The Plečnik House’s programme for the jubilee Plečnik Year 2022, which marks the 150th anniversary of the architect’s birth, will connect the maestro’s oeuvre with cuisine, contemporary art, and youth creative practices.
The City Art Gallery Ljubljana will be starting the new year with Žarko Vrezec’s survey exhibition; followed by a presentation of the private collection of the Vienna-based gallerist Ernst Hilger; the most comprehensive presentation to date of works by the ...