Ljubljana
MGML

Exhibitions

Current
Drawings, paintings, graphics and sculptures
Prešeren Award Recipients from Slovenian Istria Zvest Apollonio, Aleksij Kobal, Janez Lenassi, Živko Marušič in Andraž Šalamun
2. 10. 2019–13. 11. 2019
Selected works by the Prešeren awards recipients originating from Slovenian Istria, coming from the collections of the Piran Coastal Galleries and the Prešeren Award Winners of Fine Arts Gallery Kranj. Drawings, paintings, prints, and sculptures by Zvest Apollonio, Aleksij Kobal, Janez Lenassi, Žviko Marušič and Andraž Šalamun will all be exhibited.  Opening: Wednesday, 2 October 2019 at 7 pm
Upcoming
Paintings and prints
Lojze Spacal Iz kraških pokrajin
4. 12. 2019–8. 2. 2020
Lojze Spacal (1907–2000), is world-renowned and recognised as a graphics artist and is counted among the most important Slovenian artists of the 20th century. His retrospective exhibition, part of the series of historical and commemorative exhibitions at the Bežigrad Gallery will present linocuts, monotypes, and paintings from private and public collections made in the period between 1950 and 2000.  

Past exhibitions

PAINTINGS 2016-2019
Nika ZupančičSide Vision
15. 5. 2019–29. 6. 2019
The exhibition will present works of varying formats made by Nika Zupančič from the last decade. The painter developed her own specific style of painting very early on, which manifests in her works through the selection of content and motifs. Her paintings are inspired by themes from the natural world, its fragility and unrelenting decay.
Videofestival Natures 16
9. 4. 2019–12. 4. 2019
Traditional four-day video festival at the Bežigrad Gallery 2 and the sixteenth festival of video will present authors who have been selected through a competition: Aleksij Kobal, Katja Kotnik,  Andreja Kranjec,  Veronika Kržičnik, Davorin Marc,  Rebeka Fridrih Gosak, Ali Kovačič,  Katja Kotnik, Anja Šavli,  Ula Pogorevčnik,  Eva Palčič,  Christina Rems Loboda, Pila Rusjan, Sara Selšek, Nina Štepec,  Dejan Štefančič,  Minea Vrabl in Tonja Žagar.
Drawings and paintings 2003–2018
Emerik BernardCloseness – Remoteness
6. 2. 2019–27. 3. 2019
A representative of Slovenian modernist and postmodernist painting, Emerik Bernard is one of the key and major visual artists. His works abound in beauty and harmony, symbolic content and autonomous shape. A selection from the recent period will be featured in the exhibition.
Overview exhibition
Oton Gliha (1914–1999)Dry Stone Walls / Drawings and paintings
19. 12. 2018–15. 1. 2019
A painting exhibition dedicated to a Slovenian author who lived in Slovenia in his youth, but spent most of his life in Croatia. This is the artist's first solo overview of chosen works in Slovenia, presenting drawings and paintings from the period between 1956 and 1974 during the author's transition to complete abstraction.The Bežigrjska galerija 2, in coproduction with the Moderna galerija Ljubljana, Moderna galerija Zagreb in  Muzej suvremene umjetnosti Zagreb, presents an overview of Oton Gliha's works selected from collections especially for this exhibition.
Memory exhibition
Bogdan BorčićFrom a Seashell to a Dot
26. 9. 2018–21. 11. 2018
Drawings, paintings, graphics and objects 1970-2014This exhibition presents almost one hundred works, including drawings, prints (etching, watercolour, screen printing), etching plates, paintings, assemblages, objects and sketchbooks.In addition, photographs of his atelier in Slovenj Gradec add a special touch to the exhibition.
Overview exhibition
Maruša ŠuštarDeep about us
16. 5. 2018–30. 6. 2018
The exhibition is a presentation of one of rare artists from the younger generation, who derives her work from modernist painting. The overview exhibition will present all of her essential works from the last decade from 2007-2015, with her specific bird’s eye landscapes.