Paintings 2015-2020Ira Marušič: Objects in Magma
4. 2. 2021–4. 3. 2021
The creator, who first presented her work at Bežigrad Gallery 2 in 2014, is now presenting a selection of large paintings done mostly on canvas. The guiding principle in the creation of these artworks are small items that are painted in the centre of her images in seemingly floating spaces and are similar to magma itself.
Videofestival Natures 17
28. 12. 2020–3. 1. 2021
Traditional video festival at the Bežigrad Gallery 2 and the seventeenth festival of video will present authors who have been selected through a competition: Domen Dimovski, Lana Grošelj, Timea Jelenovec, Ronja Jakomini, Aleksij Kobal, Klavdija Košir, Andreja Kranjec, Boštjan Lapajne, Davorin Marc, Andreja Muha, Martina Obid Mlakar, Boštjan Perovšek, Ula Pogorevčnik in Tina Zadnik.
3. 9. 2020–15. 10. 2020
The exhibition focuses on the presentation of the painter’s lesser-known works, which depict his personal geometrical expressions. The artist is marked by various creative periods – from his early beginnings when he was creating a material world to monochromatic black paintings, which are the highlight of his oeuvre, and to his last, lesser-known, period, exemplified by the artist’s handwriting with distinct individual geometrical forms concentrated on a single painting image.
From 26 May our gallery will be once again open for visitorsErvin Potočnik
4. 3. 2020–24. 6. 2020
As the exhibition ofErvin Potočnik, had to be closed prematurely we have decided to prolong it. You are welcome to visit it from 26 May until 24 June 2020. Since we want to make sure you have a safe visit, please follow the instructions below.Only healthy persons who do not show signs of acute respiratory illness can enter the gallery.Entrance in the gallery is only possible for individuals, families or persons from the same householdpeople).The use of your own protective mask is mandatory.When entering the gallery, it is necessary to disinfect the hands.A minimum distance of 2 m must be observed during the visit.
Paintings, sculptures and printsLojze Spacal (1907–2000):
30. 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 paintings, sculptures, and prints from Moderna galerija Ljubljana, Javni zavod Komenski Kras, Štanjel and private collections made in the period between 1945 and 1995.
Drawings, paintings, graphics and sculpturesPrešeren Award Recipients from Slovenian Istria
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
PAINTINGS 2016-2019Nika Zupančič
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 2003–2018Emerik Bernard
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 exhibitionOton Gliha (1914–1999)
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 exhibitionBogdan Borčić
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 exhibitionMaruša Šuštar
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.
Videofestival Natures 15 and Miha Vipotnik
10. 4. 2018–13. 4. 2018
The traditional international four-day video festival Natures is presenting videos from authors selected through a competition and an accompanying photographic exhibition. The festival also presents a short overview of video works by the media artist Miha Vipotnik.
Paola Korošec: Spaces of Reflections
7. 2. 2018–28. 3. 2018
The overview exhibition showcases eight of Paola Korošec creations reflecting her perception of the world and transforming it into our own perception and dreams.
SAETA 40 YEARS
29. 11. 2017–5. 1. 2018
Exhibition of documentary material and artworks by the members of the music group SAETA, composers, and artists, with which the group creatively worked with for the last, very respectable, 40 years. The international exhibition presents notations, drawings, scenography, photographs, collages, tempera, paintings, films and video.
Jože Tisnikar: Birth and Death
6. 9. 2017–25. 10. 2017
The exhibition is features over 56 drawings and paintings through the courtesy of Art Gallery Slovenj Gradec. They were created between the 1960s and 1998 by one of the most important and innovative Slovenian artists.
Metka Krašovec: Journey,
10. 5. 2017–30. 6. 2017
The overview exhibition of this year's laureate, one of the most esteemed Slovenian artists, will showcase the specific periods in her work, and her ways of depiction. The exhibition will be based on various drawings and paintings, dating from the 1960s' all the way to today.
music festivalO•zvočenje 15
18. 4. 2017–20. 4. 2017
Traditional contemporary music festival presenting group SAETA feat. Tinkara Kovač, concert "Zven kamna, ki te prevzame" and sitar player Martin Lumbar.
exhibiition of films and videosVideofestival Natures 14
11. 4. 2017–14. 4. 2017
Videofestival Natures 14 presents works selected through the festival’s open call by Tesa Drev, Nadja Osojnik and Zvonka T. Simčič and overwiev exhibition of film and video by Davorin Marc from 1978 till 2016.
Štefan Planinc: New Worlds
11. 1. 2017–25. 3. 2017
This retrospective exhibition features a selection of around one hundred works by Štefan Planinc created in the period 1958–2009. It revolves around the artwork depicting barely visible and distinguishable human and animal figures.