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This document describes a collection of materials held by the
Special Collections Department
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1420
Phone: 319-335-5921
Fax: 319-335-5900

Collection dates: @1974 - 1997
.5 linear foot

Posted to Internet: March 2004

Acquisition Note: The Zagreb folios were donated by Ken Friedman in the late 1990's.

Access and Restrictions:This collection is open for research.

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Abbreviations: For an explanation of the abbreviation and dating conventions used in the finding aid, please see Abbreviations.

Scope and Contents

The Zagreb Folios consist of half a linear foot of original art works by Yugoslavian artists and a scholarly paper that discusses several of these works. The approximate dates of the collection are 1974 -- 1997. This is an Alternative Traditions in Contemporary Art collection.

Box List

Box 1

"Mladen Stilinovic, Neue Slowenische Kunst, and Commodified Ideology: Yugoslavian Art and Western Reception," July, 1997. Paper by Sarah Warren discussing some of these works

FOLIO 1-Zagreb

Vlado Martek

[nine bookworks]

Untitled, n.d. (with pencil)

"Autorsko Kiyiga,"1980

"Autorsko Kiyiga," 1980

"Upirem Prst U Abeced," 1979 (this title? taken from first page)

Untitled, 1980

"Book of Reparation," 1980

"Poezija," 1980 ( this title? taken from front page)

Untitled, 1980

Untitled, 1980

FOLIO 2-Zagreb

Mladen Stilinovic

In brown envelope: 2 color installation photographs of Stilinovic's exhibition, "Exploitation of the Dead: 1984-88." Gallery PM, Zagreb, 1988

FOLIO 3-Zagreb

Mladen Stilinovic

Portfolio of 19 small works by Stilinivoc with English translations of texts

FOLIO 4-Zagreb

Mladen Stilinovic and Ken Friedman cover sheet notes

"Ja" series of 4 postcard size pieces

Newsprint piece, 1976

3 printed cards

Card piece mounted on board," Izvaden Iz Gomile"

Four-panel photo/text (needs conservation)

Artists' book " Govor"

Four-panel snapshot piece

Card "polaroid" (explanation of above piece?)

Artists' book "Crveno Roza," 1978

Artists' book "Written with Blood," 1978

FOLIO 5-Zagreb

Mladen Stilinovic

Artists' book titled "Samoce II," (Solitude II), 1976

FOLIO 6-Zagreb

Mladen Stilinovic

Conceptual 3 photo piece, 1 drawing, "My/ Yours," 1974 and 2 works on money (date unreadable)

FOLIO 7(I)- Zagreb

Mladen Stilinovic

"Ausbeutung der Toten," Studio D, Tubingen, Germany, January 17 -- February 11, 1986. Gallery Show Announcement

Exhibition Catalogues:

Galerija Nova, Zagreb, 1976

"Pjevaj !," Galerija Suvremene Umjetnosti, Zabreb, 1980

Workers Canteen, Zagreb, 1989?, "Exploitation of the Dead: 1984 -- 1989." Interviews and statements about his work, with many pieces reproduced and map of how works were located in the show.

FOLIO 7(II)-Zagreb


FOLIO 8(I)- Zagreb

Vlado Martek

"Counter-Culture Movement in Croatian Art from 1975-1985," Galerija Karas, Zagreb, April 5 -- 19, 1985. Group show catalog

Galerija Suvremene Umjetnosti, Zagreb, April 8 -- 16, 1982; Galerija DDT, February 3 -- 20, Zagreb, 1987; "Sentimentalnosti," Galerija Suvremene Umjetnosti, March 26 -- April 19, Zabreb, 1987. One man show catalogs

FOLIO 8(II)-Zagreb

Mladen Stilinovic and Vlado Martek

Collaborative Book, Stilinovic/Martek,"Knjigarad," Zabreb: Galerija Studentskog Centra, 1980

Malden, Stilinovic, "I Have No Time," Tubingen : Edition Dacic, 1983

File X

Mladen Stilinovic

Artists' book

"Nered" (Order-Disorder), no date

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