Branimir Donat and Visual Poetry
Glyptotheque HAZU, Zagreb, Croatia
09. April 2011 - 29. April 2011


Curator: Branko Franceschi

Organization "Marinko Sudac Collection"

The exhibition is organized in memory of Branimir Donat (05.09.1934. - 15.04.2010.) and it connects two sections dedicated to visual poetry, which represented one of Donats, personally loved ones and professional respect, important interests.
The first section presents artists and poetry found in Donats legacy, such as the edition and publication Ana Eccetera, Agentzia 2 Edizioni TOOL and Problems, and artists Heimrad Bäcker, Lucian Caruso, Steve Christl, Hans Clavin, Bob Cobbing, Pierre Garnier, Heinz Gappmayr, Joseph Kosuth, Fritz Lichtenauer, Jean – Claude Moineau, Timm Urlichs i Jiří Valoch - all collaborators and participants of his pioneering and anthological exhibition "Visual poetry" in the former gallery Centar in Zagreb, held in year 1969. 
The second section presents visual poetry and the works of artists who formed it before and during its planetary expansion.