In collaboration with the Marinko Sudac Collection, a selection of publications in a display case within the chronological display of the museum collection of the Modern Gallery marks the hundredth anniversary of the publication of the first issue of the Zenit avant-garde magazine.
The Zenit avant-garde magazine was started and edited by the poet, writer and critic Ljubomir Micić (1895 - 1971), who created a magazine of original programme and poetics, national and international level and significance.
Zenit's program opposes European tradition and Eurocentrism in general, in the name of values built on the assumptions of the inner renewal of man and the overcoming of external materiality by internal contents. The vision of a new and united Europe is proclaimed by a manifesto that in the 10th issue of Zenit advocates the idea of its Balkanization, led by the resurrected Barbarogeni - the inner incarnation of the South Balkan man-hero, and the affirmation of cultural, archaic and primordial forms of thought and representation. Zenit thus became a program newsletter, various forms (poster editions, folio formats, catalogue, etc.) and special propaganda which, in addition to leaflets, also included the famous Zenit Evenings (Zagreb, Berlin, Munich, Paris, etc.)