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Exhibition17th April 2007. Krka Gallery, Novo Mesto – Past/Present/Future
Paintings which youngh painter from Zagreb represents to Krka Gallery's public, are part of «Future» and «Back to the Future» cycle. Her work characterizes research of man and machine (computer) collision in proceedure of art creation and confrontation of terms creative / technological as well as attempt to precede their compromise and complementarity. With mentioned method the artist wants to overcome fatefull barrier within (creative) thinking and (technological) sterility, as on croatian art scene (what is allready in...

Exhibition19th October 2007. Kristofor Stankovic Gallery, Zagreb – Male body
Young Zagreb's painter Diana Simek represents herself with first of three partly prepared exhibitions derived from observing, studing, analyzing and painting of male and female – separately and then taken together – divested body, accurately nude. First cycle of dreamed «three-part» is devoted to male nude. Considering age and gender of the artist, and hidden sexuality present in in her work so far (Unusual day, Dance) this is very important because this concealed and mostly indirect erotic component we experience as a kind of...

Exhibition9th June 2006. Faculty of Kinesiology, Zagreb - Football
The Football World Cup Finals were held between June 9 and July 9, 2006 in Germany, where Italy was crowned champion after beating France in final, wining the penatly shotout 5-3 after the match finished 1-1 after extra time. Germany placed third after beating Portugal 3-1. The next World Cup Finals will be held in 2010 in Sought Africa and the 2014 Finals will be held in Brazil. Anent of Football World Cup Finals, in June 9th was opening of the exhibition named Football on the University of Zagreb, Faculty of Kinesiology

Exhibition11th May 2006. CEKAO Gallery, Zagreb – Back to the Future
The paintings of the young Zagreb artist Diana Simek can be, or even should be regarded on two basic levels: the one of form and problem and the other of meaning and symbol. Namely, both levels are very important to comprehend and recognize the artist's poetical preferences which originate from firm and clearly shaped aesthetical, that is, ethic standards. In the form and problem sense, the authoress examines the possibilities and challenges raised in order to question the classical medium of painting in the times characterised by...

Exhibition14th March 2006. Club Fanatic, Zagreb - Dance
Ritual and symbolic meaning and purpose of the dance is various and manifold. We could perceive it like imaginary link that connects rituals of primal and early cultures and civilization to our technologically structured, postmodern and postindustrial society where dance, like creative excess of value indicates domain of art and widely comprehended entertainment, becomes one of the basic determinants of popular culture. Primary magic of the dance by which in primal societies throught scene, music and...

Exhibition16th September 2005. Matica Hrvatska Gallery, Zagreb – Unusual day
Read these views, catch the movement… Pull together the end of cutting parts, find your perfect day in this not so perfect world! This could be every day. Day which you choose to be special. Unplanned day. That day can be positive or negative, but you remember it for something extraordinary. Day like beginning or the end or just the moment that stays indelible in memory. In scholastically aspect, this paintings have characteristic of diary and photo album. Preliminary sketches are result of synthesizing the private writings...

Exhibition14th December 2004. Miroslav Kraljević Gallery, Zagreb – Future
In the recent Croatian visual arts there are many works that still dissipate the romantic notion of traditional media and natural materials in plastic arts that – with all their values and paleotechnical principles – cannot disappear even in the merciless competition with the most sophisticated technological innovations since they are bearers of the important and most subtle constant: man as a creator. The human creativity is here perceived as a demystified human behavior, always noble in motives refined in...

Exhibition4th June 2002. University of Zagreb, Faculty of Kinesiology - Sport
Art is a message, it lives, affects and works on creating spiritual atmosphere. Mission of the exibithion is to accentuate positive effects and power of sports on healthly spirit and human like a individual, as well as a person within a society. Art, domain painting, requires the same discipline and dedication to colour, form and shape like sport demands discipline of the body and movement. Every movement in sport requires defined muscles exertion to accomplish wanted result, so as every move and...

ExhibitionWorks in public place
University of Zagreb, Faculty of Kinesiology/ Horvacanski zavoj 15, Zagreb / 2004. sport, acrylic on the wall, 3,480 x 8,940 m / 2003. skiing, acrylic on the wall, 70 x 96 cm / 2x2,10 m / 2003. swimming, acrylic on the wall, 2,90 x 2,76 m / 2003. tennis, acrylic on the wall, 1,81 x 1,50 m / 2,56 x 1,90 m / 2003. athletics, acrylic on the wall, 2,50 x 5,50 m / 2002. hockey, acrylic on the wall, 3,60 x 2,35 m / 2002. volley-ball, acrilic on the wall, 2,40 x 2,74 m / 33 x 90 cm

ExhibitionArt Colony, Rab-Croatia 24-30.8.2007.
It was a great summer, special place and magic atmosphere in Rab that year. I get a letter invitation for this colony and without too much thinking I decided to go even though I didn't know who' s coming. And I met there wonderfull people, some of them are still my friends and we are sharing atelier. That was a good choice, becouse opened up so many doors in my life and in my heart. I will only say three things: fool moon, Mars and three fairy...and the rest is for imagination.


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