Friday, April 19, 2013

Marko Pogačnik

Art Descending Upon the Earth 
UGM | Maribor Art Gallery, Strossmayerjeva 6 Slovenia

Marko Pogačnik (1944, Kranj) entered the Slovenian cultural sphere already as a high school student. Later he was a member of the Conceptual group OHO (1965 - 1971). He studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Ljubljana (1963 - 1967). Since 1968 he has worked as a free-lance artist. In 1971, together with his friends he began joining art and life (land art) and established a commune in Šempas in Vipavska valley. Since his first exhibition held in 1965 he has  exhibited extensively, also abroad: in Paris, Munich, New York, Florence and elsewhere. LINK UGM, Maribor Art Gallery

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