Dimitrije Bašičević Mangelos

Year of birth, place
1921, Šid, Serbia
Year of death, place
1987, Zagreb, Croatia
Biography

Dimitrije Bašičević (Mangelos) studied art history and philosophy in Vienna and Zagreb (1942–1949, grad. 1949 in Zagreb, Ph.D. 1957). 1949–1959 assistant at the Moderna galerija and curator of the fine arts archive of the Yugoslav Academy of Arts and Sciences. 1959–1966 member of Gorgona. 1960–1964 curator of the Galerija primitivne umjetnosti, Zagreb. 1965–1971 curator and head of the Benko Horvat collection. 1973 head of the Centar za fotografiju, film i televiziju (CEFFT) at the Muzej suvremene umjetnosti, Zagreb. 1972–1978 member of the editorial board of »Spot«, a journal on photography published by the Galerije grada Zagreba.
Exhib.: 1968, »Permanent Art«, Galerija 212, Belgrade. 1969, »typoezija«, Galerija Studentskog centra, Zagreb.
Lit.: D. B., »Sava Sumanovič. Život i umetnost«, Zagreb, 1960.

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