The Croatian "new art practice" occurred parallel with similar tendencies throughout the world, and many of its authors achieved an outstanding international reputation at the time. The Museum of Contemporary Art recognized the significance of this "new artistic practice", and during the 70s it presented various phenomena such as primary and analytical art, conceptual art, video art, performance, body art, purchasing some of these works for its collection in the process.

Primary and analytical painting or sculpture is documented by the many works of Goran Petercol, Željko Kipke, Boris Bućan, Boris Demur, Ante Rašić, Slavomir Drinković, while conceptual art is documented by the works of Sanja Iveković, Dalibor Martinis, Mladen Stilinović, Goran Trbuljak, Vlado Martek, Marijan Molnar, Tomislav Gotovac, and Vlasta Delimar.

NEW ART PRACTICE - a term that defines the wide range of artistic activity by a series of artists in the period between 1966-74. New art practice expands the area of visual art to that of new media (film and video), and uses processual techniques of presentation which imply the inclusion of the audience (happening, performance). The artists who most intensively marked the "new artistic practice" period with their individual exhibitions or group actions and urban interventions were Goran Trbuljak and Braco Dimitrijević (occasionally working together under the name of "Pensioner Tihomir Simčić"), Boris Bućan, Gorki Žuvela, Dalibor Martinis, Sanja Iveković, Jagoda Kaloper, Josip Stošić, Ladislav Galeta, Željko Borčić, the Group of Six Authors (Vlado Martek, Željko Jerman, Boris Demur, Mladen Stilinović, Sven Stilinović, Fedor Vučemilović), the Group Flow (Vladimir Gudac, Dubravko Budić, Davor Lončarić, Ivan Šimunović, Gustav Zechel, Darko Zubčević), Tomislav Gotovac, and others.








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