The Museum of Contemporary Art Zagreb

Ivo Gattin(Split, Croatia, 1926 – Zagreb, Croatia, 1978)

Red Surface with Two Incisions 1961

resin, pigment / burlap

103.5 cm x 150.5 cm

Ivo Gattin is one of the most radical post-war Croatian artists. During the second half of the fifties he began to use new materials – metal sheets, wire, and sand, which he combined with colours, pigments, varnishes, resins, chalk, and wax, investigating exclusively the possibilities of self-expression of matter.

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