Tomo Savić-Gecan
Photo: Jasenko Rasol

TOMO SAVIĆ-GECAN was born in 1967 in Zagreb and lives and works in Amsterdam. He studied at the School of Applied Arts in Zagreb and the Academies of Fine Arts in Venice and Milan, followed by postgraduate studies at Ateliers Arnhem, the Netherlands. In 2020 he was the subject of career-spanning retrospective at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb. Solo shows have taken place at the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Rijeka (2017); Zuidplein, Amsterdam, and Van Abbemuse- um, Eindhoven, the Netherlands (2016); Jeu de Paume, Paris, and Bergen Kunsthall, Norway (2010); Etablissement d’en face, Brussels (2005); De Loge, Haarlem, the Netherlands (2000); Gallery PM, Zagreb (1998); Kapelica Gallery, Ljubljana (1994); and Gallery SC, Zagreb (1994), among others. Selected group exhibitions have taken place at Kunsthalle Basel, Switzerland (2017); Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam, the Netherlands (2011); the Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb (2011); Apex Art, New York (2007); De Appel, Amsterdam (2006); MoMA PS1, New York (2004); Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany (2003); Arti & Amicitiae, Amsterdam (2002); National Gallery of Art, Tirana, Albania (2002); and Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna (2001). He has participated in major perennial exhibitions, including the Sculpture Garden Biennale Geneva (2020), the Taipei Biennial (2012), the 51st Venice Biennale of Art (2005), and Manifesta, Ljubljana (2000), and various artist residencies, including Art Explora, Paris (2021); Accelerate Croatia with Arts, CERN, Geneva (2017); 1646 Experimental Art Space, The Hague (2012); and PS1, New York (2004).