Stunning photos made by members of Fotoklub Zagreb.
In honour of Fotoklub Zagreb celebrating its 125th birthday, the Zagreb City Museum is hosting an exhibition of some of the finest old and new photographs made by members of the club, many of them depicting beautiful Zagreb.
Established in the year 1892, Fotoklub Zagreb has made a great impact on the development of fine-art photography in this part of Europe, with many prestigious and renowned photographers as members, including the most famous of them all – the great Tošo Dabac. The club’s main activity is the organisation of local and international photo exhibitions, the most important of them being the international photography exhibition entitled ‘Zagreb Salon’, which is held every two years. The club also organises various photography workshops, courses, talks and presentations.
Photo: Tošo Dabac, ‘Old Man with a Pipe”
During this jubilee year, the Fotoklub Zagreb has organized nine exhibitions in galleries and museums all over Croatia, including Pazin, Rijeka, Buzet, Labin, Umag, Zadar, Vinkovci and Rovinj, with Zagreb as the last stop. Having developed international cooperation with photo clubs abroad, Fotoklub Zagreb has also organized a series of exhibitions abroad in cities of Graz, Eisenstadt, Trieste, Florence and Celje. The club has also organised a travelling exhibition in Australia and New Zealand, which is currently taking place and will include Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Canberra and Auckland.
Photo: Oto Hohnjec, ‘Between Light and Shadow’
The exhibition currently on view at the Zagreb City Museum includes a total of 80 photos, 40 of which represent 40 authors from the 20th century, and 40 from the 21st century. The exhibition takes place from November 8th to November 22nd, 2017.
Source and photos: mgz.hr