About Braco Dimitrijevic
Slobodan „Braco“ Dimitrijević (born 18 June 1948) is a Bosnian conceptual artist. His works deal mainly with history and the individual’s place in it. He lives and works in Paris, France.
He has exhibited internationally since the 1970s, including at the Tate Gallery in 1985. He has participated in documenta (1972, 1977 and 1992) and the Venice Biennale (1976, 1982, 1990, 1993 and 2009). His works are held in the collection of the Tate Gallery, MoMA Museum of Modern Art New York, and that of the Centre Pompidou, among others.
Braco Dimitrijević was born on 18 June 1948 in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, FPR Yugoslavia. His father was the painter Vojo Dimitrijević, one of the most famous modern artists in Yugoslavia. He started painting at the age of 5 and was featured in a TV show entitled Filmske Novosti (Film News) in 1957. His first conceptual work dates back to 1963. He went on to study at Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb, from which he graduated in 1971. He then studied at Saint Martin’s School of Art in London from 1971 to 1973. In 1976, he wrote Tractatus Post Historicus, which formed the theoretical basis of his early work.