LA PANACÉE | 10 February 2018

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Work by Ivana Basic will be included in the upcoming group show Crash Test: The Molecular Turn at La Panacée in Montpellier, France. Exploring the relations between culture and nature, rather than emphasizing its differences, Crash Test presents the works of 25 contemporary artists that deal with the notion of reality and blur traditional opposite concepts, such as artificial and natural. Opening tomorrow,  10 February,  Crash Test will run through 6 May. For more information, click here.

TIMES SQUARE ART | 28 November 2017

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Ivana Bašić is included in the group show STRAY, curated by Tiffany Zabludowicz at the Tamares Building in Times Square, New York. On view will be her installation’s Through the hum of black velvet sleepand A thousand years ago 10 seconds of breath were 40 grams of dust. Opening today, STRAY will remain on view through 30 January. Click here for more information.

SCRAP METAL GALLERY | 27 October 2017

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Works by Ivana Basic will be included in the group show, All the Names, at Scrap Metal Gallery in Toronto. Running from 27 October 2017 – 10 March 2018, All the Names will also include works by Christian Boltanski, Tracey Emin and Liz Magor, among others. For more information, click here.

GALERIE PACT | 19 October 2017

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Parisian Galerie Pact announces upcoming group show featuring works by Ivana Bašić. The show, titled Tu es Métamorphose (You are Metamorphosis) will run from 19 October 2017 through January 2018. For more information, visit the Galerie Pact site here.

THE BROOKLYN RAIL | 14 July 2017

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William Corwin reviews Ivana Bašić’s solo show “Through the hum of black velvet sleep” in The Brooklyn Rail. The exhibition was on show at Marlborough Contemporary, New York from 25 May to 24 June 2017. Corwin states “The golden age of humanity wants to gain control of—and master—the fundamental constants of existence: transformation, expiration, and death. Bašić’s elaborate installation is about loss of control in the face of this quest—the side effects of the attempt at eternal youth. Read the full article here.

ARTNET | 8 July 2017

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Artnet lists “Unquestionable Optimism – The Barn Show” with Ivana Baśič, Alexandra Gorczynski and Anne Vieux as one of its 12 Must-See Art Shows Happening in the Hamptons This Summer. Read the full article here.

CREATORS VICE | 20 June 2017

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Ivana Basic’s exhibition at Marlborough Gallery, New York, was reviewed in Creator Vice. In the review, writher Beckett Mufson points to how “Bašić’s sculptures have been compared to the movie monsters of H.R. Giger and Ridley Scott. A more accurate conceptual reference, however, would be the stories of Franz Kafka, a key influence on Bašić’s work.” Read the complete review here.

ARTFORUM | 9 June 2017

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Ivana Baśič’s current solo show at Marlborough Contemporary in New York was reviewed by Artforum. “Her work suggests that we have not yet tasted the trauma we have envisioned. We are merely testing its reality”, writes Matthew Weinstein. Read the full article here.

MARLBOROUGH CONTEMPORARY | 25 May 2017

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Ivana Bašić’s exhibition Through the hum of black velvet sleep opens today at Marlborough Contemporary in New York. This exhibition “builds upon the premise of dust as the absolute reduction of the world, a substance in which the world is anonymously contained…” Read the full press release here.

AQNB | 24 May 2017

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Ivana Bašić’s solo exhibition this month at Marlborough Contemporary in New York is reported on AQNB. “Looking at dust, particles, form, as well as physical states of pressure, density and porosity, Bašić will immerse us in the relationship between body and universe”, the author writes. Read the full article here.

ARTSPACE | 17 March 2017

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Ivana Basic’s work in the recent exhibition  Dreamlands: Immersive Cinema and Art, 1905–2016 at the Whitney in New York  is discussed in the article ‘Can Virtual Reality Help Us Understand Gender Identity’. Read the full article here.

HYPERALLERGIC | 3 March 2017

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Hyperallergic includes Ivana Baśič in its most memorable art at this year’s NADA New York. Baśič’s work Stay inside or perish, 2016 is described as ‘elegant yet rife with trauma’. Read the full article here.

MUSEE MAGAZINE | 3 November 2016

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Ivana Basic is featured in Musée Magazine in relation to her participation in the exhibition  Dreamlands: Immersive Cinema and Art 1905-2016 at the Whitney in New York. “Ivana Basic’s sculpture ‘SOMA’ features a plasticky corpse hanging on a metal bar, with the torso melting into the limbs as if the body was popped in the microwave and removed a gooey mutation.  And the sense of dread and disgust at the sight of this work reveals a very human sensation to remain human, despite the cyborg stage”, writes Celina Huynh. Read the full article here.

EYES TOWARD THE DOVE | 1 November 2016

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The current group exhibition Dreamlands: Immersive Cinema and Art 1905-2016 at the Whitney featuring Ivana Basic works has been reviewed by Jongho Lee in Eyes Towards the Dove. Referencing Basic’s video and sculpture ‘SOMA’ (2013-), he writes: “Her body exists in countless ways, including in the future through means of production that have not even been realized yet. In the existing rendering at the exhibit, her body appears both as a sculpture and an animation.” Read the full review here.

ARTSPACE | 7 October 2016

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Loney Abrams spoke with Basic in her Brooklyn studio about the digital and material ways the artist has alienated herself from her own body, about the ever-present existential fear that she experienced growing up in Serbia in the ’90s, and about her plans for an upcoming group show at the Whitney Museum. Read the full interview here.

ARTVERGE | 26 September 2016

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Yannis Kostarias reviews Ivana Basic’s exhibition and notes: “Annka Kultys gallery’s exhibitions have been remarkable indications of creativity in the long-term vitality of the east London art scene.” You can read the full review here.

AQNB | 26 September 2016

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Adeleine St has written a thorough review of Ivana Basic’s exhibition Throat wanders down the blade… at Annka Kultys Gallery for AQNB magazine. Describing the work, she writes: “The nape of the neck, a jagged rib, flesh that could once have been a hand, the nub of a heel, oscillating between foetal and decaying…” Read the full review here.

THE QUIETUS | 25 September 2016

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Robert Barry has written about Ivana Basic’s solo exhibition at Annka Kultys Gallery, Throat wanders down the blade... “The work of Ivana Basic takes its starting point from human flesh, in all its horror and ambiguity,” writes Barry in “Aliens Bodies. Ivana Basic at Annka Kultys.” An interview with Ivana Basic follows his introduction as well as an extract of Ivana’s new book published by Annka Kultys Gallery. Read the full article here.