The museum

MGLC has the largest Slovene collection of fine art prints and original publications produced after the Second World War. It is the only public collection of modernist prints in Slovenia, containing more than 10,000 pieces. 

The majority of the collection is represented by the donations of the artists that have exhibited at the International Biennials of Graphic Arts. Among them are members of the École de Paris, representatives of the COBRA avant-garde movement, artists of Eastern Europe and other internationally renowned artists. The collection also contains the complete or partial print oeuvres of Vladimir Makuc, Janez Bernik, Danilo Jejčič, Bogdan Borčić, Jože Ciuha, Lojze Spacal, Andrej Jemec, Tinca Stegovec, as well as others.

An important part is represented by the collection of art publications, which accounts for about 4,000 pieces – artists’ books, book works, art journals and magazines, newspaper projects, posters and invites, photographic publications, postcards, stamps, stickers, prints, photocopies, sound art CDs, as well as accompanying literature. The collection was formed in 2001 when the Institut Français loaned 378 works by the avant-gardes artists of the 1960s and 1970s. 

MGLC also holds in its collection 425 units from the museum in progress collection of original newspaper projects published in Der Standard newspaper between 1990 and 2002. 

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Ana Sluga: Passive Torso, pop-up one-day exhibition

Tuesday, 4 October 2022, from 6 to 10 pm
MGLC Švicarija

With the cycle of one-day events From the Studios, we introduce resident artists working at MGLC Švicarija. Painter, photographer and video artist Ana Sluga presents herself with her latest production of paintings. The series of works on paper entitled Passive Torso explores the medium of painting and the atmosphere built up by the artist and her reactions as the viewer. 

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Photo: Ana Sluga Archive.

The exhibition Prints and Impressions 2 has been extended until October 9

5. 7.–9. 10. 2022
MGLC Grad Tivoli

The exhibition is the result of a public call for submissions to Slovenian artists of all generations actively working in the field of fine art printing and printmaking. It serves as a starting point for further research into Slovenian graphic production and its involvement in the contemporary visual art practices.

An international expert jury consisting of Barbora Kundračíková (CZ), Mario Čaušić (HR) and Miloš Đorđević (RS) selected the works of 43 artists from the 114 submissions.

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Photo: Nejc Ketiš. MGLC Archive.

Visit the Invader mosaics in Grad Tivoli

Invader is an artist, an individual, a movement, an app, a game and a lifestyle. He is a street art phenomenon and has become a global art star.
You have probably noticed his mosaics around the city of Ljubljana, and some of them are also on the premises of MGLC Grad Tivoli, which are not open to the public. You can see them from Tuesday to Sunday at 2 pm or by appointment (write to us at trgovina@mglc-lj.si).


Photo: Urška Boljkovac. MGLC Archive.