Solo Shows

 

1963

Belgrade, Yugoslavia, Gallery of the Workers University Djuro Salaj

1964

Genoa, Italy, Galleria del Deposito

1965

Zagreb, Yugoslavia, Student Center’s exhibition space

1967

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, Haus Nieed

Munich, Germany, Galerie Neuhaus

1967-68

Opatija, Yugoslavia, Salon of the hotel “Ambasador”

1968

Amsterdam, Netherlands, Bois Taverne

1969

Šid, Yugoslavia, “Sava Šumanović” Gallery

Basel, Switzerland, Galerie Hilt

Zagreb, Yugoslavia, The Gallery of Primitive Art

Amsterdam, Netherlands, Galerie Mokum

1970

Šid, Yugoslavia, The Club of Social Workers

Šid, Yugoslavia, Youth Center, Painter’s House, Grammar School “Sava Šumanović”

Ohrid, Yugoslavia, Friendship salon “Naumovski”

1972

Vukovar, Yugoslavia, Cultural Center, Theater

1973

Zagreb, Yugoslavia, Museum of Art and Craftmanship (Memorial retrospective exhibition inside the show “Naivi ´73)

Šid, Yugoslavia, Museum “Ilijanum”, Ilijanum ´73

1976

Düsseldorf, Germany, Galerie Elke und Werner Zimmer

1980

Milano, Italy, Art Gallery

1985

Zagreb, Yugoslavia, Gallery 11

1986

Belgrade, Yugoslavia, Gallery Sebastian

Varazdin, Yugoslavia, Atlas Art Agency, Sebastian

Dubrovnik, Yugoslavia, Gallery Sebastian

Munich, Germany, Galerie Charlotte

1989

Novi Sad, Yugoslavia, Gallery of Contemporary Art

1994

Jagodina, Serbia, Museum of Naïve Art

Belgrade, Serbia, Salon of the Museum of Contemporary Art (MoCAB)

1995

Novi Sad, Serbia, Museum of the Contemporary Art of Vojvodina

1998

Venice, Italy, Ikona Gallery, Magazzini del Sale

Belgrade, Serbia, City Cultural Center

2000-01

Bönnigheim, Germany, Museum Charlotte Zander,

2004

Novi Sad, Serbia, Petrovaradin fortress, Gallery “Boško Petrović” (exhibition of tapestries)

Belgrade, Serbia, Ethnographic Museum (exhibition of tapestries)

Novi Sad, Serbia, Museum of Vojvodina

2006

New York, USA, Galerie St. Etienne, Ilija!

Belgrade, Serbia, Gallery 03ONE, Fenomen Ilija Bosilj – Mangelos

2007

Novi Sad, Serbia, Serbian Academy of Arts and Sciences – department in Novi Sad, The Artistic Case of Ilija Bosilj

Verona, Italy, Art Verona

2008

Heidelberg, Germany, Museum Haus Cajeth

Belgrade, Serbia, Art Pavilion Cvijeta Zuzoric, The Pictures from Ilijada

2009

Sheboygan, USA, John Michaels Kohler Arts Center, Ilija: Journeys in the imagination

Kragujevac, Serbia, Rima Gallery, Ilija’s World

2010

Belgrade, Serbia, Haos Gallery, Ilija Bosilj – Works on Paper

Zrenjanin, Serbia, National Museum, The Conceivings of Ilija Bosilj

2011

Pula, Croatia, Museum of Contemporary Art of Istria, Ilija’s World

2012

Šibenik, Croatia, St. Krševan Gallery, Ilija’s World

Zagreb, Croatia, Kranjčar Gallery, Ilija’s World

Osijek, Croatia, City Gallery, Ilija’s World

2014

New York, USA, Galerie St. Etienne, ILIJA/MANGELOS: Father and Son, Inside & Out

Belgrade, Serbia, Gallery of CMC, Fantastic World of Ilija Basicevic Bosilj

2017

Maribor, Slovenia, KiBela/MMC KIBLA, Ilija’s Breath / Ilijev vdih

2018

New York, USA, Cavin-Morris Gallery, Welcoming the Two Faced Rider: Ilija Bosilj Bašičević 

Belgrade, Serbia, Goethe-Institut, Ilija – Mangelos Phenomenon

 

Selected Group Shows

 

1962

Basel, Switzerland, Galerie Hilt, Primitive Malerei

1963

Düsseldorf, Germany, Galerie Nella Nebelung, Sonntagsmaler

Dortmund, Germany, Museum am Ostwall, Sonntagsmaler aus Jugoslawien

1964

Rotterdam, Netherlands, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, De Lusthof der Naiven

Paris, France, Musée d’Art Moderne, Le Monde Naïf

Recklinghausen, Germany, Kunsthalle, Naïve Malerei in Jugoslawien

Hamburg, Germany, Kunsthaus, Naïve Malerei in Jugoslawien

1966

Munich, Germany, Stadtmuseum, Kunst der Naiven in Jugoslawien

Dubrovnik, Yugoslavia, Inside the walls of the Ploča Gate, Naïve Art 66

Zagreb, Yugoslavia, Gallery of Primitive Art, Acquisitions III

Frankfurt am Main, Volksbildungsheim, Höchst, Jahrhundert, Naïve malerei aus Jugoslawien

1967

Amsterdam, Netherlands, Albert Dorne Gallery, Naieve Kunst in Particulier Bezit

Zagreb, Yugoslavia, Gallery of Primitive Art, Profiles

1968

Antwerp, Belgium, Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, Zandags Schilders

Mexico-City, Mexico, Museum of Modern Art, Arte Naïf de Yugoslavia

Guanajuato, Morelia, Guadalajara, San Luis Potosi, Aquascalientes, Torreon, Monterrey, Jalapa, Mexico, Arte Naïf de Yugoslavia

1969

Lugano, Switzerland, Museo Civico di Belle Art, I Naïfs

Mainz, Germany, Gutenberg-Museum, Hinterglasmalerei der Naïven

Williamsburg, USA, Rockefeller Folk Art Collection, Yugoslav Naïve Paintings and Sculpture

1971

Rome, Italy, Pallazo delle Espozicioni, Arte Naïf in Serbia

1973

Oslo, Norway, Sonja Henie-Onstad Muséet, Kansan Kuvia. Folkets Bilders

Helsinki, Finland, Ateneumin Taidemuseo, Kansan Kuvia. Folkets Bilders

1976

Paris, France, Grand Palais, Yugoslavie. Peintres et Sculpteurs Naïfs

London, UK, Camden Arts Centre, Naïve Art in Yugoslavia

1982

Nice, France, Musée International d’Art Naïf Anatole Jakovsky

1984

London, UK, Royal Festival Hall, New Frontiers of Naïve Art in Europe

1986

Beijing, China, Chinese National Art Gallery, Naïve Art of Yugoslavia

Shanghai, China, Huangpilu Art Gallery, Naive Art in Yugoslavia

Tokyo, Japan, Setagaya Art Museum, Eleven Naïve Artists from Yugoslavia

Osaka, Japan, Daimaru, Shinsaibashi, Eleven Naïve Artists from Yugoslavia

1999

Ismaning, Germany, Kallmann Museum, Spitzenwerke der Naiven Kunst aus dem Museum Charlotte Zander

2002

Novi Sad, Serbia, Museum of Contemporary Art of Vojvodina, Central European Aspects of Vojvodina’s Avant-Gardes 1920-2000: Border Phenomena and the Phenomena of Borders

Belgrade, Serbia, Salon of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Central European Aspects of Vojvodina’s Avant-Gardes 1920-2000: Border Phenomena and the Phenomena of Borders 

2004

Martigny, Switzerland, Manoir de la Ville de Martigny, Croisements

2006

Helsinki, Finland, Kunsthalle, ITE in Spirit

New York, USA, Galerie St.Etienne, Fairy Tale, Myth and Fantasy – Approaches to Spirituality in Art (Marc Chagall, Picasso, Paul Klee, Michel Nedjar, Ilija Bosilj…)

2007

Vienna, Austria, Museum Gugging, Internationale Art Brut – SYBILLE!

Tulln an der Donau, Austria, Minoritenkloster, Von Schiele bis Warhol

Zurich, Switzerland, Galerie/Sammlung Susi Brunner

New York, USA, Galerie St.Etienne, Recent Acquisitions (G.Klimt, O.Kokoschka, E.Schiele, Ilija Bosilj,…)

2008

New York, USA, Galerie St.Etienne, Transforming reality, Pattern and Design in Modern and Self-Taught Art (Paul Klee, Gustav Klimt, Emil Nolde, Scottie Wilson, Ilija Bosilj,…)

2009

London, UK, Primrose Hill, Museum of Everything, Exhibition #1

2012

Turin, Italy, Pinacoteca Agnelli, Exhibition #1

2011

Paris, France, La Halle Saint Pierre, Sous le Vent de l’Art Brut – Collection Charlotte Zander

2012

New York, USA, Galerie St.Etienne, The Ins and OUTS of Self-Taught Art – Reflections on a Shifting Field (Hendry Darger, John Kane, Michel Nedjar, Josef Karl Rädler, Ilija Bosilj, …)

2013

Tokyo, Japan, Setagaya Art Museum, Homage to Henri Rousseau – the World of Naïve Painters and Outsiders

2014

Kaiserlautern, Germany, Museum Pfalzgalerie Kaiserlautern, Apocalypse Now! – Visionen von Schrecken und Hoffnung in der Kunst von Mittelalter bis heute (Albrecht Dürer, Odilon Redon, Otto Dix, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Max Beckmann, Wassily Kandinsky, Ilija Bosilj,…)

2017

Paris, France, La Halle Saint Pierre, Turbulences dans les Balkans

New York, USA, Cavin-Morris Gallery, Edgewalkers & Worldbuilders