SUCCESSFUL SERIES

Miodrag Krkobabić
March 2nd - 14th, 2009


…To position oneself as an artist within the artistic field aims for both symbolic and economic payoff. Miodrag Krkobabić approaches this topic in his “Successful Series” (2004–ongoing) again from a slightly different, quite self-ironic perspective. The focus here is directed onto the different meanings the notion of “success” – whether connoted with beauty, fame, adventure or represented in material fetishes like a hot car – may assume.  He and some of his artist colleagues – Zoran Todorović, Milica Tomić, and Dragana Žarevac – are portrayed with the attributes of their “personal” desires which correspond well with the stereotyped images of success contemporary society presents…