Ars Aevi

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Ars Aevi
Established 11 July 1992
Location Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Coordinates 43°52′N 18°25′E / 43.867°N 18.417°E / 43.867; 18.417Coordinates: 43°52′N 18°25′E / 43.867°N 18.417°E / 43.867; 18.417
Type Art Museum
Collection size 1,600

Ars Aevi is a museum of contemporary art in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. [1] It was established during the Siege of Sarajevo as a cultural resistance movement to the Bosnian war. It holds a collection of 1,600 pieces, including approximately 130 works by renowned world artists such as Pablo Picasso, Michelangelo Pistoletto, Jannis Kounellis, Joseph Beuys, Marina Abramović and Joseph Kosuth. [2] A new museum building, designed by Renzo Piano, is planned to be built in the upcoming years. [3]


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