HEAD OF THE HORSE OF THE UNKNOWN HERO

2011 video, 0', 25'', loop     Ivan Mestrović is the author of numerous public sculptures and monuments   national heroes, kings, soldiers… were usually represented riding a horse.   the work is a critique of the lack of public sculptures, especially those representing notable individuals from the recent Croatian history   a horse's head brought to someone's home represents "an offer that cannot be refused" (the analogy with F. F. Coppola's movie "The Godfather")   the systems of valorization and their liability to partial interests