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In January 2008, the HAOS gallery in Belgrade hosted an exhibition of drawings by designer and illustrator Mirko Ilić. Around 600 of his sketches were displayed along with the finished works, offering attendees a unique insight into Ilić’s creative process.

What made the exhibition unusual was that the original drawings were not just hung on the walls but also placed on the floor. Visitors walked on top of them, resulting in the complete destruction of the works by the end of the exhibition, underscoring Ilić’s belief that his sketches are unimportant—it’s the finished piece that matters.

 

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