Alenka Gerlovič (1919-2010) Slovenian

Alenka Gerlovič (17 September 1919 – 9 December 2010) was a Slovene painter.

Gerlovič was born in Ljubljana in 1919. She studied art at the Zagreb Academy of Fine Arts. During the Second World War she joined the partisans. She died in Ljubljana in 2010. She won the Levstik Award in 1968 for her book Likovni pouk otrok (Art Classes for Children).  She won the Prešeren Foundation Award in 1981 for her artistic achievements

Gerlovič visited Ohrid, Struga and Skopje in the period 1953-1957 where she produced a number of drawings mainly women and children and traditional Macedonian folk dresses. She wrote about her 1950s visits to Macedonia in her book “Pieces of my life” .

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This lexicon is a result of my 15 years long period of researching & documenting the personalities and the artworks of the foreign painters, sculptors, illustrators, and photographers having visited different spots of the geographic territory of Macedonia, there having created works of art there over a 100-years long period i.e. between 1850-1950. Their presence and artwork in the Macedonian milieus represent a notable cultural heritage to the international linkage of the ethnic Macedonians as well as to all the ethnicities living in the picturesque territory of Macedonia and the cultures of modern-day countries spread over parts of the geographic territory of Macedonia. Witnessing the artistic contributions of the foreign artist, we are proud of their Macedonia-themed creative works and experiences. I believe that their artworks, having been inspired and created over the vast region of Macedonia, unite us all in these challenging times, and under the facts and the values of the artistic beauty.

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