Svečnjak Vilim

Vilim Svecnjak (1906-1993) Gipsy houses in Skopje, 1948, oil on canvas

Born and died in Zagreb, Svečnjak is considered as one of the most important Croatian painters. He enrolled the Art Academy in 1927 first in the sculpture department under the guidance of Ivan Mestrovic, Rudolf Vladec and Ivo Kerdic. In this period, he accepts the Mаrxistic teaching and becomes an active member of the Communist […]

Prica Zlatko


Born in Pechuh, Hungary on 26.06.1916, died in Rijeka, Croatia. In 1922 he moved to Samobor, Croatia, and later to Zagreb where he enrolled at the Academy of Fine Arts. He graduated in 1940 in class of Ljubo Babić. His first one-man exhibition was held in 1941 in the Art Pavilion in Zagreb just before […]

Krizman Tomislav


Born in Orlovac near Karlovac on 21.07.1882, died in Zagreb on 24.10.1955. Krizman graduated from the Trade School in Zagreb and studied graphics and art from professors Bela Čikoši-Sesi and Menci Clement Crnchić. Between 1903-09 he studied art and drawing at the Art academy in Vienna. There he worked and exhibited with leading Yugoslav artist, […]

Burich Narcis

Narcis Burich (1893-1950) Saint Sofia, Ohrid 1930 oil on canvas

Born in Knin on 4th August 1893, died in Zagreb on 13th May 1950. Studied at the Academy of Fine Art in Munich and Prague in the class of Vlaho Bukovac. He was a teacher for painting in Split and Sarajevo, where he had a private art school. Painted mainly sea scenes, landscapes and still […]

Augustinčić Antun

Antun Augustinčić (1900-1979) Monument of King Petar and Alexandar in Skopje 1937, bronze

Born on 4th May 1900 in Klanjec, Croatia, died on 10 May 1979 in Zagreb, Croatia, Antun Augustinčić was a prominent Croatian sculptor and one of the leading Yugoslavian artists after the Second World War. His most notable sculptures include the Peace monument which stands in front of the United Nations building in New York […]