Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Friday, November 17, 2017

The life of Ivan Meštrović illustrations




14 illustrations about the life of Ivan Meštrović published by the Ivan Meštrović museum, Split.
His birth in Vrpolje, 1883.

Growing up in Otavice

First apprenticeship in Split

Studying in Vienna (falling in love with Ruža Klein,1904.)

First public sculpture in Zagreb - "The Well of Life"

Life in Paris - becoming very famous, 1908.

Back to Otavice

Church of the Holy Crikvine-Kašilac in Split

Starting a family with new wife Olga in Zagreb, 1927./28.-1941.

Staying in Split, 1932.-1941.

Imprisoned in WW2 by the Ustaša, then released and moved to Rome, 1942.-46.

Ending his life in the USA as a professor of sculpture, 1947.

Transcended into eternity from his Mausouleum in Otavice in 1962.

The cover of the book




Sunday, October 29, 2017

Kako je U2 spasio Balkan (20th anniversary of the concert of U2 in Sarajevo)


150x170cm
Oil on canvas
2017.

This painting is celebrating the 20th anniversary of the U2 concert in Sarajevo. The concert symbolically ended the Balkan wars and started a new era of pop culture and love!

The painting was comissioned and done in collaboration with Marko Mlinarić, my designer friend, from Design agency BETON.

An interesteing article about the painting, by great Croatian/Bosnian writer Miljenko Jergović
https://www.radiosarajevo.ba/kolumne/miljenko-jergovic/kako-je-u2-spasio-balkan-u-zagrebackoj-dzamiji/277346#

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Tena in the woods

Tena taking a brake while climbing on Ivanščica mountain in Zagorje, Croatia

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Exhibition poster for gallery "Dalmacijaland" in Hvar

This poster was made specially for my upcoming show of  the series „Motifs des environs" which will be on dispay from the 23rd of July. till the 16th of August 2017. in the legendary Dalmacijaland gallery in Jelsa, on the island of Hvar. The motif of the poster is a summer/seaside version of the „Motifs des environs“...