Art in Croatia
Early Croatian ART: Pre-Romanesque ART in Croatia: Early Croatian Art – Across the coastal regions of Croatia, there are many monuments from early medieval times, dating from the periods of Late Antiquity to Romanesque. This historic epoch in Europe is usually referred to as the Dark Ages, due to the lack of the written documents and monuments, which witnessed it. Political turmoil, wars, migrations, a disintegration of the old order and formation of the new states and nations across Europe marked the era of destruction and creation of new styles
Art Galleries in Croatia
Mestrovic’s Gallery – The largest collection of Mestrovic’s works from all of his phases is deposited in the Gallery. Bronze sculptures are on display in the park. Artworks out of marble, stone, wood, bronze, oil paintings and an assortment of drawings are on display in the halls of the gallery.
Ivan Mestrovic Foundation – In 1952, a contract of donation was concluded between Ivan Mestrovic and the People’s Republic of Croatia, by means of which Ivan Mestrovic donated to the people of Croatia his family house and atelier in Zagreb (later adapted into an exhibition space – the Mestrovic Atelier), the family villa with ateliers in Split (which later also became an exhibition space – the Ivan Mestrovic Gallery), the sacral and art complex Kastelet-Crikvine in Split, and the Mestrovic family vault – The Most Holy Redeemer Church near Otavice. The donation also included several Mestrovic’s works of art, which became the bases of the museum holdings of the mentioned institutions.
Croartgallery : independent space for emerging artists
Croartgallery offers for viewing award-winning work of emerging Croatian artists who have proven their quality through a number of solo and group exhibitions at home and abroad, as well as buy their work directly over the Internet .http://www.croartgallery.com/
ART Gallery Balen is an independent gallery for contemporary art, which was founded in 1997 in the city of Slavonski Brod. We aim to make the latest trends in international art available to and relevant for a regional public, as well as to present local artists in that context.
Agency E&A – Established in 1998, the E&A Agency specializes in the preparation, production and distribution of graphic prints, focusing primarily on the graphic expression of Mersad Berber.
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Alberto Giacometti Exhibition in Zagreb Art Pavilion closing soonThe exhibition ‘Alberto Giacometti – sculpture, drawings, lithographs – Portraits of the Present’ opened in the Zagreb Art Pavilion in September 2016 and closes on Sunday, 8 January. It has so far attracted more than 37 000 visitors from Croatia and abroad. Having in mind a great interest in the … Read more » Alberto Giacometti Exhibition in Zagreb Art Pavilion closing soon
73rd Venice International Film Festival: Hana Jusic debut film wins FEDEORA Best European Film AwardHana Jušic’s debut feature film ‘Quit Staring at My Plate’ has won the FEDEORA Best European Film Award in the Author Days event, held as part of the 73rd Venice International Film Festival. Quit Staring at My Plate is a film about growing up and family relations. The main protagonist … Read more » 73rd Venice International Film Festival: Hana Jusic debut film wins FEDEORA Best European Film Award
Zagreb : Exhibition of Alberto Giacometti’s sculptures and drawingsWorks of Alberto Giacometti, including his sculpture ‘The Walking Man’ is opened in the Art Pavilion in Zagreb to 8 January 2017. The exhibition called “Alberto Giacometti – sculpture, drawings, lithographs ‘Portraits of the Present‘”, is a part of the series “The greatest sculptors of the 20th century”, after a brilliant exhibition … Read more » Zagreb : Exhibition of Alberto Giacometti’s sculptures and drawings
Exhibition of contemporary Slovenian photography in Klovicevi Dvori gallery – ZagrebAn exhibition entitled “The Best Place in the World” presenting an overview of leading Slovenian names in contemporary photography will be presented as of Thursday in the Klovicevi Dvori gallery in Zagreb. The works of thirteen Slovenian photographers from various generations will be exhibited after being selected by Custodian Sandra Krizic … Read more » Exhibition of contemporary Slovenian photography in Klovicevi Dvori gallery – Zagreb
Artists’ Cinema: Difference Screen at Museum of Contemporary Art ZagrebDifference Screen presents a one night programme of international artists’ film and video at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb on 24th February 7.00 – 9pm. The screenings are part of an evolving collection of contemporary artists’ film that reflect on changing realities through portraits of people and place. The … Read more » Artists’ Cinema: Difference Screen at Museum of Contemporary Art Zagreb
Exhibition : Peter Kogler at Museum of Contemporary Art ZagrebPeter Kogler @ Museum of Contemporary Art – Zagreb 18.12.2014 – 20.02.2015 A prominent protagonist of contemporary Austrian art, Peter Kogler is one of the first artists whose work is based on computer-generated projections designed for exterior and interior architecture. His diversely encoded designs draw their inspiration from the rich vocabulary … Read more » Exhibition : Peter Kogler at Museum of Contemporary Art Zagreb
Zagreb: Picasso Exhibition at Klovicevi Dvori GalleryThe Master Pieces From the Picasso Museum in Paris’: 23 March – 7 July 2013 The Klovicevi Dvori Gallery in Zagreb is hosting the exhibition ‘The Master Pieces From the Picasso Museum in Paris’ The opening is on 23 March 2013 and bringing 56 paintings and sculptures created by the most … Read more » Zagreb: Picasso Exhibition at Klovicevi Dvori Gallery
Exhibition: Croatian artist David Maljkovic @ London UKDAVID MALJKOVIC – SOURCES IN THE AIR 15 MARCH – 30 JUNE 2013 BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead presents Sources in the Air, the first survey exhibition of Croatian artist David Maljkovic (born Rijeka, 1973). The exhibition includes Maljkovic’s work from the last ten years exploring his continuing interest in collective memory … Read more » Exhibition: Croatian artist David Maljkovic @ London UK
Ruder Boškovic – Virtual Collection of digitized worksA virtual exhibition of digitized works by Ruder Boškovic has been presented by the National and University Library. The exhibition preserves the collections of the National and University Library in Zagreb and the Library’s web pages, books and other works and publications dedicated to Josip Ruder Boškovic, as well as to bring … Read more » Ruder Boškovic – Virtual Collection of digitized works
ZGRAF – exhibition of graphic design and visual communicationsFor the next few weeks starting from tomorrow Zagreb will host this year’s ZGRAF11 exhibition. Organised by the Croatian Association of Artists of Applied Art (ULUPUH ), ZGRAF is an international exhibition of graphic design and visual communications that is held triennially in Zagreb since 1975. The event brings together designers, theoreticians and critics … Read more » ZGRAF – exhibition of graphic design and visual communications
- MAXIMILIAN VANKA (1889-1963) – Croatian painter – celebrated as the finest Croatian portraitist in the 1920’s and 1930’s. Lived for long years in USA , but had his house and studio in Korcula, Croatia. His studio is currently arranged as Memorial Collection of Maximillian Vanka in Korcula. For more info about M.Vanka life and work have a look at following link: : Maxo Vanka
- Frano Krsinic (1897-1982) Artist – Sculptor – a sculptor from Lumbarda, coming from long tradition of family Krsinic stonemasons. He was one of the founders of Croatian Academy of Fine Arts were the great names of Croatian sculpture, painting and graphic arts were involved. He was one of the founders of Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts and a prominent member of Group ZEMLJA (‘Earth’), a group of artists, architects and intellectuals active in Zagreb from 1929 to 1935.
- Hrvoje Kapelina – Croatian painter – visit his home page
- Smiljan Strihic – Art Photographer from Croatia
- Ivo Didovic – Croatian Painter, living and working in Croatia as well as Germany
- Vladimir Beck – Painter , working in Croatia as well as Sweeden.
- Antonio Blaskovic – Cartoon artist , working in Dubrovnik and Split, Croatia
- Art Kunstwereld from Slavko Dujic – Croatian painter http://www.slavko-dujic.com
- Oil on canvas:: Zeliæ Ðuro – Portrait,Icon,lanscape in Vojvodina. All painting its for sale.You may also order paintings with motives which you choose or from your photography.