Grey Day, 1960, oil on canvas, 110×75 cm
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Born 29 November 1934, Vižmarje, Ljubljana, Yugoslavia.
Academy of Fine Arts, Ljubljana, 1953-58. Studied in Paris and London, 1963-64. Lecturer, Academy of Fine Arts, Ljubljana, 1973-1984; professor of drawing and painting, 1984-1999.
Selected exhibitions: International Biennial of Graphic Art, Ljubljana, 1963-1999. Grand Prix International, Fourth Print Biennial, Tokyo, 1964. Prešeren Fund Award, Ljubljana, 1965. XXXV Venice Biennale, 1970, 1972. Bienal de São Paulo, 1971, 1977. “Yugoslav Art from Prehistory to Today,” Paris, 1971. Medal of Honor, Third International Biennial of Graphic Art, Frechen, Germany, 1974. Third International Biennial of Graphic Art, Ljubljana, 1975. Silver Medal, International Print Triennial, Osaka, 1991.
Prešeren Award for life’s work, Ljubljana, 1994. Golden Plaque, Ljubljana University, 1998. Austrian Honorary Cross for Science and Art, 2005.
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