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Sculpture, Monument, Yugoslavian Modernism

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born 1928, Leskovac

Živković with his model of Tjentište monument.

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Miodrag Živković (born 1928 in Leskovac) is a Serbian sculptor, most known for his work on memorial complexes throughout the Former Yugoslavia

After moving to Belgrade with his family in 1944, Živković graduated from the Academy of Applied Arts in Belgrade in 1952. After working as an arts teaching instructor in Mladenovac and Novi Beograd, he was employed as an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Applied Arts within the University of Arts in Belgrade, becoming Dean in 1974, a position he occupied until 1977. From 1977 to 1984 he was head of the Faculty's sculpture department. From 1991 to 1996 he was again Dean of the Faculty.

Živković is the author of a number of sculptures throughout the territory of the Former Yugoslavia and abroad, including the following:
"Broken Wings", Kragujevac, Serbia (1963)
Monument to Yugoslav Immigrants, Punta Arenas, Chile (1970)
Valley of Heroes, Tjentište, Bosnia & Herzegovina (1971)
Monument to Fallen Fighters, Priština, Kosovo (1971)
Monumental Crypt, Gonars, Italy (1973
Monument Park 'Uprising and Revolution', Grahovo, Montenegro (1978)
Kadinjača Memorial Complex, near Užice, Serbia (1952-1979)
"Freedom", Ulcinj, Montenegro (1985)
Monument to the Royal Yugoslav Air Force defenders of Belgrade, New Belgrade, Serbia (1994)



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