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Ivan Meštrović

Zagreb, Croatia
born 1883, Vrpolje

Ivan Meštrović (August 15, 1883 – January 16, 1962) was a Croatian and Yugoslav sculptor and architect. He was born in the village of Vrpolje (then Kingdom of Croatia-Slavonia, Austro-Hungarian Empire, today Croatia). He spent his childhood in Otavice, a small village located on edge of Petrovo..

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Moñtana Tindaya

Fuerteventura, Spain
by Eduardo Chillida

Tindaya, the small goat farming village was recently thrown into the limelight because of a project to build a 'gigantic cube' inside the Tindaya mountain. A contemporary Basque sculptor Eduardo Chillida, intended to 'hollow out' the mountain. Chillada said he wished to create "a great space..

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Vladimir Šubic

Ljubljana, Slovenia
born 1894, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Vladimir Šubic (23 May 1894 – 16 November 1946) was a Slovene architect. He was born in Ljubljana, Slovenia, which was at that time part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. His most significant building was Nebotičnik (Skyscraper) in Ljubljana, which was the tallest building in Yugoslavia upon its..

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
by Vladimir Šubic

The Slovenian Pension Fund commissioned Vladimir Šubic to sketch a plan for a tall edifice to be built on the most prestigious site in Ljubljana, the main road in the city centre. He prepared a number of variations for the building. Based on Plečnik's suggestion for a corner at this site, the..

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Jordan Grabul

Skopje, Macedonia
born 1925, Prilep

Jordan Grabul's artistic efforts and achievements through his life allowed him to become recognized as one of Macedonia's greatest sculptors and also the father of modern sculpture in Macedonia. In his youth he showed great promise as an artist, but as conflict came in 1941, he went to fight as a..

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Dušan Džamonija

born 1928, Strumica

Dušan Džamonja was a contemporary Croatian sculptor of Macedonian ancestry. Džamonja draws primarily in chalk and uses the technique of washed ink. He has used many materials, from bronze and iron to wood, glass, concrete and polyester in his sculptures. "He developed new ways of using..

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Boris Kobe

Ljubljana, Slovenia
born 1905, Ljubljana

Boris Kobe is considered one of the most significant Slovenian architects and designers. He was trained at the University of Ljubljana, where he trained under Jože Plečnik. He graduated from university in 1929. For the next ten years, he apprenticed at architectural firms around Ljubljana..

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Wiener Festwochen, the annual six-week-long cultural festival of Vienna, commissioned the sculpture outside the festival center in the Stadtkino im Künstlerhaus. As with many of Vienna’s public spaces, this is a contested site: for years it has been defined by building-scale advertisements in..

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