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Skurjeni Matija

     
     

Skurjeni Matija (Croatia)

1898-1990

  He was born in Veterniac near Golubovec in 1898. He began doing painting in 1924. Matija Skurjeni found the inspiration for his work in dreams. He painted hallucinatory figures, nudes, Gipsies, fantastic animals, trains, bouquets of flowers, reflections of political events and astronauts by using specific artistic treatment in the framework of poetically transformed landscape in Zogorje.  
         
  Skurjeni Matija - Gloxinia  
Skurjeni Matija - Gloxinia Skurjeni Matija - Old Town Skurjeni Matija - Protest    
         
Gloxinia, n. d,
oil on canvas,

35x24cm

Old Town, 1945,

Indian ink on paper,

25x33cm

Protest, 1974,

Indian ink on paper,

40,5x57cm

   
 
  Gloxinia, n. d, oil on canvas, 35x24cm      
         
         
 
 
 
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