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Vladimir Veličković

Vladimir Veličković (Serbian Cyrillic: Владимир Величковић; born August 11, 1935 in Belgrade, Kingdom of Yugoslavia) is one of the most prominent Serbian painters. He graduated from the Faculty of Architecture at Belgrade University. From 1963 to 1966, he was an assistant in Krsto Hegedušić’s Master workshop in Zagreb, and in 1966 he moved to Paris. In 1965, he was honoured with a prize at the Biennale in Paris, where he moved the following year and continues to live and work. Velickovic gained public attention in 1967 with an exhibition at the Galerie du Dragon (Paris), emerging as one of the leading artists of the Narrative Figuration movement. In 1983 he was elected professor at the École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris, until 2000. In 1985 he was elected as a member of Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts. He was honoured with the highest French award in the field of culture and art, Commandeur dans l'ordre des Arts et des Lettres. His paintings were exhibited in many countries in Europe and America since 1951.

Since December 7, 2005 he is member of Académie des beaux-arts, section I, seat #7.

Velickovic has had many solo exhibitions in Europe, Asia and North America. Recent exhibitions include :

  • 2013
  • Marseille - Galerie Anna-Tschopp
  • Belgrade - Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts
  • Belgrade - Zepter Muzej
  • Colmar - Espace d'art contemporain André Malraux
  • Rijeka - Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art
  • Varna - Biennale internationale de l'Estampe
  • 2014
  • Val d'Isère - Galerie Jane Griffiths
  • Strasbourg - Galerie Nicole Buck
  • Lyon - Galerie Anne-Marie et Roland Pallade
  • Kragujevac - Galerie Rima
  • 2015
  • Montréal - Centre d'art le 1700 La Poste (http://1700laposte.com/vladimir-velickovic/)

External links

  • Two films about Velickovic
  • (French) Official Website
  • Vladimir Veličković on Artefacts.net
  • Vladimir Veličković on Karaart.com
  • Publications on Vladimir Veličković
  • Vladimir Veličković (French)
  • galerie anne-marie et roland pallade (French)


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