Real, Miraculous, Both – Exhibition by Željko Marović in Rovinj

Time: the 18th of August – the 30th of August, 2009

Place: St. Thomas Gallery, Regional Museum of the Town of  Rovinj

Organization: Regional Museum of the Town of  Rovinj



On the 18th of August at 9 p.m. the St. Thomas Gallery (Regional Museum of the Town of Rovinj) will host the opening of the exhibition by Željko Marović.

On this occasion the author will present his installation titled «Real. Miraculous. Both.».

The exhibition comprises two works; «little illustrations of beauty, opposite in their diversity, grand stories about Christianity and magic, science and fiction, stillness and movement. The artist cooperates with the space expressing the innate intolerance of the inner and the outer.» – says the catalogue.

Željko Marović was born in Split in 1955. He graduated from the Accdemia di Belle Arti in Venice in the class of professor Emilio Vedova in 1988. He won the scholarship of the International Summer Academy of Visual Arts (Internationale Sommerakademie für Bildende Kunst) in Salzburg. During the period from 1991 to 1996 he exhibited his works in New York and Toronto and worked at the Metropolitan Museum of Art as a participant of their programme titled «Doing Art Together». Since 1996 he has been teaching at the Academy of Visual Arts in Split.

The exhibition is on view until the 30th of August (working hours: 6.30 p.m. – 10 p.m.).

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