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Dušan Džamonja sculpture park

Born in Strumica on 31st January 1928. Graduated in1951 on the Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb at the class of prof. V. Radaus and enrolls in Master class of prof. F. Kršinić. 1953 starts to work in his own studio. 1954 first one man show. 1970 begins construction of his house, studio and Sculpture Park in Vrsar-Orsera. He lived and worked between Zagreb, Vrsar-Orsera and Brussels.

...With more than half of a century of work behind him, Dzamonja is one of the most distinguished artists in Europe. A testimony to his contribution to art has been provided throughout his career by the many honors, prizes, and commissions that had come this way. So what is that particular quality that he has contributed to the world of sculpture for which has been so widely recognized bx museums and critics? In as much as it is ever possible to answer such questions, three aspects of Dzamonja's work suggest themselves. He developed new ways of using traditional materials; he reconciled the intractability of metal to the fluidity and animation of nature; and , without resorting to narrative, he imbued his architectural monuments with the sensation of human presence...

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Praises from abroad to Istria

  • Best Olive Oil Region in the world 2016 and 2017

  • 10 Best European
    Wine Destinations 2016

  • 10 Best Wine Travel Destinations 2015

  • World's 2nd Best Olive Oil Region 2010 - 2015

  • Top 10 Valentine's Day Retreats 2014

  • Best Wine Regions for Winter and Spring Travel 2014

Already receiving significant earned media in outlets such as National Geographic Traveler Huffington Post and mention in notable guidebooks like Lonely Planet, international journalists and tour operators alike continue the praise heaped upon the Istrian peninsula and all it has to offer making it one of the world's top destinations.

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