Works by the Greatest Painters of Naïve Art for the First Time in Public in Svilara CS

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The exhibition ‘From Two Perspectives’, which will comprise works by some of the greatest names of naïve art in Serbia – Zuzana Chalupová and Martin Jonáš, will be opened in the Svilara Cultural Station on Tuesday, 19 October at 6 p.m.

The exhibition in the Svilara CS will present numerous works by the two most famous painters of the Kovačica school of naïve art, coming from private collections and collections compiled by collectors and institutions thus marking the 20th anniversary of the death of Zuzana Chalupová, the most famous woman who worked in the field of naïve art in the world and the UNICEF ambassador, and 25 years since the death of Martin Jonáš, the greatest and most esteemed naïve artist, whose works were exhibited in numerous galleries across the world.

The project has been financially supported by the Office for Slovaks Living Abroad from Bratislava and the Provincial Secretariat for Education, Regulations, Administration and National Minorities – National Communities of Vojvodina.

The ‘Naiva Art Kult’ association of citizens is located in Kovačica, the world-famous metropolis of naïve art. The association was founded in 2014, with the aim to preserve, present and promote naïve art and art in general. The presentation will be given through exhibitions, lectures, workshops and printed material, both in Serbia and abroad. More than a hundred exceptional exhibitions (of which ten is of international character) have been organised so far, numerous publications have been published and several research works, as well as dozens of accompanying manifestations (art symposiums, art workshops for children and adults).