Edo Murtic

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Birthday
4, 1921
Birthplace
Croatia
Death Date
Jan 2, 2005 (83)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
4, 1921
Birthplace
Croatia
Death Date
Jan 2, 2005 (83)

About

Lyrical Abstract and Abstract Expressionist painter who belonged to the Croatian Academy of Arts and Sciences. His art crossed multiple media, including oil paintings, gouache, graphic design, ceramics, mosaics, murals, and theatrical set design.

Before Fame

He completed his studies at the Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb in 1941. He was involved in the anti-fascist movement during World War II.

Trivia

He was a member of the Helsinki Committee for Human Rights.

Family Life

He was born in Velika Pisanica, Croatia, to Vinko and Franciska Murtić. The family later relocated to Zagreb.

Associated With

He and Vincent Van Gogh were fellow painters.