Ivan Lackovic

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Birthday
1, 1932
Birthplace
Croatia
Death Date
Aug 29, 2004 (72)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
1, 1932
Birthplace
Croatia
Death Date
Aug 29, 2004 (72)

About

Politically active painter who was largely self-taught and was associated with the Naïve Art movement. His first watercolors of Zagreb came in 1944, while his first drawings came in 1952.

Before Fame

He held a position as a Zagreb postal worker. He became acquainted with the famed Krsto Hegedušić in 1962. It would be a friendship that would change his life.

Trivia

He was a founder of the Croatian Democratic Union.

Family Life

He was born into a family of peasants and carried out farm labor in his youth.

Associated With

He and Vilko Gecan were fellow Croatian painters.