Ivan Picelj

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Birthday
28, 1924
Birthplace
Croatia
Death Date
Feb 22, 2011 (86)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
28, 1924
Birthplace
Croatia
Death Date
Feb 22, 2011 (86)

About

Painter, graphic designer, and sculptor who organized Zagreb's first Industrial Design Exhibition in 1955.

Before Fame

He became known for pioneering a form of geometric abstraction in Croatian painting that focused on primary colors and the reduction of shapes to their geometric components.

Trivia

He co-founded Exat 51 and the New Tendencies movement.

Family Life

He was born in the small village of Okucani. He died in Zagreb.

Associated With

He and sculptor Granville Carter often used wood as an important artistic material.