Oton Gliha

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Birthday
21, 1914
Birthplace
Slovenia
Death Date
Jun 19, 1999 (85)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
21, 1914
Birthplace
Slovenia
Death Date
Jun 19, 1999 (85)

About

Slovenian-Croatian artist who became known for his abstract paintings of stone walls. He was awarded the Vladimir Nazor Award for lifetime achievement in 1977.

Before Fame

He graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb. He was instructed by such notables as Maksimilijan Vanka, Tomislav Krizman, and Ljubo Babić.

Trivia

He painted landscapes and still lifes.

Family Life

He married Mila Kumbatovic, a fellow student at the Academy of Fine Arts.

Associated With

He was greatly influenced by the work of Paul Cezanne.