Virgilije Nevjestic

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Birthday
22, 1935
Death Date
Aug 25, 2009 (73)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
22, 1935
Death Date
Aug 25, 2009 (73)

About

Eastern European painter, poet, and graphic artist who founded L'Academie Virgile in Paris in 1987. His art adorned the published poems of Charles Baudelaire and protested the progression of modern civilization, which he believed clouted reality.

Before Fame

He graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb in 1963. He then studied at the Special Department for graphics, from which he graduated in 1966.

Trivia

His work as a graphic artist took on a surrealist flavor.

Family Life

He was born in Kolo, but lived much of his life in Paris.

Associated With

He and painter Joan Miro were both surrealist artists.