An exhibition showing the works of Miroslav Kraljević, a prominent Croatian painter of the early 20th century, opened in Budapest’s Várkert Bazár on Tuesday.
Addressing the opening ceremony, Péter Fekete, a state secretary of the human resources ministry, said
the exhibition features 52 paintings and drawings as well as three statuettes, and gives a comprehesive picture of Kraljević’s work.
Ivica Poljicak, a state secretary of the Croatian ministry of culture, said the Hungarian National Museum and Zagreb’s Klovicevi dvori gallery will in April open exhibitions on the shared Hungarian-Croatian heritage.
Miroslav Kraljević (1885–1913) was born in Gospic, Croatia. He was a Croatian painter and sculptor, active in the early part of the 20th century.
He was one of the founders of modern art in Croatia.
Miroslav Kraljević painted in many different styles: impressionism, pointillism and expressionism. He died in 1913 of tuberculosis, the painter was only 27 years old.