At the Gallery of the Andrić Institute “Lubarda” on the 2nd of April was officially opened an exhibition of the academic painter Aleksandar Cvetković.
Numerous visitors had the opportunity to see a selection of 17 paintings, made with the technique of acrylic/assemblage on canvas, representing a small retrospective of the artist’s work over the past ten years.
Cvetković graduated at the Academy of Fine Arts in Belgrade in 1973 at the department of painting, where he completed his postgraduate studies in 1975. He has won a number of awards in the field of painting and drawing. He has had over sixty solo exhibitions throughout the former Yugoslavia, in Europe, the US and Mexico, and took participation on hundreds of exhibitions on almost every continent. He won award of October Salon in Belgrade in 1977 and 1988, the prize at the International Drawing Exhibition in Nuremberg in 1979 and first prize at the Biennial JAVA in New York in 1980. That same year, he was awarded the Biennale of Art in Alexandria. He wasalso awarded with Golden palette for painting in Belgrade in 1985, Politika Award 1990, a prize Memorial Milena Pavlović – Barili in Požarevac in 1995. He lives and works in Belgrade and on an unusual farm – the studio in Deliblato sands.
Visiting Andrićgrad Cvetković said that he is very much impressed by Andrićgrad and that everything he has seen here is of great importance for the history, culture and art of our people, and that the Andrić Institute Gallery is one of the best that he has so far had exhibitions.