SLAVKO KRUNIĆ

At the time of his birth in 1974, Slavko Krunić, a painter to be, set his eyes

on Belgrade. At a fateful moment, he decided to study Painting at the Belgrade Faculty of Fine Arts, where he got his Master’s degree. In 2000, he became a member of Association of Serbian Artists.

He has exhibited his paintings at numerous group and over thirty individual  exhibitions in the country and abroad. The paintings of Slavko Krunić have found their way to the public and private collections of art collectors throughout the world. His illustrations have also found their place in a great number of books and magazines. He published his own book “Satirikone” in 2010, with French writer Elodie Pinel. The cooperation with the weekly magazine Politikin Zabavnik represents the crown of a long-dreamt dream of Slavko Krunić. Together with the writer Mirjana Ognjanović, he published two books, ''Mausoleum'' and ''Insomnia for two''.

Slavko has won international painting and illustration prizes:

2016. Major purchase prize Ex Tempore, Piran, Slovenija

2015. Purchase prize Ex Tempore, Piran, Slovenija

2014.  Merit award, Palm art award, Leipzig, Germany

2014. Award for the best book illustration of the 20 th International Book Fair, Novi Sad, Serbia

2013. Grand Prix at the 13 th International Biennal Milena Pavlović Barilli Foundation,         Serbia  

''Iconography of my work is made by stylized human portraits or figures, composed in a caricatural way, but with a gesture which doesn’t lead to strong irony and without an intention to laugh at them. Their faces are covered by kindness and longing: they are surprised at the world they exist in, but more than anything, these characters search for the collocutors from the other side. Main motive is to find more co-speakers.''


Slavko Krunić - Republic of Serbia

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