Aida Abadžić Hodžić & Edward Lucie-Smith

Talk

February 16, 2017 / 18:30

As part of the exhibition Mersad Berber: An Allegory of BosniaAida Abadžić Hodžić, the exhibition’s curator and art critic Edward Lucie-Smith, one of the leading art historians in Bosnia and Herzegovina, will be in conversation. Edward Lucie-Smith, the author of iconic books such as Art Today and Visual Arts in the Twentieth Century, maintains that Mersad Berber’s vast body of expressive and unique works triggered the local art scene’s recognition into Europe as well as the international stage.

Free of admissions, drop in. This event will take place in the auditorium. The talk will be in English with simultaneous Turkish translation.

Temporary Exhibition

Mersad Berber

Mersad Berber (1940 – 2012) is one of the greatest and most significant representatives of Bosnian–Herzegovinian art from the second half of the 20th century. His vast body of expressive and unique works triggered the local art scene’s recognition into Europe as well as the international stage.

Mersad Berber

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