Ivan Kozaric

1921 · Croatia

Artist biography

Ivan Kozaric is a contemporary artist considered well established, who originates from Croatia, like other prominent artists such as Dubravka Vidović, Igor Grubic, Davor Vrankic, Dora Budor, and Radovan Kunić. Ivan Kozaric was born in 1921.


Ivan Kozaric's work has most recently been displayed during the exhibition SHAPES OF SPACE PrevNextShow thumbnails at Galerija Gregor Podnar in Berlin, Germany. The exhibition was open from 25 November 2017 until 14 February 2018. Ivan Kozaric's only other recorded exhibition on Artland is Group Exhibition , which took place at Sfeir-Semler Gallery in Hamburg, Germany (02 April 2019 - 07 August 2019).

Further Biographical Context for Ivan Kozaric

Born in 1921, Ivan Kozaric grew up during the 1950s and was inspired by the artistic culture of the time. The 1950s can be said to have been dominated by Abstract Expressionism, a form of painting that prioritised dramatic brushstrokes and expressed ideas about organic nature, spirituality and the sublime. Much of the focus was on the formal properties of painting, and ideas of action painting were unified with the political freedom of the United States society as opposed to the strict nature of the Soviet bloc. Influential artists of the Abstract Expressionist Generation included Jackson Pollock (who innovated his famed drip, splatter and pour painting techniques), Willem de Kooning, Mark Rothko, Frank Kline, Barnett Newman, Clyfford Still and Adolph Gottlieb. It was a male dominated environment, though necessary reassessment of this period has underlined the contributions of female artists such as Lee Krasner, Joan Mitchell, and Louise Bourgeois, amongst others.

Ivan Kozaric

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