Serious about visiting the Museum of Naive and Marginal Art (Muzej Naivne i Marginalne Umetnosti) in Belgrade? Learn on to comply with our full expertise of visiting this fascinating museum.
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Attending to Museum of Naive and Marginal Art
We crossed the one bridge in Belgrade over the Danube River – the previous metallic, heavy factor constructed in 1935.
As soon as on the opposite facet of Belgrade we continued in the direction of Pancevo metropolis, well-known for its accident-inclined factories which generally pollute the entire of Belgrade.
Because it was Sunday, the day for the native antiques market, we couldn’t resist stopping for a fast browse for a “whole lot”. We didn’t get something besides an previous CD for 50p which labored till music quantity 4. Regardless, we thought of it a very good deal.
Crossing the Danube River means getting into the flat Pannonia Plain the place you orientate your self solely by the following tree or lonely home. Contemplating that the official alphabet in Serbia is Cyrillic and that highway indicators are uncommon then that tree or home takes on extra significance throughout your journey.
Nature right now of yr (Could) generously painted every part in a lush inexperienced cloaking the bushes and homes from sight. Every thing seemed the identical particularly for 4 metropolis ladies.
Confused and drained by the oppressive warmth we determined to cease alongside the way in which at Salas, known as Sekin Salas which implies Sisters Ranch. If you wish to expertise the true Serbia it’s best to attempt to keep at one of the numerous ranches which supply a mixture of rural Serbia with good meals, clear air and tons of actions – horse using, fishing, cooking courses…embroidery courses…
Throughout our hour cease we managed to fulfill the loveable Rasha, a ginger corgi who we thought of stealing away, however after realising that Rasha has mates on the Ranch – three cats, two goats, a pheasant, an over-protecting rooster with eight yellow chicks and two extra canines lazily asleep in the entrance backyard – we determined that Rasha had a greater life than we did, so we left him in his pure environment.
After refreshments and taking pictures of every part that represented the previous, disappearing Serbia that was so generously on show in the home, we continued driving in the direction of Kovacica, a spot well-known for its Slovak naive artwork.
The Museum of Naive and Marginal Art is located centrally on the principle avenue.
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Visiting the Museum of Naive and Marginal Art in Belgrade
The Museum itself could be very small however very wealthy in the numbers of work they personal so the exhibition retains altering on a regular basis. The first one to strike you is a big, vibrant and vigorous portray by Jan Glozik illustrating the 200 years for the reason that Slovak folks moved from what was then the Austro-Hungarian Empire to the jap border, these days Serbia, by order of the Emperor. The portray consists of 200 folks representing annually since they moved to this half of the world. In case you have an excellent eye you may see a self-portrait of the painter included into the maze of colors.
The left facet of the museum has an exhibition of one other well-known naïve artwork painter, Martin Janos, whose work emphasise the palms and toes and thereby the arduous guide work on the farms of the area.
The third room is devoted to the Queen of naïve artwork, Zuzana Halupova. There are 31 work exhibited right here, most of them oil on canvas. She, as with Martin Janos, has a leitmotif which is that every portray has a woman in a pink skirt someplace in it. Zuzana by no means had youngsters of her personal and so she put one in each one of her work. She was member of the kids’s charity UNICEF and in 1974 she painted the UNICEF Christmas Card which was bought worldwide. She left greater than 1000 work to the museum however as a result of lack of the area solely a sure quantity could be proven.
There are talks a few new, larger Museum to be opened in a special location.
Exterior the Museum there’s a courtyard with three galleries, in one of them you may have your individual portrait painted. All of the galleries are run by native painters who can inform you about native life and how they’ve preserved their tradition and traditions for over 200 years. Mr Pavel Babka, a profitable painter who reveals all all over the world and is the proprietor of the most important gallery, identified that even when a painter turns into worldwide profitable, he nonetheless stays in Kovacica, inside very sturdy Slovak Neighborhood.
Study extra in regards to the present exhibitions on their web site.