Pottery Ceramic Tribal MCM Brutalist Modernist Zeljko Kujundzic Vase WWII
For your consideration is this amazing Zeljko Kujundzic Vase in teal and brown. 11.5×5.5×5.5. An artist and an academic who left his mark worldwide, Zeljko Kujundzic, Professor Emeritus of Pennsylvania State University, died at the age of 82 in Osoyoos, BC Canada. He was born in Subotica, Yugoslavia, October 23, 1920, where his artistry took roots. Zeljko received a masters of fine arts degree from the Institute of Fine Arts in Budapest. His artistic media included sculpture, clay, painting, printmaking, metal, stained glass & weaving. Zeljko was a Founder and Director of the Kootenay School of Art in Nelson, BC now part of Selkirk College. From 1959 to 1963 and head of the Art Department at Pennsylvania State Universitys Fayette Campus from 1971 to 1982. His award-winning art has been exhibited in public and private collections around the world including Italys Palazzo Medici-Ricardi, the Smithsonian in Washington D. Edinburgh University, Pennsylvania State University, National Sculpture Collection, Toronto, and Kyoto National Museum in Japan. He was commissioned to created the Thunderbird sculptures at UBCs Thunderbird Stadium, and The Gate of Life, a 135-ton sandstone archway. This monument at the Jewish Community Centre in Uniontown, Pennsylvania is dedicated to remembering those who died in the Holocaust. Zeljko was also a writer and inventor. One of his major achievements was a working solar kiln. Documents his early years and his experiences in WWII, including escapes from both the Nazis and the Russians. Zeljkos sculptural work is where his style and skill is most evident. He created many works of tribal looking statues incorporating his Byzantine roots, some Mayan influences from his travels in Central America and also some Canadian indigenous flourishes from his work and study with the Kootenay people back in the 1950s. All items come from a clean smoke-free home and are mostly sourced from estate sales. It’s more than just a business for me. It’s a way of life and a philosophy. I thank you from the bottom of my heart for supporting my mission and passion in life. I couldn’t do what I do without my customers. You are my foundation. I do my best to describe each item accurately. Please contact me if there are any issues with your item and I will work with you to rectify them. The item “Pottery Ceramic Tribal MCM Brutalist Modernist Zeljko Kujundzic Vase WWII” is in sale since Monday, September 2, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Periods & Styles\Mid-Century Modernism”. The seller is “angieboho” and is located in Waltham, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Style: Modern
- Material: Ceramic
- Featured Refinements: Brutalist