Hinko Smrekar, our contemporary!


During preparations for the recent exhibition Slovenian Impressionists and their Time 1890-1920 in Paris, the works by Hinko Smrekar received the attention of Sylvain Lecombre, head curator of the Petit Palais. Consequently, quite a large number of drawings by our sharp-witted illustrator and caricaturist were selected for the exhibition. The Slovene curator Barbara Jaki, director of the National Gallery of … Continue reading

A Bird’s Eye View of Slovene Impressionism in Paris

Slovene Impressionist and Their Time exhibition poster,  Petit Palais Paris 2013

From 18 April through 13 July 2013 the international public has the chance to see 200 selected art pieces at the Petit Palais in Paris which present Slovene Impressionism and their Time 1890–1920. Five years ago a comprehensive project was presented at the National Gallery of Slovenia: four Slovene painters – Ivan Grohar, Rihard Jakopič, Matija Jama, and Matej Sternen … Continue reading

Worldwide here & now 5 – 11 December: Gülsen Bal and Max Andersson in Slovenia

Animateka poster 2011, designed by resident artist Max Andersson

  This week Culture.si events calendar is featuring two December festival events that bring international dimension into flesh. Up until December 9th you can still catch the Pixxelpoint programme, in Nova Gorica and Italian Gorizia. The festival includes three exhibitions Let’s get ready and a series of performances, lectures and screenings. Gülsen Bal was invited to curate the 12th edition of Pixxelpoint International Festival of Computer Art. Bal is a visual … Continue reading