Krka Art Collection

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Krkina likovna zbirka
http://www.krka.biz/en
info@krka.biz
Phone386 (0) 7 331 2111
Fax386 (0) 7 332 1537
Founded byKrka d.d. Novo mesto
Jože Colarič, Chief Executive and Management Board President
joze.colaric@krka.biz







One of the top generic pharmaceutical companies in Europe, Krka d.d. is also active in the field of arts. Besides exhibiting art in Krka Gallery, housed in its headquarters in Novo mesto, and its exhibition spaces in Ljubljana, the company is also known as a collector of art, reflected in the Krka Art Collection, representing more then 50 years of collecting art.

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The Krka Art Collection comprises art works by Slovene impressionist painters from the beginning of the 20th century, such as Rihard Jakopič, Matija Jama, Matej Sternen, Ivana Kobilca, and others; oil paintings by Vladimir Lamut; graphic art works by Božidar Jakac; works by Slovene artists from the period between the two world wars, such as France Mihelič; and some post-war graphics works. The collection also includes a number of works by contemporary artists from South Eastern Slovenia, such as Bogdan Borčić.

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The art works of the Krka Art Collection primary adorn the exhibition spaces in the company's headquarters in Novo mesto as well as in other company locations around Slovenia – the graphic part of the collection is mostly exhibited in company facilities at Bežigrajski dvor in Ljubljana and in Šentjernej.

On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Krka pharmaceutics company in 2004, a selection of the collection was presented in the National Gallery of Slovenia. In that time in addition to a monograph about Krka, the company published a monograph about the collection, entitled Krka, Art Collection [Krka, likovna zbirka].

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