Dusan Jevtovic

Dusan Jevtovic was born in 1925 Born in Gornja Trnava, Serbia. He worked as a blacksmith apprentice and joined the Partisans during World War II. From 1945 he worked as a police officer until his retirement in 1959 as a military invalid. He began his artistic career in 1956. He moved to Belgrade in 1970 and currently lives in Kaludjerica, near Belgrade.

Solo Exhibitions

1959 Prokuplje, Serbia

1966 Graphics Art Gallery, Belgrade

1972 Gallery of Naïve Artists, Trebnje

1974 Alstadt Gallery, Zurich

1978 Antile Elke Gallery

Milan Gallery, Berlin

1981 Milan Gallery, Berlin

1985 Jaro Art Galleries, New York

1988 Maison Blanche, Marseilles

1994 Duke Gallery, Melbourne

2002 Museum of Naïve Art, Jagodina

 

Group Exhibitions

1963 Museum of Naïve Art, Jagodina, Serbia

1968 Biennial of Naïve Art, Munich

1969 Muzeo Civico di Belle Arti, Kugano

1971 Yugoslavian Modern Artists, Isetan, Tokyo

“Naïve Art in Serbia”, Palazzo delle Espozicione, Rome

1972 Zimmer Gallery, Dusseldorf

Krull Krefeld Gallery, Krefeld, Germany

Yugoslavian Primitive Art, Kunstforeningen, Copenhagen

1973 Biennial of Naïve Art, Paris

Biennial of Naïve Art, London

Krull Krefeld Gallery, Krefeld, Germany

Alstadt Gallery, Zurich

1974 Galleria d’Arte Moderna Viotti, Torino

Galeria Caldarese, Bologna

Milan Gallery, Berlin

1975 Galerie Lafayette, Paris

1976 Grand Palais, Paris

Camden Arts Center, Paris

International Monetari Fund, Washington

Scottsdale Center for the Arts, Scottsdale, Arizona, USA

Brooks Memorial Art Gallery, Memphis, Tennessee, USA

1977 Mona Lisa Gallery, Paris

Lucas Galleria de Arte, Granada, Spain

Lucas Galleria de Arte, Granada, Spain

Milwaukee Art Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

Museum of Art, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburg, Alabama, USA

Chicago Public Library, Chicago, USA

Towson University, Towson, USA

“Naïve Art in Yugoslavia Today”, Gallery of Primitive Art, Zagreb

1978 Meadows Museum, Sheeverport

The CW Post Art Gallery, Long Island University, USA

Galerie Lafayette, Paris

Le Centre Culturel de la FSF de Yougoslavie, Nice

1981 Gallerie d’arte moderna, Torino

1982 Mona Lisa Gallery, Paris

1984 “New Frontiers of Naïve Art in Europe”, The Royal Festival Hall, London

1985 Biennial of Naïve Art, Vienna

Alstadt Gallery, Zurich

Palais Palffy, Wien, Austria

1987 “Mirko Virius” Gallery, Zagreb, Croatia

Naivi ‘87”, Gallery of Primitive Art, Gallery of Contemporary Art, Museum of Sculpture of the Yugoslav Academy Art and Science, Zagreb

1988 Centre Cultural Yougoslave, Paris

1990 Hotel Explando, Zagreb

“Naïve Art Masters”, The Highway Gallery, Melbourne

“Brick in ‘Earth’ Group”, Modern Gallery, Zagreb

1993 Museum of Naïve Art, Jagodina, Serbia

1998 Museum of Modern Art, Minsk

2005 “Shades of Contrasting Cultures”, GINA Gallery of International Naïve Art, Tel Aviv

 

Prizes

1977 Marko Virius Prize, the Golden Plate of Artists Camp, Trebnje, Serbia

1979 Marko Virius Prize, the Golden Plate of Artists Camp, Trebnje, Serbia

1986 Marko Virius Prize, the Golden Plate of Artists Camp, Trebnje, Serbia

1987 Grand Prize, 4th Biennial of Naive Art, Jagodina, Serbia

1995 Life Achievement, 7th Biennial of Naive Art, Jagodina, Serbia

 

Public Collections

Museum of Naïve Art, Jagodina, Serbia

 

Bibliography

Yugoslav Naïve Art’, 1973, Belgrade

Dusan Jevtovic”, Altstadt Gallery, Zurich

L’arche de Noe et Les Naifs”, Louis Pauwels, 1977, Paris

Naïve Painters of Yugoslavia”, Summerfield Press, 1978, USA

Modern Primitives”, Oto Bihalji-Merin, 1978, London

Primitive Painting”, D. Zdunik, 1981, New York

La Fete et Les Naifs”, Musee d”art Naif de l’Ile de France, 1981, Paris

Naïve Maleriei Heute”, Herbert Weisner, 1981, Germany

World Encyclopedia of Naïve Art”, Oto Bihalji-Merin, 1984, Belgrade, Yugoslavia

Les Naifs”, Gilles Neret, 1986, Paris

Serbian Naïve Art with Australian Guest Artists”, V. Carapic & K. Smiljkovic, 1989, Melbourne

“L’Arbre et les Naifs”, Max Fourny, 1990, Paris

Naïve Art in Australia, Canada and Europe”, Vasa Carapic, 1994, Melbourne

The Key to Making Dreams Come True”, Koviljka Smiljkovic, 1999, Novi Sad

Catalogue of the 11th Biennial of Naive Art, Museum of Naïve Art, 2003, Jagodina

Naïve Art in Serbia”, The Serbian Academy of Art and the Museum of Naïve Art, 2003, Jagodina

“L’Europe et les Naifs”, Jaqueline Bricard, 2009, France

“13th Biennial”, Nina Krstic, Museum of Navie and Marginal Art, 2007, Jagodina, Serbia