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Self Portrait
© ADAGP, Paris and DACS, London 2021. Photo credit: Robert and Lisa Sainsbury Collection, Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, University of East Anglia

Self Portrait 1990

Zoran Music (1909–2005)

Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts

Slovenian/Italian painter and printmaker, born in Gorizia on the border between Slovenia and Italy. He described himself as being ‘of no fixed abode’. In travels over Europe he encountered the works of El Greco, *Klimt, and *Schiele. As a consequence of the Civil War, he left Spain and settled in Dalmatia, where the dusty landscapes profoundly affected his later work, and moved to Venice in 1943.

Text source: A Dictionary of Modern and Contemporary Art (Oxford University Press)


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