Pero Topljak Petrina

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1948 Born in Durdevac, Croatia
Member of the Croatian Association of Naןve Painters
Lives and works in Durdevac, Croatia

Solo Exhibitions
1968 Commissar House, Durdevac, Croatia
1972 Organization of Joint Artists, Durdevac, Croatia
1978 NS Daruvar, Daruvar, Croatia
1978 Mirko Virius Gallery, Zagreb, Croatia
1978 The Old City Gallery, Durdevac, Croatia
1979 Hlebine Gallery, Hlebine, Croatia
1979 The Metropolis Museum, Krizevci, Croatia
1981 Lovor Salon, Ambassador Hotel, Opatija, Croatia
1983 Culture Center, Durdevac, Croatia
1985 Krapinske Toplice, Toplice, Croatia
1987 Mirko Virius Gallery, Zagreb, Croatia
1990 Caffe Gallery, Krizevci, Croatia
1990 The Old City Gallery, Durdevac, Croatia
1992 Cafי 33 Gallery, Durdevac, Croatia
1993 Authentic Art Gallery, Zlatar, Croatia
1993 Skurjeni Gallery, Zapresic, Croatia
1993 Martinksi dani School, Virje, Croatia
1994 Open University Koprivnica, Koprivnica, Croatia
1995 Kalnik Hotel, Krizevci, Croatia
1996 City Hall, Mainz, Germany
1996 The Military Center, Virovitica, Croatia
1998 Elementary School, Virje, Croatia
1999 Open University Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
2007 "Fields of Heaven", GINA Gallery of International Naןve Art, Tel Aviv

Group Exhibitions
1966 Art Pavillion, Opatija, Croatia
1967 Moderna Gallery, Rijeka Art Pavillion, Opatija, Croatia
1967 V. Nazor Gallery, Zagreb, Croatia
1967 Sisak Museum, Sisak, Croatia
1967 The Metropolis Museum, Bjelovar, Croatia
1968 Sacred Naive, Konstanjevica, Slovenia
1968 Osma Izlozba slika clanova DNUH, Zagreb, Croatia
1968 Sacred Naive, Trebnje, Slovenia
1968 L’art Naif, Esplanade-Intercontinental, Zagreb, Croatia
1969 “Yugoslavian Naןve Design”, Cortile Gallery, Novara, Italy
1969 “Contemporary Naןve Painters”, Cortile Gallery, Novara, Italy
1969 “Naןve Painting”, The Art Wagon Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona, USA
1969 L’Oblo Gallery, Cagliari, Italy
1969 “Nasa Podravina”, Novigrad Podravsky, Croatia
1969 “Modern Primitive Paintings of Haiti and Yugoslavia”, Naןve Gallery, New York, USA
1969 “Young Painters”, Durdevac, Croatia
1969 Caldarese Gallery, Bologna, Italy
1969 Pro Arte Gallery & Urban Gallery, Bazel, Switzerland
1969 Esplanade-Intercontinental, Zagreb, Croatia
1969 DNUH Exhibition, Zagreb, Croatia
1970 Ars Gallery, Venice, Italy
1970 Cortile Gallery, Novara, Italy
1970 Cortile Gallery, Busto Arsizio, Italy
1970 Empty Discussion, Durdevac, Croatia
1970 Cortile Gallery, Algna, Italy
1970 Hlebine Gallery, Hlebine, Croatia
1970 Cortile Gallery, Torino, Italy
1971 Landolinshof, Esslingen, Germany
1971 Salon of the self-taught painters, Svetozarevo, Croatia
1971 Gallery 1+1, Padova, Italy
1971 Cortile Gallery di Novara, Torino, Genova, Abano, Milano, Italy
1971 Izlozba osnivaca Gallery, Zlatar, Croatia
1972 Gradski Musuem, Virovitica, Croatia
1972 Biskupic & Kutler Gallery, Munster, Ireland
1972 La Viscontea Art Gallery, Rho, Italy
1972 “90 Salon of Domestic Art”, Cortile Gallery, Novara, Italy
1972 Cortile Gallery di Novara, Torino, Italy
1973 Povijesni Museum, Zagreb, Croatia
1973 Sharlotte Gallery, Munich, Germany
1973 II International Naןve Biennale, Lugano, Italy
1973 “Exhibition of Yugoslavian Naןve Art”, Forte dei Marimi, Italy
1973 Arene Gallery, Zagreb, Croatia
1974 Khoury Gallery, Bremen, Germany
1974 Rheinhausen Gallery, Duisburg, Germany
1974 Naif Club Gallery, Brescia, Italy
1974 Press center, Zagreb, Croatia
1974 Naןve Art Gallery, Dusseldorf, Germany
1974 Ventra Gallery, Montecantini, Italy
1975 Povijesni Musuem, Zagreb, Croatia
1976 Rustica Gallery, Hanover, Germany
1977 Hlebine Gallery, Hlebine, Croatia
1978 III International Biennale, San Pellegrini Tgerme, Italy
1979 Mirko Virius Gallery, Zagreb, Croatia
1979 Borbe Gallery, Belgrad, Serbia
1980 Mirko Virius Gallery, Zagreb, Croatia
1981 Fundus Gallery, Zlatar, Croatia
1983 IV Meeting of Ammateur Art of Bjelovar, Bjelovar, Croatia
1984 IV Salon likovnih samoratnikov, Trebnje, Slovenia
1985 II Biennale of Yugoslavian Naןve Art, Svetozarevo, Croatia
1987 Mirko Virius Gallery, Zagreb, Croatia
1988 Lovorka Kukanic, Rijeka, Croatia
1988 Gradski Museum, Senj, Croatia
1988 Hlebine Gallery, Hlebine, Croatia
1988 Mirko Virius Gallery, Hlebine, Croatia
1989 Domzale, Slovenia
1989 Hlebine Gallery, Hlebine, Croatia
1989 Trebnje Gallery, Trebnje, Slovenia
1990 Vrbovec Gallery, Vrbovec, Croatia
1990 Pero Gallery, Belgrade, Slovenia
1990 The Old City Gallery, Durdevac, Croatia
1992 Cankarjev Dom, Ljubljana, Slovenia
1992 Hell + Hell Gallery, Munich, Germany
1992 The Old City Gallery, Durdevac, Croatia
1992 OS Molve, Molve, Croatia
1992 Izvorne Umjetnosti Gallery, Zlatar, Croatia
1993 The Old City Gallery, Durdevac, Croatia
1993 Naif Gallery, Opatija, Croatia
1993 The Old City Gallery, Durdevac, Croatia
1993 Hell + Hell Gallery, Munich, Germany
1993 Izvorne Umjetnosti Gallery, Zlatar, Croatia
1994 Izvorne Umjetnosti Gallery, Zlatar, Croatia
1994 The Old City Gallery, Durdevac, Croatia
1994 Ine Gallery, Zagreb, Croatia
1994 The Old City Gallery, Durdevac, Croatia
1995 The Old City Gallery, Durdevac, Croatia
1996 The Old City Gallery, Durdevac, Croatia
1997 The Old City Gallery, Durdevac, Croatia
1997 Dome of the Croatian Army, Virovitica, Croatia
1998 The Old City Gallery, Durdevac, Croatia
1998 Osnovna Skola Virje, Croatia
1999 The Old City Gallery, Durdevac, Croatia
1999 Gradski Musuem, Bjelovar, Croatia
2003 “The Naןve World”, GINA Gallery of International Naןve Art, Tel Aviv
2005 “Shades of Contrasting Cultures”, GINA Gallery of International Naןve Art, Tel Aviv

Bibliography
“World Encyclopedia of Naןve Art”, Oto Bihalji-Merin, 1984, Belgrade
“Naןve Art”, Museum of Contemporary Art, Gallery of Primitive Art, 1991, Zagreb
“Pero Topljak Petrina”, Bozica Jelusic, 1998, Zagreb

 

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