Živa Kraus

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Živa Kraus
Ziva kraus.jpg
Born (1945-10-04) 4 October 1945 (age 68)
Zagreb, SFR Yugoslavia, (now Croatia)
Nationality Croat
Alma mater University of Zagreb
Occupation Painter
Relatives Ognjen Kraus
(twin brother)

Živa Kraus (born 4 October 1945 in Zagreb, former SFRY, now Croatia) is a prominent Croatian painter.

Early life[edit]

Kraus was born in Zagreb to a Jewish family, father Ivo Kraus and mother Herma (née Delpin).[1][2] Her twin brother is Ognjen Kraus, president of the Jewish community in Zagreb.[3]

Education and later years[edit]

She studied painting at the Academy of Fine Arts Zagreb, where she organized her first solo exhibition. In the 1970 Kraus was the assistant to Peggy Guggenheim.[3] Kraus is the owner of the Ikona gallery in Venezia, where she came in 1971.[4] She currently resides in Venezia.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Snješka Knežević (2011, p. 101)
  2. ^ Bajruši, Robert; Biluš, Marina; Zahtila, Viktor (15 February 2005). "Židovi koji su izgradili moderni Zagreb" [Jews who built modern Zagreb] (in Croatian) (483). Nacional. Archived from the original on 4 July 2012. Retrieved 4 July 2012. 
  3. ^ a b (Croatian) Franko, Janja (2009-07-03). "Zagrebačka galeristica u Veneciji". Globus. Retrieved 2012-04-20. 
  4. ^ Peritz, Romina (7 May 2011). "Živa Kraus: Šteta što Hrvatska nema paviljon na Venecijanskom biennalu" [Živa Kraus: It is a pity that Croatia has no pavilion at the Biennale in Venice]. Vjesnik. Archived from the original on 14 June 2012. Retrieved 20 April 2012. 

Bibliography[edit]

  • Snješka Knežević, Aleksander Laslo (2011). Židovski Zagreb. Zagreb: AGM, Židovska općina Zagreb. ISBN 978-953-174-393-8.