Miroslav Šutej

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Miroslav Šutej
Born (1936-04-29)29 April 1936
Duga Resa, Kingdom of Yugoslavia
Died 13 May 2005(2005-05-13) (aged 69)
Krapinske Toplice, Croatia
Nationality Croatian
Education Zagreb Academy of Fine Arts
Known for Painting, printmaking
Notable work Coat of arms of Croatia
Croatian kuna banknotes
Movement Op art

Miroslav Šutej (April 29, 1936 – May 13, 2005[1]) was a Croatian avant-garde painter and graphic artist.

Šutej was born in Duga Resa in 1936.[2] He studied painting at the Academy of Fine Arts Zagreb and was an associate in Krsto Hegedušić's master's workshop.[1] Since 1970, Šutej was a professor at the Academy.[1]

Šutej became a full member of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts in 1997.[3]

Šutej was the designer of the modern Croatian flag as well as the banknotes for the Croatian kuna and the jersey pattern of Croatia's national football team.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Kalčić, Silva (May 19, 2005). "Miroslav Šutej (1936. – 2005.)". Zarez (in Croatian) (132). Retrieved 2010-05-14. 
  2. ^ "Umro slikar Miroslav Šutej". Index.hr (in Croatian). May 13, 2005. Retrieved 2010-05-14. 
  3. ^ "Deceased members". info.hazu.hr. Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts. Retrieved 2010-05-15. 

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