Dimo Todorovski

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Dimo Todorovski
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Born (1910-12-11)11 December 1910
Thessaloniki, Salonica Vilayet, Ottoman Empire (today in Greece)
Died 23 April 1983(1983-04-23) (aged 72)
Skopje, Macedonia
Nationality Macedonian
Known for Painting, Drawing, Sculpture
Notable work Mechkin Kamen

Dimo Todorovski (Macedonian: Димо Тодоровски), (1910, Thessaloniki - 1983, Skopje), was a prominent Macedonian artist and a first generation Macedonian sculptor.[1]

Education and career[edit]

Young Dimo Todorovski

In 1929-1935, he attended the Art School in Belgrade. From 1945 to 1979, he contributed to the formation of Umetnickata School in Skopje and became one of the first professors, where he retired in 1979. He is also a founding member of the Art Gallery in Skopje in 1949. In 1969 he was elected a corresponding member of the Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts.[1]

Artistic Style[edit]

His artistic style varied between lyric and epic dramatic and realistic academic treatment of form.[2]


His works are part of the national collection of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Skopje. During his life he realized a number of sculptures of different formats, portraits, and many public monuments around the country.[1]

His most famous is the monument at Mečkin Kamen (Bear's Rock) memorial in Kruševo, which has turned into one of the national symbols of the Republic of Macedonia.[citation needed]

He is considered to be originator of modern Macedonian sculpture.[2]

External links


  1. ^ a b c Panorama - ОТВОРАЊЕ НА ИЗЛОЖБА НА ДИМО ТОДОРОВСКИ (03.12.2010)
  2. ^ a b "Dimo Todorovski". DLUM Association of Artists of Macedonia. Retrieved 8 July 2013.