Miodrag Živković (sculptor)

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Miodrag Živković (Serbian Cyrillic: Миодраг Живковић; born 1928 in Leskovac) is a Serbian sculptor,[1] most well known for his work on memorial complexes throughout the Former Yugoslavia


After moving to Belgrade with his family in 1944, Živković graduated from the Academy of Applied Arts in Belgrade in 1952.[2] After working as an arts teaching instructor in Mladenovac and Novi Beograd, he was employed as an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Applied Arts within the University of Arts in Belgrade, becoming Dean in 1974, a position he occupied until 1977. From 1977 to 1984 he was head of the Faculty's sculpture department. From 1991 to 1996 he was again Dean of the Faculty[3]


Outside of academia, Živković is most well known[weasel words] as the creator of a number of sculptures throughout the territory of the Former Yugoslavia and abroad, including the following:

rectangular polished dark stone plinth pointing toward the sky, with a winged plaque and inscription at the base
Monument to the Royal Yugoslav Air Force defenders of Belgrade, located in New Belgrade