דוסאן ג'בטוביץ'

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1925 Born in Gornja Trnava, Serbia
Worked as a blacksmith apprentice
Joined the Partisans during World War II
1945-1959 Worked as a police officer
1959 Retired as a war military invalid
1956 Began his artistic career
1970 Moved to Belgrade
Lives in Kaludjerica, near Belgrade


Solo Exhibitions
1959 Prokuplje, Serbia
1966 Graphics Art Gallery, Belgrade
1972 Gallery of Naןve Artists, Trebnje
1974 Alstadt Gallery, Zurich
1978 Antile Elke Gallery
1978 Milan Gallery, Berlin
1981 Milan Gallery, Berlin
1985 Jaro Art Galleries, New York
1988 Maison Blanche, Marseilles
1994 Duke Gallery, Melbourne
2002 Museum of Naןve Art, Jagodina

Group Exhibitions
1963 Museum of Naןve Art, Jagodina, Serbia
1968 Biennial of Naןve Art, Munich
1969 Muzeo Civico di Belle Arti, Kugano
1971 Yugoslavian Modern Artists, Isetan, Tokyo
1971 “Naןve Art in Serbia”, Palazzo delle Espozicione, Rome
1972 Zimmer Gallery, Dusseldorf
1972 Krull Krefeld Gallery, Krefeld, Germany
1972 Yugoslavian Primitive Art, Kunstforeningen, Copenhagen
1973 Biennial of Naןve Art, Paris
1973 Biennial of Naןve Art, London
1973 Krull Krefeld Gallery, Krefeld, Germany
1973 Alstadt Gallery, Zurich
1974 Galleria d’Arte Moderna Viotti, Torino
1974 Galeria Caldarese, Bologna
1974 Milan Gallery, Berlin
1975 Galerie Lafayette, Paris
1976 Grand Palais, Paris
1976 Camden Arts Center, Paris
1976 International Monetari Fund, Washington
1976 Scottsdale Center for the Arts, Scottsdale, Arizona, USA
1976 Brooks Memorial Art Gallery, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
1977 Mona Lisa Gallery, Paris
1977 Lucas Galleria de Arte, Granada, Spain
1977 Lucas Galleria de Arte, Granada, Spain
1977 Milwaukee Art Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
1977 Museum of Art, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburg, Alabama, USA
1977 Chicago Public Library, Chicago, USA
1977 Towson University, Towson, USA
1977 “Naןve Art in Yugoslavia Today”, Gallery of Primitive Art, Zagreb
1978 Meadows Museum, Sheeverport
1978 The CW Post Art Gallery, Long Island University, USA
1978 Galerie Lafayette, Paris
1978 Le Centre Culturel de la FSF de Yougoslavie, Nice
1981 Gallerie d’arte moderna, Torino
1982 Mona Lisa Gallery, Paris
1984 “New Frontiers of Naןve Art in Europe”, The Royal Festival Hall, London
1985 Biennial of Naןve Art, Vienna
1985 Alstadt Gallery, Zurich
1985 Palais Palffy, Wien, Austria
1987 “Mirko Virius” Gallery, Zagreb, Croatia
1987 “Naivi ‘87”, Gallery of Primitive Art, Gallery of Contemporary Art, Museum of Sculpture of the Yugoslav Academy Art and Science, Zagreb
1988 Centre Cultural Yougoslave, Paris
1990 Hotel Explando, Zagreb
1990 “Brick in ‘Earth’ Group”, Modern Gallery, Zagreb
1990 “Naןve Art Masters”,The Highway Gallery, Melbourne
1993 Museum of Naןve Art, Jagodina, Serbia
1998 Museum of Modern Art, Minsk
2005 “Shades of Contrasting Cultures”, GINA Gallery of International Naןve Art, Tel Aviv

Prizes
1977 Marko Virius Prize, the Golden Plate of Artists Camp, Trebnje, Serbia
1979 Marko Virius Prize, the Golden Plate of Artists Camp, Trebnje, Serbia
1986 Marko Virius Prize, the Golden Plate of Artists Camp, Trebnje, Serbia
1987 Grand Prize, 4th Biennial of Naive Art, Jagodina, Serbia
1995 Life Achievement, 7th Biennial of Naive Art, Jagodina, Serbia

Public Collections
Museum of Naןve Art, Jagodina, Serbia

Bibliography
“Yugoslav Naןve Art”, 1973, Belgrade
“Dusan Jevtovic”, Altstadt Gallery, Zurich
“L’arche de Noe et Les Naifs”, Louis Pauwels, 1977, Paris
“Naןve Painters of Yugoslavia”, Summerfield Press, 1978, USA
“Modern Primitives”, Oto Bihalji-Merin, 1978, London
“Primitive Painting”, D. Zdunik, 1981, New York
“La Fete et Les Naifs”, Musee d”art Naif de l’Ile de France, 1981, Paris
“Naןve Maleriei Heute”, Herbert Weisner, 1981, Germany
World Encyclopedia of Naןve Art”, Oto Bihalji-Merin, 1984, Belgrade, Yugoslavia
“Les Naifs”, Gilles Neret, 1986, Paris
“Serbian Naןve Art with Australian Guest Artists”, V. Carapic & K. Smiljkovic, 1989, Melbourne
“Naןve Art in Australia, Canada and Europe”, Vasa Carapic, 1994, Melbourne
“The Key to Making Dreams Come True”, Koviljka Smiljkovic, 1999, Novi Sad
"L’Arbre et les Naifs", Max Fourny, 1990, Paris
Catalogue of the 11th Biennial of Naive Art, Museum of Naןve Art, 2003, Jagodina
“Naןve Art in Serbia”, The Serbian Academy of Art and the Museum of Naןve Art, 2003, Jagodina
"L’Europe et les Naifs", Jaqueline Bricard, 2009, France
"13th Biennial", Nina Krstic, Museum of Navie and Marginal Art, 2007, Jagodina, Serbia
 

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