Biography of Milo Milunović


Milo Milunović was born in 1897 at Cetinje, Montenegro but educated in Scadar, Monza, Florence under the apprenticeship of Alberto Giacometti, and later Paris. He joined the Montenegrin army in the World War I, and from 1919 to 1922 lived in Paris, where he became acquainted with the works of Cezanne. He spent 1923 in Prcanj where he painted frescoes in the local church. From 1924 to 1926 he lived in Zagreb, Paris, and later Belgrade where with two colleagues he founded the Belgrade Academy of Arts. He painted his most successful works between 1926 and 1932, most of which were impressionist.