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Иван Велков

Ivan Velkov (Vranje, 1930 – Skopje, 2008). Macedonian painter and university professor, who is especially important for the development of the Macedonian painting during the 60s. Graduated in 1953 and in 1955 got the post-graduate degree from the Art Academy in Belgrade. In 1960 went in Paris on a specialization trip. Was a professor at the Faculty of Architecture in Skopje, Macedonia and a member of the art group Mugri (Dew).

He has individually (from 1955) or with others, in Skopje and other places through former Yugoslavia. Has many group exhibitions, among them in: Mexico City, Dijon, Rijeka, Rome, Torino, Nurnberg, Stuttgart, Belgrade, Ferrara, Bolzano and others.

His opus varies in the frames of figuration, informel and geometric abstraction.