THE ZEPTER MUSEUM IN THE NEW YORKTIMES

26.08.2016
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THE NEW YORK TIMES has published on the 25th of August 2016 an article named 36 Hours in Belgrade by journalist Seth Sherwood on the topic of what to see when travelling to Belgrade. One of his suggestions is to visit the ZEPTER MUSEUM:

Art and Commerce

Everything you want to buy is for sale along Knez Mihailova. Lined with bookshops, souvenir emporiums, clothing chains and newspaper kiosks, the teeming pedestrian thoroughfare is also a forum for amateur artists, street musicians and that guy who makes enormous soap bubbles. Look up, too, because the ornate facades of the many 19th- and early-20th-century buildings form a textbook of architectural styles, including neo-Classical, Neo-Renaissance and Romantic. The Secessionist building at No. 42, built in the 1920s as a bank, was converted several years ago into the Zepter Museum, a vault of 20th-century and contemporary art. The tortured male forms in Vladimir Velickovic’s canvases show his debt to Francis Bacon, while the tilted perspectives and angles of Dragana Stanacev’s drawings induce vertigo. Abstract styles also abound, from the queasy color sloshes of Slobodan Trajkovic’s paintings to the thick, earthy layers of paint on Vera Bozickovic Popovic’s 1960s and 1970s works.

The rest of the article you can read on the following link:

http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2016/08/25/travel/what-to-do-36-hours-in-belgrade.html?_r=3