Biografie von Alexander DZIGURSKI (1911-1995)

Birth place: Stari Becej, Yugoslavia

Addresses: Detroit, MI; California

Profession: Landscape and seascape painter

Studied: School of Art, Belgrade; Academy of Art, Munich, Germany

Member: Fine Arts Inst., Los Angeles; Am. A. Prof. League; Soc. of Western Artists

Work: Belgrade Art Mus., Yugoslavia; Ford Mus., Detroit; BMFA

Comments: He traveled widely in the U.S., painting in the Rocky Mountains, Grand Tetons, Glacier National Park, New England and along the coasts. Dzigurski started out his career in his native Yugoslavia by decorating the interior of churches, which he continued in the U.S. after he and his family had fled from Tito's communist regime via Italy. By 1952 he could afford to travel and paint landscapes, settling in Calif. Position: staff, Intl. Art Publishing Company, Detroit.

Sources: 300 Years of American Art, 941.

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