Sculpture by SmArt Teenagers

Ivan Meštrović (1883. – 1962.)

  • renowned as one of the greatest sculptors of the 20th century
  • he was the first living person to have a one man show at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City

Zdenac života

Zdenac života (The Well of Life), 1905

  • it is considered to be one of Meštrovic’s masterpieces
  • it is situated in front of Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb

The Bowman and The Spearman, also known as The Indians

  • two bronze sculptures standing as gatekeepers in Congress Plaza, Chicago, USA
  • the sculptures were made in Zagreb and installed at the entrance of the parkway in 1928
The Bowman and The Spearman

Ivan Meštrović Gallery in Split

Ivan Meštrović Gallery

Contemporary sculptors

Alem Korkut (1970)

Spomenik biciklu

Spomenik biciklu (Bike monument), Koprivnica

Četiri rijeke (Four rivers), monument to Croatian war of independence, Karlovac

Četiri rijeke

Denis Krašković (1972)


Kit (Whale), Jarun lake, Zagreb

Sveta izložba (Saint Exhibition)

Sveta izložba

Dušan Džamonja (1928 – 2009)


Jelen (Deer), Zagreb

Dušan Džamonja sculpture park, Vrsar

Dušan Džamonja sculpture park

Glyptotheque, Zagreb

  • The permanent display of the Croatian 19th-21st Century Sculpture Collection shows 243 works by 65 artists
  • This is the largest and most systematically assembled collection of modern Croatian sculpture, and provides a survey of the development of Croatian sculpting