Gift Collection Graovac Radmila and Nikola

Gift collections have a special place in the history and development of the Gallery of Matica srpska because they keep the memory of the artist artistic opus, personality of the collector or the donor. Gift collection Graovac, which has 22 paintings by Nikola Graovac and 21 sculpture work by Radmila Graovac, is the present from their daughter Smiljka Graovac Cvetko. By this valuable gift, the collection of the Gallery of Matica srpska is enriched with works of art from the second half of the 20th century and competed the memory of the great artistic couple. Two artists, who walked together through life and art for more than half a century, created authentic symbiosis of two intertwined opuses, which are now displayed at the exhibition in the Gallery of Matica srpska. Besides 43 works of art from the Gift collection, the exhibition will be enriched by artworks that were donated to the Gallery before, as well as numerous documentary material – recorded artistic statements and visual documents, that will contribute to a more comprehensive presentation of the artistic work of Radmila and Nikola Graovac.

During the exhibition, every Friday rich accompanaying program will be organized with the aim of bringing the basic idea of the exhibition closer to its audience and encourage them to think about the work of the artistic couple Graovac.

The exhibition is accompanied by a catalog, whose author is Mirjana Brmbota, MA, museum advisor of the Gallery of Matica srpska. The exhibition was supported by the Ministry of Culture and Media of the Republic of Serbia and the City Council for Culture – Novi Sad.


Starts: 16. July 2021.
Ends: 22. August 2021.




Exhibition Rooms 'Milivoj Nikolajević', The Gallery of Matica Srpska


  • Suitable for: All ages