Jakov Brdar


1949 –

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Who is Jakov Brdar?

Jakov Brdar is a Slovene sculptor of Bosnian descent. He is the author of many public statues and sculptures in Ljubljana. In 1998, he received the Prešeren Fund Award for the sculpture group Sermon to the birds.

Brdar studied sculpturing on Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Ljubljana. He graduated in the class of professor Dušan Tršar in 1975, and completed specialised study in 1979. He has also lived and worked in Paris and Berlin.

Brdar's statues Adam and Eve, Satyr and Prometheus are on display at the Butchers' Bridge in Ljubljana city centre. His statue of the general Rudolf Maister is visible in the park next to the main bus station in Ljubljana. The gallery in Piran has his sculpture Pegasus. In 1990 and 1991, he exhibited in the Pergamon Museum in Berlin.

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Apr 22, 1949

on July 23, 2013


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