Category Archives: Balkans

Oskar Kallis, Estonian modernist, Armula, showing explicit Munch influence

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Josip Tirik, (b. Zagreb), Croatian artist

Visit his website. Definitely felt a Munch influence here.

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Josip Tirik, Croatian artist, Untitled, 2009

Visit his website. This might be one of his most powerful works, and although completely original, it seems to have hints of so many things beyond the Balkans war– first, la Pieta (see body of Christ like figure in foreground with … Continue reading

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Josip Tirik, Croatian artist, untitled, 2010

Visit his website.

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Josip Tirik, (b. Zagreb), Croatian artist, Lost Generation, 2011

Visit his website. Some of his later paintings remind me of Kitaj and the earlier ones of Munch but he is very original.

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