The Legacy of Petar Lubarda

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Petar Lubarda (27 July 1907 - 13 February 1974) is a prominent painter, a modern visionary who marked and changed artistic trends in the second half of the 20th century with his work.

Legacy of Petar Lubarda carefully cherishes and preserves a collection of 24 paintings, 292 drawings and graphics, furniture, archive and manuscripts, part of the library and personal items. By adapting the artist's house in the period from 2008 to 2011, all visual arts, furniture, letters, notes, sketches, personal documents, calques and photographs were preserved.

The artistically influential gift he possessed, Peter Lubarda has translated into images with very strong emotional motifs of epic importance and opened the door for the era of contemporary art in domestic painting. At the same time, the talent he owned took him beyond the borders of Serbia and occupied an important place on the international scene. He received numerous significant awards for his work - the Grand Prix at the World Exhibition in Paris (1937), and the first prize at the International Exhibition of Painting in The Hague (1939), the International Prize at the Second Biennale in Sao Paulo, the 1st prize at the III Biennale in Tokyo, October Award of the City of Belgrade and many others.