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Thursday 8th of February 2018

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Frida Kahlo through quotations and illustrations of parts of her famous biography is the theme of the artistic opus of the young Spanish artist Maria Hesse. The ceremonial opening of this interesting and attractive exhibition is at the Gallery of the Cervantes Institute on 9th February at 19:00. The exhibition will feature thirty illustrations in techniques such as gouache, watercolors and Indian ink on graphic paper.

Presenting famous and lesser-known pictures of Frida Kahlo in a popular and closer to younger generation manner will open the way to the original art and life story of a Mexican artist of unusual talent and interesting biography. Maria Hesse is famous for illustrating books and her illustrations are known to the audience for the book "Frida Kahlo. Una biografía" presented at the 62nd International Belgrade Book Fair. The exhibition is open until 8th April.

In a break from preparing the exams, the students as well as the faithful visitors of the National Library of Serbia will be able to see a retrospective exhibition of posters of students of art faculties as part of the National No Tobacco Day celebration. Under the title "Everything for health, health is everything", organized by the Institute of Public Health of Serbia "Dr Milan Jovanovic Batut", the exhibition features award-winning works on art competitions in the period from 2012 to 2016. The aim of the exhibition is to raise the awareness of the health and well-being of the nation, which is increasingly exposed to tobacco smoke and harmfulness resulting from it, as well as pointing to risk factors for health. The exhibition is opened at the Atrium of the National Library of Serbia until 14th February 2018.

The Salon of the Museum of Contemporary Art of Belgrade organizes the exhibition of Irena Kelecevic entitled "Gde je moje mesto" (Where Is My Place). The artist is researching the area of ​​the building where the Salon of the Museum is located, in 14 Pariska Street. The residential building with the exhibition gallery is called "the artist's building" and is the work of the architect Miroslav Mirko Jovanovic, and a combination of residential area, music studio, painter's atelier and exhibition space for the artist of the second half of the 20th century are the inspiration of this artist to display her Site-specific intervention.

The exhibition consists of drawings in space, framed drawings and collages, mise-en-scène of old furniture and photographs. The artist takes the role of a spatial narrator and deals with the meaningful identity of the place, the symbolic. Irena Kelecevic has graduated from the Faculty of Fine Arts in Belgrade and since 2003, she has been exhibiting in Serbia and abroad. The exhibition is open until 19th March 2018 and through the exhibition, visitors are led by curator Una Popovic every day from 12:00 until 20:00, except on Tuesdays.