The Artist and His Achievements

Josip Laslavic

 

The Artist and His Achievements

 

     Josip Laslavic was born in 1933, in the village of Laslavic, near Bosiljevo. At present, he is retired and a member of the Association of Amature Sculptors of Karlovac (ULAK).   Address: Sarajevska ul. 3, Karlovac.   As a self-taught artist, he has been creating art works in wood and rock for the last 40 years. While creating art pieces, he pays special attention to preserve the original form of the wood or rock. Mr. Laslavic is also a painter. He prefers to draw and paint flowers. He held the following exhibition of his art works: Karlovac 1968, 1970, 1973, 1982, 1984, 1994 and 1997. Pula 1969, Samobor 1970, Plitvicka Jezera 1976, 1982. Castel San Giovani, Italy, 1984. Mr. Laslavic also participated at the following group exhibitions: Zagreb, Beograd, Split, Rijeka, Kragujevac, Slavonski Brod, Sisak, Nis, Varazdin, Koprivnica, Trebnje, Bologna, Munchen, Budimpesta, Tutzing, Conacri and Madrid.

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Title: Head of a Woman
Material: Wood
Technique: Carving
Size: 70 x 35 Cm.

Title: Weaver
Material: Wood
Technique: Carving
Size: 80 x 60 Cm.

     About the Motive: Community homesteads produce their own linen, regardless of the mass production by the textile industry. Therefore, every homestead has it's own weaving facilities to produce the necessary linen. The homestead member usually constructs the weaving quarters of the homestead. The carving shows a weaver, and it belongs to a group Stari Zanati.

Title: Masks
Material: Wood
Technique: Burnt Wood
Size: 80 x 50 Cm .



Title: Knotty Wood Group
Material: Natural growth on a birch tree
Technique: Improved Natural Sculpture
Size: 50 x 50 Cm.

Title: Under the Eagle Protection
Material: Rock
Technique: Sculpture
Size: 80 x 50 Cm.

     
     

Title: Woman
Material: Rock
Technique: Sculpture
Size: 80 x 50 Cm.


Title: The Winged Frog
Material: Rock
Technique: Sculpture
(improved by the hand of the artist)
   

Title: Spring Flowers
Technique: Lacquer on Linen
Size: 70 x 50 Cm.

   

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