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Vjekoslav Vojo Radoičić

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Vjekoslav Vojo Radoičić
Born(1930-11-10)10 November 1930
Požega, Yugoslavia
Died15 July 2017(2017-07-15) (aged 86)
EducationMaritime Academy of Rijeka
Known forPainting, drawing, sculpture printmaking, stage design
MovementCubism, Surrealism
AwardsGrigor Vitez Award, Vladimir Nazor Lifetime Achievement Award, Order of Croatian Danica for contributions to culture

Vjekoslav Vojo Radoičić, also known as Vojo Radoičić (10 November 1930 – 15 July 2017), was a Croatian painter, sculptor, printmaker, and stage designer. He was born in Požega while Croatia was still under the Kingdom of Yugoslavia.

Radoičić lived and worked in Vienna, London and Zagreb, and had close ties with those places as depicted in his artwork, however he spent most of his time in Rijeka, Croatia.[1] Vojo Radoicic has held more than 180 independent exhibitions in Croatia, as well as abroad. He was known for depicting the places he has traveled to in vibrant colors through a child's mindset to tell stories of his experiences.

Radoičić was awarded the Order of Croatian Danica for his works to culture.

Radoičić died of pneumonia complicated by lung cancer in Rijeka, Croatia on 15 July 2017 at the age of 86.[2]

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  1. "Galerija Divila - Galerija umjetnina - Umjetničke slike ..." Galerija Divila.
  2. "UMRO VOJO RADOIČIĆ Otišao je veliki i legendarni umjetnik, jedan od naših najvećih slikara i kipara, dobitnik brojnih nagrada..." jutarnji.hr (in Croatian). 15 July 2017. Retrieved 15 July 2017.

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