Vuk Vuckovic, a Belgrade-based artist from Serbia, whose art is deeply connected to the world today as we know it. Vuckovic is known for his large-scaled cityscapes – big cities are depicted from a bird’s eye view in a humorous manner. “I’m a chronicler”, states Vuckovic. His chronicles however are deeply connected to the modern life. Vuckovic ironically emphasizes the stereotypical features of a modern city, where the famous statues and notable buildings are popping up all over the panoramic view. By mixing up surrealistic, naïve and psychedelic motives, he creates vivid, joyful pictures, the main purpose of which is to evoke emotional resonance in the viewer. On the contrary to seeming childishness of his works, one should know that it takes long and scrupulous work to complete them – canvases are filled with tiny details, which are sometimes hard to notice. It’s also important to mention Vuckovic’s abstract paintings. Those are completed with impulsive, intense brushstrokes, and reveal other side of the artist’s inner world – a spontaneous, emotional entity. The strict geometrical rhythm contrasts with the chaotic colour and one can feel like getting lost in the storming emotions. Despite of his young age, Vuk Vuckovic’s art is largely acclaimed by critics. He is considered an uprising star of Serbian contemporary painting.
Vuk Vuckovic was born in 1986 in Pancevo, Serbia. He graduated in 2010 from the Faculty of Fine Arts in Belgrade, where he started his doctoral studies in painting the same year. Since 2015, he has been the co-founder of the art studio Wolf Art. Vuk has been exhibiting his art since 2007, and so far he has exhibited 17 solo and more than 100 group exhibitions, from which he has received numerous awards and recognitions. Vuk’s works can be found in numerous collections and in public spaces.
In flagranti, Munich (Germany)
Nis Art Foundation, Nis – Belgrade (Serbia)
Diplomatic Art, Timsoara (Romania)
Europa paradigma est 3, CEI, Trieste (Italy)
Serbian Contemporary Artists, Nitional Museum, Rovinj (Croatia)
Transformation, Funnel contemporary art, Bucharest (Romania)
Belgrade Open Art, Cultur Centre Belgrade Gallery, Belgrade (Serbia)
What can I not know about you, Galery ALU, Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Days of Hungarian Painting, Grahpisoft Park, Budapest (Hungary)
Transform 011, Museum of Foreign Art, Sofia (Bulgaria)