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Art exhibition (Dubrovnik's Intermezzo) / Izložba slika (Dubrovački intermezzo) Josip Škerlj.

I visited Josip Škerlj's art exhibition four days ago, i.e. on the very day it was opened. I happened to find myself there a few hours before the official opening ceremony. I'm glad it turned out that way because it gave me an opportunity to view this amazing collection of paintings without being rushed. There was nobody there at the time, no other visitors, just me and my husband. So, I took my time. One thing that amazed me is how different all of these paintings look when you see them from a different perspective. I walked up and down the gallery like a crazy person just so I can get different views and perspectives of these paintings. I don't know how to describe it, but every painting felt magical. Literally every painting undergoes a metamorphosis and changes when you move to see it from another angle or when the light changes. That is true art. Pure magic. Paintings that have a soul.

As the name itself implies (Dubrovnik's intermezzo) this exhibition is inspired by Dubrovnik. I'm a bit obsessed with this city so imagine my joy at seeing paintings that portray it so beautifully. Dubrovnik is the main inspiration of Croatian painter Josip Škerlj. I doubt you had the chance to hear of him if you don't live in Croatia, but here he is rather well known and belongs to a group of painters called Dubrovnik’s colourists. Boy, do they have a way with colour! Nomen est omen, right? Well, in this case it is. Josip usage of colour is exceptional, it is not something you can see everyday. He was born in April, 1941. He lives and works in Dubrovnik. He is remarkably profilic painter and he tried his hand at writing as well (but I must admit I haven't read any of his works so far). This exhibition will be opened until 17th of May. There is no entrance fee. If you find yourself in Mostar, feel free to visit it in Aluminium Gallery. When it comes to photographs of the outfit, they were taken on a Spanish Square in Mostar. Thank you for reading.


Posjetila sam ovu izložbu Josipa Škerlja prije četiri dana tj. istoga dana kada je otvorena. Našla sam se tamo par sati prije otvorenja i sada mi je drago da je tako ispalo jer sam imala priliku vidjeti ovu nevjerojatnu kolekciju slika bez žurbe. Nije nikoga bilo tamo, nikakvih drugih posjetitelja, samo ja i muž. Tako da sam je polako razgledala. Jedna stvar koja me oduševila je koliko različito sve ove slike izgledaju kada iz gledate iz druge perspektive. Hodala sam gore dolje po galeriji kao luda jer sam htjela vidjeti slike iz različitih perspektiva i pogleda. Ne znam kako to opisati, ali sam za svaku sliku imala osjećaj da je čarobna. Doslovno svaka slika prolazi kroz metamorfozu i mijenja se kada je gledate iz drugoga kuta ili kada se svijetlo mijenja. To je prava umjetnost. Čista čarolija. Slike s dušom.

Ova izložba je nadahnuta Dubrovnikom kao što i samo ime ( Dubrovački intermezzo) da naslutiti. Pomalo sam opsjednuta ovim gradom. Tako da zamislite moju radost kada sam vidjela slike koje ga tako predivno prikazuju. Dubrovnik je glavno nadahnuće hrvatskoga slikara Josipa Škerlja. On pripada grupi znanoj kao Dubrovački koloristi. Oni doista imaju poseban dar i viđenje boje. Nomen est omen kažu, a u ovom slučaju ta poslovica vrijedi. Josipova upotreba boje je stvarno nešto posebno, nešto što se ne viđa svaki dan. Rođen je u travnju 1951. godine. Živi i radi u Dubrovniku. Iznimno je plodan slikar, a osim slikarstva okušao se i u pisanju (mada moram priznati da nisam upoznata s njegovim književnim radom). Ova izložba je otvorena do sedamnaestoga svibnja, ulaz je slobodan, pa ako se nađete u Mostaru, posjetite je u Aluminijevoj galeriji. Što se tiče fotografija odjevne kombinacije, uslikane su na Španjolskom trgu u Mostaru. Hvala na čitanju.



























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  1. my beloved dress and thanks for shearing painting

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  2. What a wonderful treat it must've been to have the gallery all to yourself especially when you're viewing the work of an artist you admire so much.. You can really take your time that way to fully enjoy and savor each piece of art. Dubrovnik's use of color does look outstanding as does his brushwork.

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    1. thank you, it was a treat indeed!

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  3. He has an amazing way with color and his work shows such energy and vitality. It really leaps off the page in these shots. And you on that bench in those tights was totally wonderful for me!! Such a fantastic time ;)

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    1. yes, he has an amazing way with colour. I'm glad you enjoyed both the outfit and the painting part:) Thank you!

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  4. That's definitely a great place to get inspiration for your artwork. Awesome shots! xoxo

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  5. E' delizioso il tuo abito , bellissima la stampa e mi piace molto il tocco di giallo della borsa!!!
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  6. Wow, incredible art and pictures!!
    Have a lovely day :)
    Rosanna x
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  7. Great post hun! I like this so much.

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  8. Lepa izložba, a i ti si divna. :*

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  9. I'm glad you got to enjoy that kind of experience :)

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  10. Amazing!!! so happy that you had a great time in the exhibit dear!
    love that you are also able to catch the magic of art :) btw, your outfit is so on point!!! love your bag so much too

    love lots,
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    1. thank you Tin:) I love this bag too:).

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  11. Nevjerojatno mi je čuti da ste bili sami na otvorenju izložbe, ali barem si fino imala čitav prostor samo za sebe, bez buke i guranja sa strana pa si na miru mogla uživati u slikama. Nekako mi se ova tvoja šarena haljinica baš super uklopila u izložbu :D

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    1. slučajno smo naišli koji sat prije nego što je počelo službeno otvaranje tako da je baš dobro ispalo.

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  12. Sembra essere una mostra davvero interessante e tu sei sempre molto bella Ivana :*

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    1. si, una mostra molto interessante.
      Grazie cara.

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  13. I love it. Thanks for sharing!


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  14. Dear Ivana,

    I always make the same experience. It can be the most crowded town in the world, but if you are going to a gallery with modern art, almost everytime there are no visitors ;-) Love it!
    I did´nt know Josip Škerlj, but his painting are looking amazing!

    Last, but not least: I love your cute dress and jacket!

    xxxxx Nadine <33333

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    1. thank you sweetie. You're so right but maybe it is better that way, I mean more place for us art lovers.

      I quite like this outfit too, I think I will wear it again.

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  15. Such a lovely place Ivana! You look super cute :)
    xx

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  16. These paintings look fascinating...they have an almost pointillistic edge to them! Must have been so great having the gallery to yourselves and be able to take your time. Also love your cute bag !
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    1. thank you Caliope. They are very unique, that's for sure.

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  17. love it

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  18. Che mostra interessante e che carino il tuo abito!! :)

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  19. Bella mostra..e tu deliziosa come sempre.
    Un bacione
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  20. Those paintings are beautiful! I love the crosshatch style of the brush strokes. And I love that the exhibition is free for everyone to enjoy. I would definitely go there if I lived close by. Your outfit is beautiful as well. I love the print of that dress and that necklace and bag. You look amazing!!
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    1. yes, this crosshatch style produces an interesting effect. When looked from afar, it seems a bit 3D.

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  21. meraviglioso look come sempre Ivana
    buon mercoledì
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    un bacione

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  22. You are so beautiful Dear I can't believe that you aren't a model yet:) lovely pictures:)
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    1. thank you dear:) How sweet of you to say that.

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  23. Arrasou lugar lindo imagens maravilhosa amei o look
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  24. Amazing look!

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  25. I can tell from your post that you an exciting day. Great bold ductus. I quite like his provocative surrealism, if you know what I mean. Sorry, Ivana I am in a hurry, gotta dash.
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  26. Zaista je pravo zadovoljstvo uzivati u umetnosti. A, plus kada nema puno guzve u galeriji, prava milina! Slike su savrsene, posebno mi se dopadaju boje. A, tu je i tvoja preslatka haljinica na tufnice :-)
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  27. The paintings are very nice. And your outfit is amazing! :)
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  28. You are so elegant ! I love your outfit. This exhibition looks fabulous :)

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  29. interesting post. i like the mixture of pics about this vernisage and these nice citypics. you are dressed up in black - nice to see these red colour on your outfit!

    Jennifer

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