Krsto Hegedušić was a Croatian painter, illustrator and theater designer. His most famous paintings depict the harsh life of the Croatian peasantry in the manner of naive art. He was one of the founders of the Earth Group.
About Krsto Hegedusic
Painter of the Naïve Art movement and founding member of the Earth Group, a Croatian artists' collective. His 1969 work "The Bridegroom, the Ox and the Pump" was a critique of urban life.
Krsto Hegedusic Before Fame
He studied at the Arts and Crafts College in Zagreb.
Achievement of Krsto Hegedusic
He became known for his paintings of peasant life, as well as for his book illustrations and theatre sets.
Krsto Hegedusic Family Life
His family moved to Hlebine after his father died in 1909.
Associations of Krsto Hegedusic
He and Petar Grgec were both associated with the Naïve Art movement.
Information related to Krsto Hegedušić
- Croatian naïve painters
- Vladimir Nazor Award winners
- Members of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts