Raoul Goldoni, HRV
(Split, 1919 – Zagreb, 1983)
He was born in Split in 1919. He obtained a degree in painting from the Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb, in the class of Prof. Marino Tartaglia, in 1942. He studied in Rome in 1942 and 1943. From 1956 onward, he dedicated himself to forming glass and is considered one of the founders of design in Croatia. He collaborated with glass producers in Yugoslavia, for whom he designed a series of items. In the glass workshops in Murano (Venice), he designed unique useful objects and sculptures with various techniques. In addition to glass, he worked with metal, stone, plastic, bronze and silver. He engaged in interior design, illustration and book design.
He presented his works in many solo and group exhibitions in the country and abroad. He won numerous awards and recognitions, including the Bavarian Government’s Gold Medal for glass sculpture at the ”Form und Qualität” exhibition in Munich in 1968. He won the annual Vladimir Nazor Award. He worked as a professor at the Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb, where he died in 1983.
He participated in the Mediterranean Sculpture Symposium in 1978.
Title: Bull`s head
Dimensions: h.w.l. 143,5 x 245 x 105 cm
Location: Park of sculptures Dubrova