Šime Perić, HRV
(Antofagasta, Chile, 1920 – Zagreb, Croatia, 2019)
He was born in Antofagasta (Chile) in 1920. He graduated from the Academy of Applied Arts in Belgrade, in the class of Prof. Vase Pomorišca, in 1952. He specialized in wall painting at the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris. From 1952 to 1957, he was an associate of Krsto Hegedušić’s Master Workshop. He was a member of the group “Mart” and gallery “Forum” in Zagreb. From 1969 to 1984, he worked at the Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb. In the late 1940s and mid-1960s, he copied frescoes in sacral buildings, after that he worked as a freelance artist. From 1985, he became intensively involved in sculpture. He exhibited in many solo and group exhibitions in Croatia and abroad. He won numerous awards and recognitions (Vladimir Nazor Lifetime Achievement Award 1989).
He is the author of the Twelfth Section of the White Road presented at the 35th Mediterranean Sculpture Symposium (2007). He died in Zagreb in 2019.
Title: Flow Rhythm
Dimensions: 25 x 4 m
Location: Park of sculptures Dubrova