Painter, was born in 1916 in Pečuh (Hungary) and while still very young he moves to Zagreb and studies at the Art Academy where he will become a tenured professor and hold his first personal exhibits. After the Second World war, he begins to travel in France, Denmark, India and Brazil to then returns to Yugoslavia. He is among the founders of the art movements Gruppo 58 and Marzo. He takes part to a wide range of international exhibits: Bienniale of Venice (1954), International Biennale of Water painting in Brooklyn (1963), Biennial of St. Paul (1963), Biennial of Graphic Arts in Vienna (1975). In 1981 he wins the prestigious Valdimir Nazor award. He died in Rijeka, in Croatia, in 2003.