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Kovačica naive art in Michalovce

AN EXHIBITION of naive art, from the Yugoslavian town of Kovačica, opened on March 25 at the Zemplín Museum in the eastern Slovak town of Michalovce. It will run until May 6.

AN EXHIBITION of naive art, from the Yugoslavian town of Kovačica, opened on March 25 at the Zemplín Museum in the eastern Slovak town of Michalovce. It will run until May 6.

Entitled Kovačica Naive Art, the exhibition presents 35 works by 12 painters, who find inspiration in everyday life, folk traditions, and their natural surroundings. The exhibition includes works by the founding generation of painters - such as Martin Jonáš, Ondrej Veňarský, Andrej Pilch, and Zuzana Chalupová - and by younger generations.

The museum sits at Kostolné námestie 1 and is open Tuesday to Friday from 8:00 to 15:30.

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