Ljubomir Ljuba Popovic
(1934 - 2016)
Ljubomir Ljuba Popovic was active/lived in Serbia, France. Ljubomir Popovic is known for Surrealist painting.
Ljubomir Popovic (born 14 October 1934) is a Serbian surrealist painter. He considers himself to be Serbian born in Yugoslavia. He is renowned for his many erotic and unconventionally juxtaposed subject matters.
Born in Tuzla, Bosnia, Ljuba studied Fine Arts in Belgrade but was shocked by the discovery of 1959 exhibition of surrealist art from the Urvater collection. In 1960, he founded the movement ‘Mediala’, meaning ‘Honey and Dragon’, to express both the concepts of desire and fear.
Ljuba arrived in Paris in 1963 and was immediately taken in by French galerists and surrealists. Living in Paris and supported by Thessa Herold’s gallery, Ljuba painted fantastical paintings, full of disturbing and desirable creatures, reminisc ... Displaying 750 of 2053 characters.