1. History, art and politics: Slovene past and future

    17 March, 2014

    In 1939 Anton Gojmir Kos won the historical painting contest for the then ban (governor) palace (now government palace) in Ljubljana. In the same year – as is written in the artist’s retrospective catalogue from 1992 – he completed the first of the two large compositions, Enthronement at Gosposvetsko polje/Maria Saal. The second, Struggle at Krško, was completed in the next year, and he also made a few smaller paintings. After the presentation in Jakopič Pavillion, they were all together …
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