Popular art

Popular art collection contains a certain number of graphics and mainly paintings of Duilio Makovac. His crayon paintings collection, around 100, is named "The Istrian village". The motives represent authors impressions and memory of the everyday life in rural Istria from 1940s to 1980s.  These paintings have an important ethnographic value as a reliable source of information about the Istrian village during 20th century. It helps to compare different daily life practices and contextualization of material culture from that time that correspond to many objects kept in the museum.

Collection manager: Ivona Orlićsenior curator