Zagreb, October 6, 2023 – President of the Board of Directors of OTP Bank Balazs Bekeffy has signed the General Sponsorship Agreement for the largest exhibition on sculptor Ivan Meštrović prepared in the last 50 years, jointly organized by the Klovićevi dvori Gallery and the Ivan Meštrović Museums. At today’s press conference, the contract with OTP Bank was signed by the directors of the Ivan Meštrović Museums, Sandra Grčić Budimir, and of Klovićevi dvori Gallery, Antonio Picukarić. The two directors then announced this grand anthology of Meštrović’s opus.
This meticulously prepared project, which has the task of presenting one of the greatest Croatian luminaries and a world famous sculptor, is organized on the occasion of the 140th anniversary of Meštrović birth.
The exhibition will be open to visitors from November 23rd until the beginning of March of next year and will enable the Croatian and international audiences to learn about Meštrović’s work through an anthological review of his artistic formation with his best works of art coming from many countries such as the United States of America, England, Italy, Austria, the Czech Republic, Slovenia, Serbia and, of course, mostly from the Republic of Croatia.