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Happy Birthday Mr Meštrović

130 years ago today world-famous Croatian sculptor and architect Ivan Meštrović was born. Even Google decided to celebrate that fact by changing the search engine homepage doodle today.

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Besides being called ”the greatest since the Renaissance” by the critics, he was also the first living person to have a one man show at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC. Grgur Ninski (Gregory of Nin) statue from out PicturePostcard from Split came out of his hands, as well as many other unsurpassed works of art.

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Photo: KovaZg

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Petra Tkalcec

Petra is a Co-founder and Executive Editor of EastOK Europe. She is a Croatian living in Budapest with her Serbian husband, two sons and an English bulldog.

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