Contemporary members of the Gallery – Mihal Povolni

Mihal Povolni was born in 1935 in Padina. He completed five grades of the primary school in Padina. He is a farmer and lives and works in Padina. Povolni is a member of the Gallery of Naïve Art since 1971. Technique: oil on canvas, drawings. Themes and motifs: genre art,...

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  • Mihal Povolni was born in 1935 in Padina.
  • He completed five grades of the primary school in Padina. He is a farmer and lives and works in Padina.
  • Povolni is a member of the Gallery of Naïve Art since 1971.
  • Technique: oil on canvas, drawings.
  • Themes and motifs: genre art, portraits, landscapes, animal motifs, still life.
  • Main characteristics of his work: dark/light relations, refined lyrical colors; the painter skillfully presents the landscape of the plain with inevitable windmills and pumpkins as light motifs.
  • The Gallery collection includes 16 of his paintings.

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