Mane Sakic
Shelter, 2012
Acrylic on canvas
68 x 138 in (178 x 350 cm)

Mane Sakic is a New York City based artist born in Belgrade, Serbia, in 1971 to a family of artists and revolutionaries.

Throughout his career, living and exhibiting in Serbia, Spain and the United States, the artist has been attracted by public forums. To Sakic, the revolutionary power of art is best experienced in public forums and best expressed through the
juxtoposition of opposing techniques and themes.

While living in Madrid, Sakic exhibited his work in places like Plaza del Dos de Mayo and conceived artworks that were specifically to be displayed in numerous public spaces throughout city. His mosaic work adorns one of the city center streets in Belgrade, and his paintings appear in The Museum of Cinematography and The Ministry of Culture, also in Belgrade. Mane’s work is also part of various private collections, including those of actress Sharon Stone and The Kee Collection Madrid. Mane has enjoyed creative collaborations with Marina Abramovic, Daphne Guinness, Olivera Katarina, and Dejan Damjanovic.

Mane studied painting at the Belgrade University of Fine Arts, in the class of Professor Momcilo Antonievic, from which he graduated in 1995. He is represented by Mana Contemporary in New York.
Courtesy of the artist

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