Montenegro , 1969

Roman Đuranović

Roman Đuranović (1969) graduated at the Faculty of Fine Arts in Cetinje, Montenegro. He is a member of the Association of Artists of Montenegro. In addition to various prestigious awards (such as the Award for Best Young Artist and the Annual Award for Drawing), he has participated in numerous group exhibitions, including ‘Montenegrin Art 1946–2000’ (Sarajevo, 2002), ‘The Week of Montenegrin Culture’ (Barcelona, 2003), ‘Montenegrin Beauty’ (Berlin and Dresden, 2005), ‘Montenegrin Contemporary Fine Art’ (Ljubljana and Vienna 2008), ‘Macht des Geldes’ (Schwalmtal, 2013), and others. Roman has held major solo exhibitions at the Centre of Contemporary Art (Podgorica, 1997), the National Museum of Montenegro (Cetinje, 2002), Art Pavillion (Podgorica, 2006), Der Turm Gallery, (Schwalmtal, 2010), the Modern Art Museum (Ankara, 2011), the Petley Jones Gallery (Vancouver 2013), and Taglialatella Gallery (New York City, 2016).

In an effort to capture the “perceived reality”, his figurative motifs often speak of identity, authenticity and relationships, especially in relation to trendy and advertising motives. As with the tradition of pop art, Roman is drawn from design, comics and film influences, as well as from his own cultural experience, to use his subjects with relevant and fierce symbolism.

Solo Exhibitions


2016
Gallery Taglialatella, New York

2014
Museums and Galleries of Podgorica – Modern Gallery

2013
Petley Jones Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

2012
Pendullum Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

2011
Museum of Modern Art – CERMODERN, Ankara, Turkey

2010
Der Turm gallery, Schwalmtal, Germany

2006
Art Pavilion, Podgorica, Montenegro

2002
National Museum of Montenegro, Atelier Dado, Cetinje
Pizana Gallery, Podgorica

1997
Center of Contemporary Art, Podgorica

Group Exhibitions


2019
“Windows” – mc2gallery, Tivat, Lustica bay, Montenegro

2016
Gallery 106, London

2016
“Point of View”, The Library, London

2015
“Second Life”, Roman Đuranović, Mihail Kosolapov, Elektrobutik, Art Pavilion, Podgorica, Montenegro

2013
Macht des Geldes – Schwalmtal, Macht des Geldes – Teloy Mühle Meerbusch, Lank – Latum, Empathy, Montenegrin Contemporary Art

2012
Salon Petar Lubarda, Gallery Miodrag Dado Đurić – Cetinje, Tag, Collegium Artisticum, Sarajevo

2008
Contemporary Montenegrin Painting, National Gallery – Ljubljana, Contemporary Montenegrin Painting, Vienna, Austria

2005
Montenegrin Beauty, Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany, Montenegrin Beauty, Motorenhalle, Dresden, Germany

2004
Montenegrin Beauty, Budva, Montenegrin Beauty, Belgrade, Serbia

Biennial of Contemporary Landscape, Novi Sad

IV International Biennale of Cetinje, Orchid

2003
Fine Art, Vrsac, Serbia, 4 contemporary painters, Skopje City Museum, Macedonia
V International Biennial of New Art, Vrsac, Serbia
Urbanci, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
The Week of Montenegrin Culture, One View, Barcelona, ​​Spain

2002
Montenegrin Art 1946-2000, Collegium artisticum, Sarajevo

2000
Contemporary Montenegrin Art, Dojče Vele Gallery, Cologne

Awards


2001. “Milunović, Stijović, Lubarda”, traditional exhibition

2004. Award for drawing on Podgorica Fine Arts Salon

2004. Award for the best young artist, Biennial of Modern Landscape, Novi Sad

2015. Association of Artists of Montenegro, Traditional exhibition, award for the best exhibition in 2014