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Violence, repression, manipulation; the uncomfortable realities of contemporary life are exposed in Mihael Milunovic’s enticing creations.

Born in Belgrade in 1967, Milunovic grew up in an artistic family environment. Both his father and grandfather were well-known Serbian artists and his mother is a renowned Croatian sculptor. Milunovic’s early experiences playing in his parents’ studio, his interest in geography and machinery, or paintings by the likes of Titian, Velazquez or De Chirico would all have a lasting effect on his work.

Milunovic attended the Belgrade Faculty of Fine Arts, then the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Paris, where he studied in class of professor Vladimir Velickovic and visiting professors Marina Abramovic and Tony Brown, among others. 

Remarked, he became the Laureate of the Foundation RENOIR (worked and lived in Pierre-Auguste Renoir’s atelier). 

He received a prestigious prize for painting from the French Academy of Arts and sciences in November 2018 funds from Foundations Roux and Tronchet during a solemn session.

His work encompasses a wide range of disciplines, from painting, drawing and photography through to large-scale sculptures and installations.

By decontextualising everyday objects, symbols or situations, Milunovic provokes unease in the observer, a blend of alienation and curiosity.

Since the mid 90s, Milunović has participated in numerous exhibitions across Europe.

His works are featured in prestigious museum collections including MUMOK –Ludwig  Museum, Vienna; Musuem of Contemporary Art, Belgrade; Coleccion Solo, Madrid; Deji Museum, Nanjing; Collection Moet & Chandon LVMH, France; Collection Wiener Städtische, Austria; Palazzo Forti, Verona; Musée d’Art et d’Industrie, Saint-Étienne etc.


Mihael's work has been featured in curated exhibitions alongside renowned artists such as Herman Nitsch, Jan Fabre, Dennis Oppenheim, Ilya Kabakov, Roman Opalka, Park Seo Bo, Mounir Fatmi, Barthelemy Togo, Michelangelo Pistoletto, Tony Cragg, Wim Delvoye, Shigeru Ban, Neo Rauch, Gerard Garouste, Marina Abramovic, Pedro Cabrita Reis, William Kentridge, Sean Scully, Kiki Smith and Rikrit Tiravanija, among others. Additionally, he has collaborated with Manuel O’Campo in a joint exhibition.

He lives and works between Paris and Belgrade.


His works are present in the permanent collections : 

MUMOK - Museum Ludwig in Vienna, Austria 

Musee d’Art et d’Industrie, Saint-Etienne, France 

Museum of Contemporary Art, Belgrade, Serbia

Coleccion Solo, Madrid, Spain

Collection Moet & Chandon LVMH, France 

DEJI Museum Collection, Nanjing, China

Collection Wiener Städtische, Austria

Collection Siemens AG, Vienna, Austria

Sammlung Esterhazy, Eisenstadt, Austria

Collection Leube, Salzburg, Austria

Collection Telenor, Oslo, Norway

Cité des sciences et de l'industrie, Paris, France

Collection Renoir, France, Austria 

Collection Maya Picasso, France

Collection Barzai-Hollander, Brussels, Belgium

Collection Palazzo Forti, Verona, Italy

Collection Azraq, Marrakech, Morocco

Collection Wiener Städtische, Belgrade, Serbia

Zoya Museum, Modra, Slovakia

Collection Our, Prague, Czech Republic

Fondation L’Accolade – Institut de France, Paris, France

Boghossian Foundation, Belgium

as well as in many other private and public art collections around the world.




MUMOK - Ludwig Museum, Vienna, Austria

Museum of Contemporary Art, Belgrade, Serbia

Galerie Nationale du Jeu de Paume, Paris, France 

China Art Museum, Shanghai, China

Museum of Modern Art, Saint-Etienne, France

Fundación Casa de México en España, Madrid, Spain

Coleccion Solo, Madrid, Spain

Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany

Gebäude Secession, Vienna, Austria

Esterhazy Foundation, Eisenstadt, Austria

Stedelijk Museum, Aalst, Belgium

Fondation Boghossian, Brussels, Belgium

Zoya Museum, Modra, Slovakia

Palazzo d’Arte Napoli, Naples, Italy

The Living Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland

Musee d’Art Modeste, Sete, France


Among many others







Museum of Contemporary Art, Legat, Belgrade, Serbia

Museum of Contemporary Art, Salon, Belgrade, Serbia

Fondazione Mudima, Milan, Italy

Fondation Valpalou, Lleida, Spain

Museum Quartier, MQ 21, Vienna, Austria

Wiener Städtische Collection, Vienna, Austria

Gallery Wilde/Guy Baertschi, Geneva, Switzerland

Gallery Piece Unique, Paris, France

Gallery Changing Role, Naples, Italy

Gallery Georges Verney Carron, Lyon, France

Gallery Steinhauser, Bratislava, Slovakia

Gallery Sechzig, Feldkirch, Austria

Gallery X-Vitamin, Belgrade, Serbia

Gallery Rima, Belgrade

Voice Gallery, Marrakech, Morocco

L’Annexe, Saint Avertin, France 

Gallery Alpha Delta, Athens

Boghossian Foundation, Belgium 

among many other exhibitions.






Paris, 2020,

Pastoral for the planet

Art collaboration with La Seine Musicale,

Insula Orchestra and Fura dels Baus.

Linz, 2019,

Klangswolke Pax

Outdoor Art Project and performance Pax

with the city of Linz and Fura Dels Baus. 

Two hundred thousands spectators. 

Vienna, June to October 2017,

Art wrapping of  Ringturm, the highest

building in Vienna, for the 10 year Art

jubilee of Wienerstaetdische.

Biennials in Valencia, Lion, Belgrade, Poznan etc.

A-Part, International Art Festival Baux de Provance

Art Fairs : Vienna Contemporary, Volta (Art Basel), Spark,

Art Istanbul, Art Athens etc. 


China Art Museum, Shanghai

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