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Milena Pavlovic Barilli Exhibition - Rijeka
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Rijeka, April 2012 - The Museum of the city of Rijeka, on 17 April - 4 May 2012, staged an exhibition of Milena Pavlovic Barilli's paintings "Waves and Stars Brought Together". The exhibition presented 48 of her works from all stages of her life as a painter, as well as sketches of her fashion designs and cover pages of fashion magazines, and even the poems that she wrote. Her verses in Italian and Serbian were read by an actress of the Croatian National Theatre "Ivan Zajc" in Rijeka, whereas the 20 dresses made according to the artist's sketches were worn at a fashion show arranged on that occasion by members of the St. Nicholas Sing and Dance Company. The exhibition was opened by Serbian Ambassador in Zagreb, Mr. Stanimir Vukicevic in the presence of numerous invited guests, including senior officials of the county and city of Rijeka, representatives of the Serbian communities of Pula, Umag, Rasa, Viskovo, Opatija and others. All local media covered the event emphasizing that this was the first showing of Milena Pavlovic Barilli's works in Rijeka and the Republic of Croatia, as a whole. Croatian national television HTV had a thorough report on it. The exhibition was organized by the Milena Dom Foundation, Milena Pavlovic Barilli Gallery of Pozarevac, Serbian Cultural Institute "Prosveta" and the Community of the Italians of Rijeka, with the support of the Serbian Ministry of Culture, Media and Information Society, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Consulate General of Serbia in Rijeka.
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