Art historian
Bosanska Gradiška, 11 August 1931

Full member

Department of Historical Sciences


Membership of SASA
Corresponding member from  27 October 1994;
Full member since  30 October 2003

Field of study
History of the art of the Middle Ages

BA (1955); MA (1959); PhD (1974) Department of History of Art, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Belgrade

Teaching assistant, assistant professor,  Faculty of Philosophy, University of Belgrade (1959-1978);
Director, Museum of Applied Arts in Belgrade (1978-1979);
Principal research fellow (1979-), SASA Institute for Byzantine Studies;

Positions in SASA
SASA Gallery, director  (1997-2000)

Accession speech
Department paper presentation: Kastoria Painting School: Heritage and Formation of Domestic Ateliers,  Glas / SASA. Department of Historical Sciences. 384, 10 (1998) 109-139.
Speech:  the Monastery of Saint John the Theologian near Pirot, Glas / SASA. Department of Historical Sciences. 404, 14 (2006) 1-20.

Membership of SASA Boards
Academy Board ‘Man and the Environment’, Academy Board for the Study of Kosovo and Metohija

Membership of other academies
Foreign member of the Academy of Athens (2005); Foreign member of the Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts (2006)

Membership of editorial boards
Zograf, editor of the journal

Awards and recognitions
October Prize of the City of Belgrade, 1980 (for the book ‘Ohrid Painting School of XV Century’); Honorary Member of the Christian Archaeological Society in Athens, 1998;
Title of Ambassador of Hellenism in Athens, 1999;
Vuk’s Endowment Prize, 1999 (for the exhibition From the Treasury of the Chilandar Monastery);
‘Mihailo Miša Đorđević’ Award, 2000 (for the book Terra Sacra);
Various major recognition in the field of protection of cultural monuments;

Biography and bibliography
SASA Yearbook. 101 (1995); 621-629, 108 (2002) 449-454.