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Plecnik Year Kicks Off With Exhibition on Great Architect

Ljubljana, 7 January - The year 2007, the 50th anniversary of the death of architect Joze Plecnik, was designated Plecnik year in Slovenia. The main exhibition on Slovenia's greatest architect opened on Sunday in the Narodna galerija arts gallery, with Culture Minister Vasko Simoniti saying Plecnik is now known throughout the world.

Ljubljana, National Gallery
The show "Joze Plecnik (1872-1957) - Architect in Ljubljana, Prague and Vienna".
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana, National Gallery
The show "Joze Plecnik (1872-1957) - Architect in Ljubljana, Prague and Vienna".
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana, National Gallery
The show "Joze Plecnik (1872-1957) - Architect in Ljubljana, Prague and Vienna".
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana, National Gallery
The opening of the show "Joze Plecnik (1872-1957) - Architect in Ljubljana, Prague and Vienna"; (left to right) Culture Minister Vasko Simoniti, Narodna galerija director Barbara Jaki and Damjan Prelovsek, the author of the show.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana, National Gallery
The show "Joze Plecnik (1872-1957) - Architect in Ljubljana, Prague and Vienna".
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana, National Gallery
The opening of the show "Joze Plecnik (1872-1957) - Architect in Ljubljana, Prague and Vienna"; (left to right) Culture Minister Vasko Simoniti, Narodna galerija director Barbara Jaki and Damjan Prelovsek, the author of the show.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana, National Gallery
The show "Joze Plecnik (1872-1957) - Architect in Ljubljana, Prague and Vienna"; a chair designed by Plecnik.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana, National Gallery
The show "Joze Plecnik (1872-1957) - Architect in Ljubljana, Prague and Vienna"; a chair designed by Plecnik.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana, National Gallery
The show "Joze Plecnik (1872-1957) - Architect in Ljubljana, Prague and Vienna"; the main altar at St Joseph's Church, Ljubljana, designed by the master.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana, National Gallery
The show "Joze Plecnik (1872-1957) - Architect in Ljubljana, Prague and Vienna"; a clock designed by the master.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana, National Gallery
The show "Joze Plecnik (1872-1957) - Architect in Ljubljana, Prague and Vienna"; the model of the House of Freedom, i.e. the parliament as designed by Plecnik. The project has not been realised.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana, National Gallery
The show "Joze Plecnik (1872-1957) - Architect in Ljubljana, Prague and Vienna"; the head of the master.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana, National Gallery
The show "Joze Plecnik (1872-1957) - Architect in Ljubljana, Prague and Vienna"; chairs designed by Plecnik.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana, National Gallery
Damjan Prelovsek, the author of the show "Joze Plecnik (1872-1957) - Architect in Ljubljana, Prague and Vienna".
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

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