Ajdovscina Pays Tribute to Artist Veno Pilon

Ajdovščina, 30 September - The town of Ajdovscina remembered on Tuesday its prominent townsman, the acclaimed photographer, print artist and painter Veno Pilon (1896-1970), by unveiling a memorial plaque on the facade of his family home. The former family bakery, in which he grew up, now houses a gallery showing the biggest collection of his works.

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Ajdovscina Mayor Marjan Poljsak (left) and Culture Minister Majda Sirca (right) unveiling a memorial plaque to artist Veno Pilon.
Photo: Marko Cencic/STA

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The facade of Pilon Gallery in Ajdovscina.
Photo: Marko Cencic/STA

Ajdovščina, Pilonova galerija.
Odkritje obeležja slikarju, grafiku in fotografu Venu Pilonu.
Ajdovski župan Marjan Poljšak in ministrica za kulturo Majda Širca.
Foto: Marko Cencič/STA
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The facade of Pilon Gallery in Ajdovscina.
Photo: Marko Cencic/STA

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Ajdovscina Mayor Marjan Poljsak (right) and Culture Minister Majda Sirca (left) after unveiling a memorial plaque to artist Veno Pilon.
Photo: Marko Cencic/STA

Ajdovscina
Ajdovscina Mayor Marjan Poljsak (right) and Culture Minister Majda Sirca (left) at the unveiling of a memorial plaque to artist Veno Pilon.
Photo: Marko Cencic/STA

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