Dado Djuric, painter

Miodrag Djuric, known as Dado, is born on October 4, 1933 at Cetinje, Montenegro (Yugoslavia).
1952 Dado studies at the School of Fine Art in Herceg Novi (Montenegro) before entering the School of Fine Art in Belgrade where he follows courses in painting by Marko Čelebonović, who encourages him in his work.
1956 First exhibition at the Salon in Rijeka (Croatia) together with French artist. Marko Čelebonović helps him leave for Paris on August 15. Shortly afterwards, Dado works in Gérard Patris litho workshop where he meets Jean Dubuffet and Roberto Matta
2010 In August, he receives the 13th July Award, the highest national distinction of Montenegro.
Nine big posters made from photos with highlights are especially realised by Dado to be exhibited at the Montenegro Pavilion during the World Expo 2010 in Shangai from September 15 to October 30, 2010.
Dado passed away on the 27th of November at Pontoise’s hospital.