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Sava Stojkov
Sava Stojkov finishing his portrait of Novak Djokovic
Born (1925-03-29)29 March 1925
Sombor, Kingdom SHS
Died 20 August 2014(2014-08-20) (aged 89)
Sombor, Serbia
Nationality Serbian

Sava Stojkov (Serbian Cyrillic: Сава Стојков; 29 March 1925 - 20 August 2014) was a Serbian naive art painter. He was known for his environment depictions, as well as for his pre-photorealistic tendencies.

Stojkov has exhibited at over 650 group exhibitions and received over 40 awards for his work worldwide. Ten books, monographs and 12 painting maps were published about his art and a large number of documentary movies, radio and television shows were recorded about his works.

Stojkov was one of the most popular painters in Serbia and in the region. He painted landscapes and plains of Vojvodina, portraits of its people, and occasionally worked in specific oil-on-glass technique.

Stojkov died on 20 August 2014 in Sombor, Serbia, aged 89.


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