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Milan Mrkusich at Te Papa, 1997. Photo by Michael Hall. Te Papa

Milan Mrkusich ONZM

Milan Mrkusich is considered a pioneer of abstract painting in New Zealand and one of New Zealand’s most important artists.

Born in Dargaville in 1925 and was one of New Zealand's oldest living artist before he died in 2018 at the age of 93. 


Mrkusich was considered alongside Don Peebles, Gordon Walters, Colin McCahon and Ralph Hotere, as one of New Zealand's great modern artists.

Mrkusich's contribution to New Zealand art was acknowledged when he was made an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit in 1997.

We are privileged to offer these works of art for sale.

Milan Mrkusich 
Upcoming Exhibition 
"Works 1992 - 1997"

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Three Part Painting (White-Black-Red) 1992

Medium: Acrylic polymer on canvas

Size: Three panels, each 48” x 48” (1220 x 1220mm)

 

Status: Upcoming Exhibition

Price: On Request

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Chromatic Primary Suite 1992

Medium: Alkyd on Belgian Linen

Size: Three panels, each 66” x 33” (1676 x 838mm)

 

Status: Upcoming Exhibition

Price: On Request

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Chromatic Secondary Suite 1992

Medium: Alkyd on Belgian Linen

Size: Three panels, each 66” x 33” (1676 x 838mm)

 

Status: Upcoming Exhibition

Price: On Request

Milan Mrkusich 
Upcoming Exhibition 
"Works 1992 - 1997"

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Achromatic Blue with Yellow 1997

Medium: Acrylic polymer on canvas

Size: Overall 66” x 73 ½ “ (1677 x 1866mm)

 

Status: Under Option

Price: On Request

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Construction I 1992 Relief/Collage

Medium: Molded paper, graph paper on card on plywood with enamel on board and alkyd on canvasboard on a base of burnished aluminium and covered by acrylic screen

Size: 1075 x 732mm

 

Status: Upcoming Exhibition

Price: On Request

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Achromatic/Primary-Secondary Suite 1997 Collage

Medium: Acrylic polymer on cardboard on canvas mounted on hardboard and covered by acrylic screen

Size: 12” x 35½“ (303 x 904mm)

 

Status: Upcoming Exhibition

Price: On Request

Milan Mrkusich 
Upcoming Exhibition 
"Works 1992 - 1997"

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Achromatic Secondary 1997

Medium: Acrylic polymer on canvas

Size: overall 60” x 48¼” (1524 x 1225mm)

 

Status: Upcoming Exhibition

Price: On Request

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Chromatic Light Series No 2 1996

Medium: Acrylic Polymer on Canvas

Size: 20” x 18” (508 x 458mm)

 

Status: Upcoming Exhibition

Price: On Request

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Chromatic Light Series No 5 1996

Medium: Acrylic Polymer on Canvas

Size: 20” x 18” (508 x 458mm)

 

Status: Upcoming Exhibition

Price: On Request

Milan Mrkusich 
Current Works of Art

Milan Mrkusich Rock Forms 1957

Rock Forms 1957

Medium: Goache on Paper

Size: 52 cm wide by 41 cm high


Status: SOLD

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Works Currently on Display

Contact Ngaire on info@artselect.gallery for more details and a private viewing.

Milan with Ngaire at Exhibitions Gallery

Milan Mrkusich Exhibitions

July 2018 - Chromatic Works 2003

July 2015 - Paintings and Collages 1960 - 1963

May 2014 - Works on Paper 1961 and 1962

Image:

Milan Mrkusich visiting the gallery with Ngaire at his exhibition in 2014