On the occasion of awarding scholarships, "Adil Zulfikarpašić" for the 2011/2012 and an inaugural ceremony of renewed art collection "The Focus of the Collection", the Bosniak Institute organized a reception for friends and associates of the Institute on Wednesday, December 21, 2011.

The inaugural ceremony of the art collection “The Focus of the Collection” was opened by the Chairman of the Bosniac Institute Prof. Dr. Zlatko Lagumdžija who welcomed all guests and expressed his pleasure of having the scholarship program “Adil Zulfikarpašić” for the 4th year. Prof. Dr. Fahrudin Rizvanbegović with his speech delivered a scholarship to Nadira Đogić, a student of Electrical Engineering at the University of Bihać.

image Chairman of the Bosniac Institute Prof. Dr. Zlatko Lagumdžija welcomes all guests / Photo: Islamic Arts Magazine

image Prof. Dr. Fahrudin Rizvanbegović / Photo: Islamic Arts Magazine

image Nadira Đogić, a student of Electrical Engineering at the University of Bihać / Photo: Islamic Arts Magazine

The Collection of over 100 artwork is compiled by the most important works of Bosnian artists. Among others we can see artworks by Mersad Berber, Safet Zec, Mehmed Akšamija, Seid Hasanefendić, Emir Gems, Edin Numankadić, Ismet and Ismar Mujezinović, Ibrahim Ljubović, Salim Obralić, Nesim Tahirović etc. The collection especially emphasizes Bosnian-Muslim tradition and Islamic architecture in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The works range from poetic to a very suggestive and expressive landscapes. A significant part of The Collection are also abstract artworks that stylistically belong to lyrical abstraction or abstract expressionism.

This exhibition of the art collection “The Focus of the Collection” completes the very rich exhibiting activity in 2011 and presents Bosniak Institute as one of the leading institutional stakeholders in the promotion and presentation of Bosnian culture.

Some of the highlights of The Collection

image From the Collection: Mehmed Zaimović / Photo: Islamic Arts Magazine

image From the Collection: Numankadić Edin, 2004 / Photo: Islamic Arts Magazine

image From the Collection: Safet Zec / Photo: Islamic Arts Magazine

image From the Collection: Dragulj Emir, Great Wall, 1981 / Photo: Islamic Arts Magazine

image From the Collection: Hakija Kulenović / Photo: Islamic Arts Magazine

image From the Collection: Seid Hasanefendić / Photo: Islamic Arts Magazine

image “The Focus of the Collection” / Photo: Islamic Arts Magazine

image “The Focus of the Collection” / Photo: Islamic Arts Magazine

image Bosniak Institute, different floor levels views / Photo: Islamic Arts Magazine

image “The Focus of the Collection” / Photo: Islamic Arts Magazine

image View from the 2nd floor / Photo: Islamic Arts Magazine

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