Sanja Lazic

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Born in Belgrade in 1966.

Graduated from the Faculty of Applied Arts and Design in 1994, under Professor Gradimir Petrovic, and the Conservation and Paintings Restoration under Professor Gordana Zunjic Kusovac.

Worked as a freelance contributor at the National Museum from 1994 to 1996. Passed the State Exam in 1997, since when has worked as the paintings conservator at the National Museum Conservation Centre (Paintings Restoration Studio). Over the course of twenty years of work at the Museum, participated on the protection of cultural heritage in the field of paintings conservation and restoration, in the context of numerous projects and exhibitions.

The most significant works, exhibitions and projects:

– Conservation and restoration of icons for the exhibition Knin Krajina Icons, 1995.

– Conservation and restoration of the Belgrade Cathedral iconostasis, 1995/96.

– Conservation and restoration of Zahumlje-Herzegovina eparchy icons, 1997.

– Conservation and restoration of Zitomislic monastery icons 1997/98.

– Conservation and restoration interventions in the paintings by Nadezda Petrovic for the exhibition Path of Honour and Glory, The National Museum in Belgrade, 1998.

– Conservation and restoration interventions in the paintings by Sava Sumanovic for the exhibition Sidjanke, the National Museum in Belgrade, 1998.

– Work on the restoration of a painting by Steva Todorovic Saint Sava Entering a Monastic Order, 1998.

– Conservation and restoration interventions on the paintings for the exhibition Da Carpaccio a Canaletto, Tesori d’arte italiana dal Museo Nazionale di Belgrado, Pinacoteca Nazionale Bologna, Bari Castelo Sismondo 2004, Tampere Art Museum, 2005.

– Conservation and restoration interventions and preparing paintings for the exhibition Unknown story of modern art masterpieces from the National Museum in Belgrade, Japan, 2005.

– Conservation and restoration interventions and preparing paintings for the exhibition Renoir and image of woman in the Impressionism era, Kunsthalle Krems, Austria, 2005.

– Conservation and restoration of the painting by Jacopo Negretti (Palma Vecchio), The Holy Family with St. Catherine, St. John and Donor, work within the joint project of the National Museum in Belgrade and the Central Institute for Restoration in Rome 2005.

– Conservation and restoration of the paintings by Uros Predic and Paja Jovanovic for the exhibition Symbolism in the second half of the nineteenth and early twentieth century, the exhibition at the Modern Gallery in Valjevo, 2007.
– Conservation and restoration of paintings by Konstantin Danil, Katarina Ivanovic, Djura Jaksic and Milan Popovic for the exhibition 100 Years of Serbian art (paintings in Serbia 1850-1950), SASA Gallery, 2009 and the National Museum of Art of Romania, Bucharest, Romania, 2009.

– Conservation and restoration of paintings by Paja Jovanovic for the exhibition Pavle Paja Jovanovic 1859-1957, SASA Gallery, 2010.

– Conservation and restoration of paintings by Jovan Bijelic for the exhibition Jovan Bijelic – paintings from the National Museum in Belgrade, the National Museum, 2010.

– Conservation and restoration interventions in the painting by Claude Monet, Rouen Cathedral, for the exhibition, A City for ImpressionismMonet, Pissaro and Gauguin in Rouen, Rouen, France, 2010.

– Conservation and restoration of paintings by  Katarina Ivanovic for the exhibition Mirror Image, Katarina Ivanovic, the National Museum in Belgrade, 2011.
– Conservation and restoration of the painting by Robert Hubert, Staircase of the Park of Palazzo Farnese at Caprarola and Park on the lake, 2010/2011, for the exhibition Imaginary Gardens of Robert Hubert, National Museum, 2012.

– Conservation and restoration of paintings by Nadezda Petrovic, Milan Milovanovic and Kosta Milicevic for the exhibition Light in the darkness of the First World War, the National Museum in Belgrade, 2014.

– Conservation and restoration of paintings by Vlaho Bukovac for the exhibition Vlaho Bukovac the painter (1855-1022), the National Museum in Belgrade, 2014.

– Published text Park on the lake and Staircase of the Park of Palazzo Farnese at Caprarola at the National Museum in Belgrade, review of technical analysis and performed conservation and restoration works, (joint work with Sofija Kajtez and Milica Stojanovic, Compilation of the National Museum XX-2 Art History , 2012.

Engaged for many years in the research in the field of painting techniques of miniatures on vellum and ivory, acquired the higher museum rank, working on the theme Conservation issues of miniatures from the collection of the National Museum in Belgrade, 2014.