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b. April 23, 1924, Osijek, Croatia
d. December 4, 2004, Paris, France

Julije Knifer was born in Osijek, Croatia in 1924 and died in Paris in 2004. Knifer represented Croatia in the 2001 Venice Biennale, and, in 2014, the Museum of Contemporary Art in Zagreb mounted a major retrospective exhibition of his work. He has exhibited at the Centre Pompidou, Paris; MAMCO (Musée d'art moderne et contemporain) in Geneva and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney. His works are in numerous private and public collections around the world, including the Museum of Modern Art, New York; the Tate, London; the Centre Pompidou, Paris and the National Gallery, Berlin.