Božo Bek

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Born 1926 in Đurđevac, Croatia. Died 2000 in Zagreb. Studied art history at the University of Leningrad, today St. Petersburg, and the University of Zagreb (grad. 1952). 1954 co-founder of the Gradska galerija suvremene umjetnosti. 1954–1960 curator at the fine arts archive of the Yugoslav Academy of Arts and Sciences. 1960–1972 director of Gradska galerija suvremene umjetnosti, since 1961 the Galerije grada Zagreba. 1968–1972 chief editor and co-founder of the magazine bit international. 1972–1978 senior curator and since 1978 museum advisor at the Galerije grada Zagreba.