Miroslav Sutej

1936–2005

Biography

Miroslav Šutej (29 April 1936 – 13 May 2005) was a Croatian avant-garde painter and graphic artist.

Šutej was born in Duga Resa in 1936. He studied painting at the Academy of Fine Arts Zagreb and was an associate in Krsto Hegedušić's master's workshop. Since 1970, Šutej was a professor at the Academy.

Šutej became a full member of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts in 1997.

Šutej was the designer of the modern Croatian flag as well as the banknotes for the Croatian kuna and the jersey pattern of Croatia's national football team.

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