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Maksim Sedej
Maksim Sedej (26 May 1909 – 13 May 1974) was a Slovene painter, one of the key figures of the mid-20th-century art scene in Slovenia. Sedej was born in Dobračeva on the northern outskirts of Žiri in 1909. He studied art at the Zagreb Academy of Fine Arts between 1928 and 1932. His work was exhibited amid the selection of Yugoslav art at the Venice Biennale in 1940 and 1954.He worked as a professor at the Ljubljana Academy of Fine Arts and Design. He received the Prešeren Award in 1967 for an exhibition of his work shown at the Ljubljana Museum of Modern Art in 1966.