The painter, publisher, editor, restorter and art dealer Miha Maleš was born in 1903 in Kamnik. Miha Males (1903-1987) was one of the most important figures in Slovenian artistic life in the 20th century. Males began his career as a painter while he was still a student in Prague, and he continued painting to the end of his life. He was one of the most important figures in Slovenian artistic life and besides his various artistic activities he is marked also by the other side of his character. He was a great collector of works of art, initiator and leader of artistic group the Fourth Generation, artistic organiser and a journalist. As it could be seen in his work, he was a very sensitive person and he knew how to join all these artistic fields of activity in harmony. The permanent collection comprises his works of art and documentary photos, kept in the Miha Maleš Gallery (Kamnik).