“Miner” Monument

Location: Velenje, Slovenia

Completed: 1953

Sculptor: Alojzij Kogovšek

Genre: Spomenik, Socialist monument, former Yugoslavia

The “Miner” was the first public sculpture to be erected in Velenje after the Second World War. Originally placed in front of the Svoboda Cinema, it was moved to its present location on Tito Square in 1967. The artist designed the sculpture in two sizes and the larger of the pair is situated in Ljubljana. More information about the “Miner” Monument.

“Miner” Monument in Velenje, Slovenia | Spomenik | Socialist monument | former Yugoslavia

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