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Jure Vuga, born on 11th November 1983 in Koper holds a Ph.D. in Art history. He is also a poet and a tourist guide. For his bachelor thesis on Botticelly he received the highest award granted by the University of Ljubljana, the Prešeren price for students in 2010. In 2016 he successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis about Renaissance Venetian art, more precisely dealing with Giorgione and his famous painting the Tempest.
He has published two books of poetry: Modri Plamen, Mladinska knjiga, Ljubljana 2015 and Pod kamni plešem, Beletrina, Ljubljana 2009.