Milan Konjović was born on January 28, 1898 in Sombor. He enrolled at the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague in 1919 in the class of Vlaho Bukovac, where he studied for only two semesters. He continues to work independently, in Prague with the advice of the avant-garde Czech painter Jan Zrzavi, in Vienna and at German museums in Munich, Berlin and Dresden. In Paris, from 1924 to 1932, he achieved notable success with solo exhibitions as well as exhibitions at the Paris Salons. This is where its "blue phase" occurs. Upon his return to Sombor in 1932, he devoted himself to painting his homeland, Vojvodina's landscapes, people and ambiences, with "excursions" to Dalmatia. This "red phase" covers the period up to 1940.

He created a personally recognizable style of expressionist temperament. He experienced full personal affirmation at 294 solo and 693 collective exhibitions in Yugoslavia, Serbia and numerous centers of Europe (Prague, Budapest, Vienna, London, Amsterdam, Rome, Paris, Athens, Moscow) and the world (Sao Paolo, New York, San Francisco). ...). The Gallery "Milan Konjović" has been opened in Sombor, the artist's hometown, since 1966, and currently houses more than 1,060 works.