Union of Bulgarian Artists / Exhibitions / ArchiveBulgarian typography school

100 years from the birth of prof. Vasil Yonchev /1916-1985/

04.10.16 - 28.10.16 | Gallery of UBA "Shipka" 6, Sofia

Exhibition of three generations of typography artists from the 50s until today and works of students from the Master's program "Typography" the department "Book and print graphic" realized during the learning process in the academy.

 

More about the celebrations:

In October and November 2016 the National Academy and the department "Book and print graphic" will celebrate the 100th anniversary of Prof. Dr. Vassil Dimitrov Yonchev - teacher, artist, theorist and founder of Bulgarian typography art school, worked in art book and art font, winner of the international prize "Gutenberg" the mayor of the city of Leipzig for achievements in the art of the book.

The celebration is part of the events related to the 120th anniversary of the academy and will be marked by a major exhibition of several generations of Bulgarian typography artists from the 50s to today (UBA gallery, October 4th  to 27th), exhibition about the research and creative activity of prof. Yonchev (Gallery Academy, October 24th  to November 18th) and international Symposium "The place and role of Bulgaria in the development of the Cyrillic writing system as European third official alphabet" (Gallery Academy, October 25th  to 26th) .