Union of Bulgarian Artists exhibitions / archive

20 years "Jewels" department at UBA

28.11.16 - 09.12.16 | Gallery - bookstore "Sofia Press"

Opening - 28th of November, 6 p.m.

In the section "Jewelry" there are more than 30 artists. As it is evident from the slogan, it was formed 20 years ago.

During the opening of the exhibition will be presented just out-of-print book "Contemporary adornment in Bulgaria." More clearly the noticeable ambition of the authors is the separation of the commercial and craft. At its core, this is the instantaneous phase of the evolution of a genre, in this case the art of jewelry.


Ginka Dimova

14.11.16 - 30.11.16 | Gallery - bookstore "Sofia Press"

Opening - 14th of November, 6 p.m.

It's hard to write an introductory text to my upcoming exhibition where the paintings are scattered in several rooms of my house. Somehow I miss the exhibition mirror in which I dream to look around and realize that this will be possible when the exposure is installed in the space of the gallery - bookstore Sofia Press during the month of November 2016 in Sofia.


Art net - exhibition of professors from the International University of Novi Pazar, Serbia

04.11.16 - 20.11.16 | Gallery - bookstore "Sofia Press"

Opening - 4th of November, 12 a.m.

"ArtNet" is a project of the Department "Visual Arts" at Sofia University. Author and Project Manager is Prof. Dr. Laura Dimitrova.

The project had already organized exhibitions and seminars in Bulgaria and abroad with the participation of professors and doctoral students from the Department of "Visual Arts" of SU and foreign participants from Serbia and Poland. There will be a presentation of four exhibitions respectively in Serbia, Poland, Bulgaria.


Stoil Mirchev - statigraphy

17.10.16 - 01.11.16 | Gallery - bookstore "Sofia Press"

Opening - 17th of October, 6 p.m.

"Stratigraphy" is the name of the exhibition that includes twenty-five paintings made specifically for the gallery space. The idea emerged after the author's participation in the reconstruction of a Neolithic village near Varna. The result of this inspiration can be seen in the series "Rock paintings", "Icarus" and "Artifacts." The exhibition will continue until 1st of November.


Sensation - exhibition of Magdalena Yotova

03.10.16 - 14.10.16 | Gallery - bookstore "Sofia Press"

Opening - 3rd of October, 6 p.m.

Magdalena Yotova presents to the audience in Sofia an exposure, inspired by the Bulgarian nature. The author, with recognizable handwriting and priority to watercolor techniques, recreates in her works the nostalgic feeling of childhood past by rich color and saturated conditions. Her works make an impression with poetry and harmony, skillfully recreated with ease and confidence.


Stone reflections - Darina Zlatareva

19.09.16 - 30.09.16 | Gallery - bookstore "Sofia Press"

Opening - 19th of September, 6 p.m.

"The dimension is a challenge. Its empathy is inspiration and exaltation of forms and reflections.

In the eye of the lens the stone quarries looked like summary and symbol. The monochrome and compositions were endless stimulus for future experiments and plastic solutions. Their picturesque interpretation became somewhat natural in character suggestion for an abstract image.


Exhibition of Elizabeth Haindl - guest artist

12.09.16 - 16.09.16 | Gallery - bookstore "Sofia Press"

Opening - 12th of September, 6 p.m.

When one attempts to describe and metaphorically interpret the elements of Elisabeth Heindl’s spatial installations, concepts quickly come to mind that have been determinative for her entire artistic oeuvre since her student years at the Academy of Visual Arts in Munich (1980-86). Not coincidentally, these notions are congruent with ideas that could essentially characterize the two revolutions in Western art, i.e. the Renaissance and the revolt of modernism at the beginning of the 20th century.

Constitutive for the art of the Renaissance were the discovery or rediscovery of space in painting and drawing, and the ensuing correspondence between interior and exterior spaces in two-dimensional and relief-like pictures. The invention of correct, centrally perspectival construction of spaces accompanied and embodied a new treatment, a reflective occupation with space, and it evolved along with new ways of depicting movement. Of course, this is not to say that movement had never before been depicted; but when one compares artworks by Mathias Grünewald, Titian or Caravaggio with earlier attempts to portray motion in still images, it soon becomes obvious that the stronger dynamism and dramatic intensification which occurred here were without counterparts in the art of the Middle Ages. The principal flourishing of formed and formalized representations of movements and traces of movement began much later, i.e. in the modern era. And it is here, in the interval that we now describe as the classical modern period, that Elisabeth Heindl’s artworks have their intellectual and formal roots.




On the East of the East

16.05.16 - 27.05.16 | Gallery - bookstore "Sofia Press"

Opening - 16th of May, 6 p.m.

Mariana Marinova will present her visual impressions of her one-month stay in South Korea. The residence there was a special invitation from the organizers of the Thirteenth International Symposium on painting and sculpture in Mosan - obviously interesting, picturesque and impressive place, not only because of the huge sculpture park, botanical garden and museum.The event became a meeting of artists from different parts of the world, carriers of various aesthetic and cultural traditions, working and living in "extreme" and exotic environment.


Travel with me

18.04.16 - 05.05.16 | Gallery - bookstore "Sofia Press"

Opening - 18th of April, 6 p.m.

"I want to invite you on a walk around the various parts of the world that have captured me; not only for their beauty, but mostly with the humanity they carry!

Nelly Gasharova


Nelly Gasharova graduated the The Art Institute of Pittsburgh, majoring in interior design.

She is also working in the field of painting.


At the river

01.04.16 - 15.04.16 | Gallery - bookstore "Sofia Press"

I continually draw strength from those rootsр in my head I am constantly changing the views of a beautiful scenery - decked hills, covered with bloom in spring fruit trees, picturesque gardens with colorful flowers and real vegetables, barking yard dogs, sweltering summers when all rush to the beach a breath of chill waters of the Danube. There are other senses, taste is another smell, the sounds, the colors… everything is real... In the exhibition there are paintings painted there - on the spot and others made here in the studio, in moments when the mind run away from the hectic, noisy, not so friendly and busy big city.

In this exhibition I share these feelings and emotions. I hope they will reach the viewer, the man.


Radoslav Neichev


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