Art - Information about the history of art in Bulgaria.
Vladimir Dimitrov – the master, Ilia Beshkov, Sirak Skitnik, Dechko Uzunov, Nikola Petrov, Tsanko Lavrenov, Yoan Leviev, Dimitar Kazakov, Svetlin Rusev, Dimitar Kirov, Georgi Bozhilov, Samuil Seferov.Sculptors:Andrey Nikolov, Ivan Funev, Atanas Dalchev, Valentin Starchev, Vezhdi Rashidov, Krum Damyanov, Dimitar Boikov, etc. These are but a portion of the Bulgarian artists known for their exhibitions and works in a number of European capitals and in many places around the world.
Art Galleries in Sofia:
NATIONAL ART GALLERY – 1 Knyaz Battenberg Sq., Tel.: (+359 2) 980 33 20 – boasts the richest and most valuable collection of works by several generations of Bulgarian masters.
FOREIGN ART GALLERY STS. CYRIL AND METHODIUS – 19-ti Fevruari St. ( near the St. Alexander Nevski Church), Tel.: (+359 2) / 80 44 37 – keeps valuable permanent collections and exhibitions by Bulgarian and foreign artists.
ART GALLERY OF THE UNION OF BULGARIAN ARTISTS – 6 Shipka St., Tel.: (+359 2) 4 33 51.SOFIA CITY ART GALLERY – 1 Gen. Gurko St., Tel.: (+359 2) 87 21 81.
Marvellous exhibitions of modern Bulgarian artists and sculptors can be seen at the hundreds of private art galleries in Sofia and in other large towns in Bulgaria.