Current exhibitions

Emil Popov, EVE – sculptures

Stanislav Pamukchiev, PROTOSS – paintings

November 9 – 29, 2021

This exhibition is in a way a continuation of the creative meeting of the two authors from the exhibition “Beginnings” five years ago at the Arte Gallery. The sculptures dedicated to “Eve” and the paintings from the “Protoss” cycle are united by the commen essence seeking of the two iconic for Bulgarian visual culture artists, friends and supporters – Prof. Emil Popov and Prof. Stanislav Pamukchiev. It is no surprise to most of us that contrary approaches mutually enrich each other in this exhibition – aluminum or brass sculptures as opposed to paintings – objects with charcoal, ash and even in color.

“Protoss is a new cycle of paintings and drawings, part of a programmatic orientation towards original contents, which deeply define us and are the primary substance of our spiritual memory. I look for the traces of this memory in protosymbols and sign designations – a synthesized image, a response to the incomprehensible and the inconceivable. Circle, square, circle in square, spiral, …………see more