• Under the red umbrella

      Under the red umbrella

      The young artist Daniela Stoykova “tells” about her life in Italy with the exhibition My Way at The Art of Love bakery in Sofia, which opened on 14 July. Brimming with emotion, a true feast for contemporary art lovers and connoisseurs of the abstract style, the collection is once again marked by the recurring symbol of the red umbrella, a linking device characteristic of Daniela's paintings.

    • Czech avant-gardists illustrate atrocities of communism

      Czech avant-gardists illustrate atrocities of communism

      The sculptural installation Reconstruction as Tragedy and Farce by Peter Sadofsky and Dan Trantina of the Czech art group Pode Bal can be seen in the park of the Museum of Socialist Art in Sofia until 30 September. The project is realised by the Czech Centre in cooperation with the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Sofia and the National Art Gallery.

    • Cherchez la femme

      Cherchez la femme

      An intriguing exhibition dedicated to Gala, the renowned surrealist painter Salvador Dali's wife, muse, model and manager, was opened in Barcelona, Spain. The close to 200 artworks on display include not only oil paintings and drawings by Dali but also pieces by Max Ernst and photos by Man Ray and Cecil Beaton, as well as some of Gala's remarkable outfits.

    • New life for old machines

      New life for old machines

      Abandoned industrial buildings have inspired young artist Dimitar Genchev for his exhibition titled Good Machines in Credo Bonum gallery in Sofia. Genchev observes how light touches different surfaces - glazed ceramics, tender human skin, or rust-coloured machines and mouldy walls.

    • Diversity and equality in symbiosis

      Diversity and equality in symbiosis

      Until 5 August art lovers will have the chance to see over 100 paintings by 27 artists from China and Central and Eastern European countries, on display at the Chinese Cultural Centre in Sofia. According to its curator Zin Zenchen, the show entitled Similarities and Diversities in Symbiosis aims to illustrate the idea of art's multifaceted nature and spirit of equality, reflected in the notion that there are no superior trends, no dominating forces, and no hierarchy or other differences.