• Digital art enchants Sofia

      Digital art enchants Sofia

      The seventh edition of the International Digital Art Festival will take place in Sofia next week, from 22 until 26 October. Organised by the National Academy of Arts and the DA Lab foundation, DA FEST [7] will feature a wide range of exhibitions; audio-visual, theatre and VR performances; video art projections; lectures and presentations; workshops and concerts, revealing a plethora of explorations and art practices in the field of digital art.

    • Art from Germany exhibited in Plovdiv

      Art from Germany exhibited in Plovdiv

      Travelling the World is the largest retrospective exhibition of works from the collection of the German Institut fur Auslandsbeziehungen (IFA). It comprises 320 works by 90 artists from Germany and covers the period from the 1950s to the present day. The exhibition is a comprehensive survey of the trends and the most notable representatives of the artistic world in Eastern and Western Germany.

    • Attractive and ordinary

      Attractive and ordinary

      According to Roman author Pliny the Elder, who lived in the 1st century AD, the earliest painting known to mankind was done by a woman. Her name was Dibutades and she traced the lines of her sailor lover's shadow as thrown on the wall of her home. The female presence, this elusive and boundless energy occupying a distinct space in art, is now showcased in a way that is different from the Dibutades story, thanks to The Woman in the Oeuvre of European Graphic Artists of the 19th and 20th Centuries - an exhibition at the National Art Gallery “Square 500” in Sofia.

    • Marina Abramovic returns home to inspire

      Marina Abramovic returns home to inspire

      Marina Abramovic is one of the most famous, extravagant and unscrupulous performance artists in the world. Known as the grandmother of performance art, in her memorable and breathtaking exhibitions, she has always explored the relationship between a performer and an audience, limits of human body and possibilities of a mind. And now, her return to Belgrade is - as she describes it herself - a big deal professionally, as well personally.

    • Connected with the Earth

      Connected with the Earth

      “Earthbound: Tales of Man and Nature” is an exposition in which the works of the Bulgarian and German artists are brought together to explore the esthetic, political, ecological and psychological aspects of Nature and natural environment. The exhibition is to be opened on 28 August at the Goethe Institute-Bulgaria in Sofia.

    • The hidden secrets of Da Vinci’s “Virgin of the Rocks”

      The hidden secrets of Da Vinci’s “Virgin of the Rocks”

      Thanks to books and movies like The Da Vinci Code, the name Leonardo da Vinci isn't just associated with being a polymath and a historically important genius, but also a mystery. The National Gallery in England has been working on such a mystery since 2005, and now it's come closer to understanding the secrets of Da Vinci's hidden painting.