Archives / 18 May 2018

  • Exhibition showcases artists of happiness

    Exhibition showcases artists of happiness

    A unique exhibition entitled Artists of Poetic Reality, featuring pieces by eight of the most remarkable 20th-century French artists, has been opened in Sofia. The striking show is curated personally by Academician Svetlin Rusev.

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  • Alley of balconies found in Pompeii

    Alley of balconies found in Pompeii

    Digs at a previously unexcavated area of Pompeii have uncovered a spectacular alley with a series of buildings with big balconies which the Mount Vesuvius lava shower, that the ancient Roman city underwent in AD 79, left largely intact.

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  • First 'new' Rembrandt in 44 years discovered

    First 'new' Rembrandt in 44 years discovered

    Dutch art dealer Jan Six has made the discovery of a lifetime. At an auction house in London two years ago he saw the hand of Rembrandt in an unknown portrait of a well-dressed young man with red hair that had gone unnoticed for four centuries, Reuters reported.

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  • Where Jesus' eyes follow worshippers

    Where Jesus' eyes follow worshippers

    The “St. John the Baptist” Lopushan Monastery is located in north-western Bulgaria, nestled in the Chip­rovtsi section of the Balkan Range. Believed to have been established back in the 10th century, the monastery was destroyed and restored numerous times during the Ottoman occupation, like most Bulgarian cloisters.

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