From November 4, 2021 to January 23, 2022 in Quadrate 500 Sofia residents can see a rare exhibition - that of Vasil Simitchiev.

From October 20 to 29 in the gallery "Bulgaria" - the new interdisciplinary space of the Bulgarian Cultural Institute in Rome, located in the heart of the Eternal City on Via Monte Brianzo №60, a solo exhibition of the famous artist Tanya Kalimerova was presented. A naturalized Italian, of Bulgarian origin, the artist showed her "Rhapsody of Shapes and Colours" - an event promoted and organised by the Bulgarian Cultural Institute and Texfilart Association. The curator of the exhibition is Anna Amendolagine, former director of the Italian Cultural Institute in Sofia. The exhibition is part of the sixth edition of the Roman Art Week - RAW 2021 (October 25-31), dedicated entirely to contemporary art.

On the 25th of October, the gallery hosted a meeting of the artist with the Roman public, there she presented her work and answered the questions posed to her. The event was personally opened by H. E. Mr. Todor Stoyanov, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Bulgaria to the Italian Republic. Many prominent personalities of the Italian culture, of the Bulgarian and foreign communities in Rome were present. Among them were Mirella Emiliozzi, vice president of the Foreign Relations Committee of the Chamber of Deputies, and Gianni Latanzio, secretary general of the Institute for Foreign Cooperation.

The exhibition featured 6 sketches, 25 materic works, 6 collages on paper, 2 on polypress and 10 on canvas, some of which were shown for the first time.

Photos: Boris Slavchev, Veneta Nenkova, Tanya Kalimerova and Roberto de Amichis

Above: H. E. Mr. Todor Stoyanov, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Bulgaria to the Italian Republic, and the artist Tanya Kalimerova

First row. Tanya Kalimerova at the opening of the exhibition and moments from the meeting on the 25th of October.
Second row. Some of the works of Tanya Kalimerova, presented in the exhibition: "Rhapsody in Blue", a work dedicated to her sister, the famous Bulgarian artist Marusya Kalimerova; The cycle "Allowed spaces"; The work "Scripts"; Tanya before a cycle of materic paintings.

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