EXHIBITION OF BEDIG BEDROSYAN /1912 - 1989/ IN DOBRICH ART GALLERY
On April 27th at 06.00 pm in the Dobrich Art gallery is opening the exposition “A Land Between the River and the Sea” of BedigBedrosyan. It is a part of the project “Ancestral Memory” of the “Ararat” association – Varna and is organized in Dobrich after a presentation in Pazardzhik and Plovdiv.
BedigBedrosyanis a descendant of Armenian refugees andgrew up in Silistra. As an youngster he was influenced by the Romanian painting school and her representatives from Bucharest. His style was formed by his close friendship with the painter TodorDobrudzhanski.
After 1945 he regularly took part in municipal expositions in Silistra and general expositions in Shumen, Dobrich, Varna, Gabrovo, VelikoTarnovo etc.
BedigBedrosyan is one of the founders and a member of the Union of the Silistra painters. In 1967 he was awarded a third degree Medal “Cyril and Methodius”.
In the period 1967 – 70 he visited Armenia and created the cycle of landscape paintings “Armenia”.
In 1972, 1982, 1987 in Silistra were organized retrospective exhibitions of the painter. In 1980 he opened a solo exhibition in the Central Military Club in Sofia. Some of his works are in possession of private collections both in the country and abroad – Germany, France, Armenia and in the galleries in Silistra and Dobrich.
In the catalogue of the exhibition the art-critic PlamenaDimitrova – Racheva writes: ……The creative works of the painter are over 600. They are paintings, many sketches of them, drawings with Indian ink, colored pastels and pencils. The variety of subjects in the landscape compositions is represented by paintings of the cityscapes, mostly from Silistra and the surroundings. In the following years his added to his collection seascapes of his favorite town Balchik, cityscapes of his original homeland Armenia, caricatures of sunbathers, still-life with flowers and fruits, compositions representing typical for the socialistic reality art scenes of the working life of the Dobrudzha farmers and fishermen in the 50sand 60s of XX century. His paintings are charged with lot of lyricism and warmth, they are full of light and colors”.