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03.01.2019

EXPOSITION OF BRONKA GYUROVA /1910 - 1995/

The Dobrich Gallery opens the new exhibition calendar by the presentation of a great Bulgarian painter and a classic of national significance – Bronka Gyurova.

She was born on Jan 1st 1910 in Shumen. She graduated the Art Gallery in Sofia in painting under prof. Dimitar Gyudzhenov. She specialized in illustration in Brussels, Belgium. In 1947 she married tha painter Eliezer Alsheh and she spent most of her life in Argentina. Bronka Gyurowa entered the space of art in 30s. In the period 1933 – 1949 as a member of the Union of the New painters and the Union of Women Painter she participated in numerous general exhibitions in Sofia. The official art-critics called them “formalists” as a result of their creative quests. They were deprived of the right to work and realize their artistic ideas in Bulgaria. In 1951 the family left the country and settled in Buenos Aires – Argentina.

Bronka Gyurova works in the sphere of the decorative-applied art – textile design. In 1955 she organized a solo exhibition in “Muller” Gallery – Buenos Aires, Argentina. In the period 1967 – 1995 the painter returned repeatedly to Bulgaria. In 1980 she got an invitation by the Union of Artists and represented a retrospective exhibition in the Gallery at “Ruski” 6 Bul. In 1994 Bronka Gyurova visited the Dobrich Gallery where the interview with the painter is reserved in the archive. It is published in one of the Gallery’s edition and it will be exposed for the visitors in the exhibition hall.

She died on June 5th  1995 in Buenos Aires. This exposition is provided by the Gallery in Varna, the regional Library – Varna, Gallery – Dobrich and from the collection of her daughter Deyana Alsheh. The display includes 55 works: landscapes from Balchik,, Sozopol, San Salvador, the Andy Mountain and several portraits of the painter Eliezer Alsheh, the grandson of the painter and others.

The exposition will be at the disposal of the visitors till Jan 29 2019.