December 2022

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Sarieva / Hub  includes Sarieva Galleryartnewscafe, Open Arts FoundationКабинѐт Art Advisory. The Holiday Season is finally here! In December we’re presenting a selection of works by artists represented by Sarieva/Gallery which would be a great addition to your collection. This month we’re also bringing to you information about two ongoing exhibitions – Valio Tchenkov’s Soma and the international project curated by Vesselina Sarieva SIT. We take a look at the last stage of Christo for Beginners.

The Holiday season is here!

Acquire works under 1k euro

This December we’re offering you the opportunity to enrich your collection with new artworks. E-mail us and we will shorty get back to you with a list of works under 1000 euro! The selection includes works by the gallery represented Luchezar Boyadjiev, Pravdoliub Ivanov, Rudi Ninov, Stefan Nikolaev and Valio Tchenkov, as well as available pieces by Aaron Roth, Tekla Aleksieva, Maria Nalbantova, Vladimir Ivanov, Sophia Grancharova and Marta Djourina.

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Sarieva Gallery

On View


Valio Tchenkov
solo exhibition

Opening: 11.11.2022, 16:00-20:00
Sarieva/Gallery, Plovdiv

Sarieva Gallery is pleased to present the solo show of Munich-based Bulgarian artist Valio Tchenkov. The exhibition features a selection of the newest paintings by the painter, along with works from the 2017 – 2021 period.

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Read the full text on Sarieva/Gallery’s website.


Luchezar Boyadjiev, Pravdoliub Ivanov and Driton Selmani
curated by Vesselina Sarieva

24 November 2022 – 24 December 2022
LambdaLambdaLambda, Pristina, Kosovo

“SIT” is an exhibition realized by the invitation of LambdaLambdaLambda, Pristina, which develops the concept of the curator Vesselina Sarieva about “The Carpet” as a meeting place in every art institution. The exhibition presents works of Bulgarian artists Pravdoliub Ivanov and Luchezar Boyadjiev in dialogue with the Kosovan artist Driton Selmani, panel discussion with the participants (on-the-carpet-talk) and documentation.

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Christo for Beginners – Final Event – Public Space Revisited

On November 18th, at Alma Alter, Sofia, was held the last event from the Christo for Beginners project by Luchezar Boyadjiev and Sarieva Open Arts. We’re pleased to present a short movie, which captures the essence of the project and all of it’s activities through the past few months.

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artists news

Stefan Nikolaev Archi e Lumi Group show December 3 2022 – February 3 2023 Filip Markiewicz, Frederique Nalbandian, Stefan Nikolaev, Francoise Petrovitch, Mathieu Rainaud, Emmanuel Regent, Lionel Sabatte, Jeanne Susuplugas

Stella Rouskova Gallery, Genova

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Luchezar Boyadjiev Accents from the Art World 2022 Public Discussion December 7, 18:00 Maria Vassileva, Vera Mlechevska, Aksiniya Peycheva, Krassimir Terziev Moderated by Luchezar Boyadjiev

Goethe Institut Bulgarien, Sofia

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recent media

The Famous Collector FdG holds a lecture in Bulgaria

Socialna Mreja, NOVA In Bulgarian

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Luchezar Boyadjiev leads a discussion about the visibility of women in art and the public space

BTA In Bulgarian

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Collectors’ Forum presents Frédéric de Goldschmidt – one of the biggest European contemporary collectors

Kultura!BG, BNT In Bulgarian

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Soma by Valio Tchenkov at Sarieva / Gallery

Art Stream, BNT In Bulgarian

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This man teaches us how to collect art

BOYSCOUT In Bulgarian

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Frédéric de Goldschmidt: The Boldness of the collector

Velina Milanova, FORBES In Bulgarian

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STORY: Soma In this issue of STORIES we speak with Valio Tchenkov about his exhibition “Soma” at Sarieva / Gallery – what inspires and worries him in the current state of the world. Read Here

artnewscafé, Plovdiv

On View: NO\ON’s Tróchia Collection [τροχιά]

Tróchia Collection [τροχιά] Studio NO\ON Solo exhibition 12 November – 12 December 2022 artnewscafe, Plovdiv Sarieva/Hub presents the first solo exhibition of the NO\ON collectible product design studio. In “Tróchia Collection [τροχιά]”, the design duo Julian Mikov and Dimitar Vranchev focus the public’s attention on natural processes.

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Open Arts foundation


Open Art Files continues to develop, adding profiles of artists and spaces to the platform and renewing the documents section with over 300 new materials just this year. 


Beyond the Painting
By Ashira Morris

In Open Art Files’ newest topic Ashira Morris discusses the origins of Bulgarian contemporary art, which are deeply rooted in the connection with the nature.


Artnewscafe bulletin joins Open Art Files

Artnewscafe bulletin is a monthly newsletter with selected information about art events in Bulgaria and across the world, as well as career opportunities in art and culture.

The bulletin is now a part of the Open Art Files website. Read the November issue on it’s new page.

¬ cover : Valio Tchenkov, “Decoyed decoy” in the solo exhibition “Soma”, Sarieva Gallery, 40 Otets Paisiy str., Plovdiv, November 11 – December 30

In Support of the Eco System:
Кабинѐт Art Advisory

Кабинѐт Art Advisory provides a free consultation to young artists and entrepreneurs at the end of every month.

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Some of the projects mentioned in the newsletter were realized with the support of the National Culture Fund, Bulgaria.

© Vanessa Popova © Rudi Ninov, Untitled (Fêtes 1971, #11), 2021, acrylic on card, 23 x 17 cm, ongoing series © Valio Tchenkov, Stubbornhead III, 2015, oil on paper from magazines, 30 x 20 cm © Maria Nalbantova, Multiple Use, 2019, gardening tools, acrylic, found images ©Maria Djelebova ©Kalin Serapionov © « What You See is What You Got », 2022, hammered and patinated copper, neon, 102 x 100 x 16 cm, Courtesy of Stefan Nikolaev and Michel Rein Paris/Brussels 

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