UBB presents it`s UN/NOTED exposition in Pleven
Pleven is now the venue for the UN/NOTED exhibition from the Gold Fund of UBB’s Collection. In the year marking the 140 anniversary of the town’s liberation from the Ottoman Rule, UBB will exhibit paintings, glorifying the epic battles for the town of Pleven, alongside the other artworks from the Bank’s precious collection. Host of the flagship Bulgarian paintings will be Iliya Beshkov Art Gallery (1 Skobelev Str.), starting from 23 June till 8 July. The exposition is entrance-free, open Monday to Saturday.
Pleven residents and visitors will have the chance to enjoy the rediscovered non-exhibited paintings of some distinguished artists known to critics, painters and connoisseurs. Liberators oil painting by Alexandar Poplilov, inspired by the Liberation battles, is among the highlights of the Gold Fund of UBB’s Collection. Another artwork, dedicated to the town’s rescue is The Liberation of Pleven by the doyen of art in Troyan town Grigor Parvev. Pleven is, likewise, the home town of the renowned painter Nikolay Ruschukliev, also on the exhibition’s list, while Marko Monev, the talented master of landscapes, was born in the village of Gostilya, Pleven province.
UBB’s UN/NOTED exhibition brings into the spotlight 47 artworks of classical art painters. The earliest piece from the collection, Army Supply Wagons by Vasil Marinov, was painted exactly 100 years ago. The latest paintings date back to Y1996. Apart from the artworks of classical and modern-time painters Pleven display will also feature an exposition of a special selection of valuable antiques, also belonging to the Bank’s collection. The captivating exhibits sort of re-echo the history of the Bulgarian banking business.