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Georgi Chapkanov is one of the largest sculptures in Bulgaria Born: In Silistra.

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Georgi Chapkanov is one of the largest sculptures in Bulgaria Born: In Silistra.
Georgi Chapkanov is one of the largest sculptures in Bulgaria
Born: In Silistra.

Education: АД

1956 – 1961 – Graduated Art High School in Sofia.
1963 – 1969 – Graduated from the National Academy of Arts, Sofia.

Solo exhibitions:

Bulgaria – 1976, 1977, 1979, 1982, 1985, 1993, 1997, 2004
Switzerland – 1977, 1979, 1981, 1983, 1986, 1993, 1997, 2002
Germany – 1981, 1992, 1994
Vienna – 1986
Budapest – 1986
Paris – UNESCO – 1987
Brussels – 1990
Luxembourg – 1990
Moscow – 1991
New Delhi – 1991
Berlin – 1992
Bologna – 1994
Tokyo – 1986
Cusco – 1996
Japan – 2000

He has participated in all exhibitions representing Bulgaria around the world.

The statue of Saint Sofia in the city of Sofia made by Georgi Chapkanov

Museums and galleries that hold his works:

National Art Gallery in Sofia, Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Pushkin Museum in Moscow, Otsokushi-Ga-Hara Museum – Japan, Lalit Kala Academy in New Delhi, Moran Open Air Museum – South Korea, La Blade de Seprai in Switzerland, Peter Ludwig Collection – Germany, Moutier Museum – Switzerland International Olympic Committee – Lausanne.

Its small sculptures are found in numerous private collections around the world, and its large sculptures are in various public places and museums from Europe to Japan.

Georgi Chapkanov

Awards:

1969, 1972 – Grand Prix for a superfluous portrait of UBA, Sofia.
1965 – Golden Aesop at the International Biennale of Humor and Satire in Gobrovo.
1977, 1979, 1986 – First prize for sculpture of UBA.
1977,1979,1986 – Award for Sculpture “Marco Markov” by UBA.
1990 – Award of the Hakone Open Air Museum named after Born in Japan. 1991 – Grand Prix of the Hakone Open Air Museum named after Henry Moore, Japan.
1991 – New Delhi Triennial of Arts Sculpture Award. 1993 – Sulmona – Award of the President of Italy for the portrait of director Federico Fellini.
2002 – Grand Prix in Paris.

Georgi Chapkanov is the author of medals, coins and co-author of the national emblem of the Republic of Bulgaria.

Source : rakursi.com
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