For the past few years, Lyuben Genov has influenced the Bulgarian artistic space with his audacious abstract compositions, preference for complicated hues of color and large-scale canvasses letting him to completely spread out his ideas.
His works featured in the present exhibition have been created especially for it. They are a new stage in his development as a creator- deeper and insightful, drenched with multilayer experiences and emotions.
Lyuben Genov was on 18 November 1966, in the town of Oryahovo.He graduated from the School of Arts in the town of Troyan and in 1991- from the ’Saint Ivan Rilski’ Institute of Pedagogy in the town of Dupnitza, where he studies painting under Ivaylo Popov. In 1993 he became one of the first students of the 'Julius Pascin’ private academy in Sofia, major Painting in the class of Dolores Dilova and Nikolay Maistorov, and in 1996 completes the Master class of the academy. He has been a member of the Union of Bulgarian Artists since 2001, Department of Painting.
He has been actively interested in painting since the beginning of the 90’s, has been carrying out numerous solo exhibitions and participating in joint and national exhibitions, biennales and triennials of painting and in curators’ projects.
He received an award from the National Painting Contest, whose theme was ‘The Bulgarian Spiritual and Material Culture- Our Identity to Europe’, in 2001. In 2002 won the contest by the Union of Bulgarian Artists for his stay and work at Cite Des Arts in Paris.
His works are owned by private collectors in Bulgaria and abroad – The USA, England, France, Hungary and more.