Nikolay Diulgerov /1901- 1982/ is among the representatives of Italian futurism. An architect, an artist, a designer and an urban ad designer, he was declared honorary citizen of the city of Turin, where he spent most of his artistic career.
The „Nikolay Diulgerov. Multiple Artistic Identity” Exhibition was to take place in 2001 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of his birth, while its present opening is meant to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Futurist Manifesto published in Paris by Filippo Tommaso Marinetti. Curator: Irina Genova, design of the exhibition and the catalogue: Nadezhda Oleg Lyahova.
Following the successful presentation of the „Nikolay Diulgerov. Multiple Artistic Identity” Exhibition in Rome in November and December, 2008 at the Auditorium Parco della Musica, National Academy of St Cecilia, as well as in Turin in May and June, 2009 at Castello del Valentino, today the central building of the Architecture faculty of the Politecnico di Torino, the exhibition has arrived in Sofia.
The exhibition commemorating the 100th anniversary of Nikolay Diulgerov's birth is a follow-up to the „Nikolay Diulgerov. Works from Collections in Bulgaria” Exbition presented at the Sofia City Art Gallery in 2000 in cooperation with the National Art Gallery and the Art Gallery of the city of Kiustendil in relation to the lectures delivered by Giorgio di Genova following an invitation of the New Bulgarian University.
The exhibition is presented in Sofia with kind support from the Sofia City Municipality. An exhibition catalogue is available.
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The presentation of the „Nikolay Diulgerov. Multiple Artistic Identity” Exhibition in Rome and Turin and the designing of the exhibition's catalogue were made under the Communication Stratey Project of the Repuiblic of Bulgaria for the EU. Bulgarian partners having contributed to the exhibition's organization are as follows: the Ministry of Culture, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Bulgaria, the Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria in Italy, the Bulgarian Cultural Institute in Rome and the New Bulgarian University.