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“Urban Landscape” Georgi Gorchev

The painting “Cityscape” by artist Georgi Gorchev adorns the municipal calendar for the month of March. It depicts a street and a beautiful white building in the centre of Balchik. There is no human presence, only the bare trees without leaves bring the city to life. However, the atmosphere is hushed and cosy. Whether because of the warm palette in soft pastel colours or because of the playful lines, the viewer would like to enter the painting and take a walk.

To experience this peace, tranquillity and timelessness, intertwined with curiosity and the desire to merge with this city that has hidden the secrets of time. Georgi Gorchev is an author who will remain forever in the history of the White City. Having created countless urban and seascapes, the artist has developed a completely individual and recognizable signature. Originally from the village of Reselets (Pleven region), he lived and worked for many years in Balchik. By profession a teacher of mathematics and physics, he managed to develop himself successfully as an artist. He took part in more than 50 art exhibitions, he also made solo exhibitions in which he showed different stages of his creativity. The art gallery in Balchik owns eight paintings by the artist and hosts several of his solo exhibitions. The National Art Gallery, the State Art Gallery, galleries in Ruse, Silistra, Targovishte, Sliven, Blagoevgrad, etc., own his works. Georgi Gorchev (1939 -2016 ) “Cityscape”, oil on canvas, 72/102 cm, painted 1980.