Original artwork, 200 x 140 cm, Oil on canvas, 2018
This is a story about the authentic Bulgarian spirit through the eyes of artist Pavel Mitkov. The author, using a wide range of creative and symbolic forms depicts motifs typical of the tradition of identity and the Bulgarian people. Figurative narrative with its content belongs to unconscious psychological patterns and instincts of mind. So its meaning is a message that has been given to the psyche and mental.
Each of the Mitkov's paintings was created with strong emotions and charged with emotion, the one who perceives it. Each is created, charged with life, to inspire life to provoke our inner senses. No need necessarily to look for this effect, he finds you when you see it. How they feel electrified, they fill power, desires and dreams. Feels embraced by the warmth and light. Realize that your life can be filled with joy and unprecedented emotions because you crossed a new dimension.
Original artwork, 150 x 130 cm, Oil on canvas, 2018
Whenever you look at this artwork "ITALY DREAM" you can feel with all your senses the bright day, the crisp, clear air offering superb views of the sea and across the countryside to the mighty outline of nearby Mount Etna.
Summer in Mitkov's paintings is colourful, fiery, fomenting passions and emotions... It is the season of the sun, ocean waves, green forests and magnificent mountains. Summer is a tale of nature's beauty as God wished us to experience. Nature is now fully awaken, vigorous and full of life. The artist's paintings of summer can bring us the warmth of the shining sun and its vital transformative power.
The air is filled with the scent of grass and flowers. Hope is glowing in gleams of sunshine and inspires new dreams. What splendid paintings! Let there be summer!
Original artwork, 100 x 100 cm, Oil on canvas, 2018
The painting depicts rose Damascena (oil-bearing rose) on a Koprivshtica landscape. The main elements in the painting are symbols of Bulgaria that carry a massive energy load. These elements are the three oil-bearing roses and the typical Bulgarian architecture from the national revival period. The canvas has been created in an impressionistic style, combined with innovative techniques. When creating the painting the author used little golden, and silver sheets, and dust which bring in additional balance, and harmony in the composition of the painting. That turns this canvas into an exceptionally unique piece of art.
This is the reason why this particular painting has been included in the new catalogue of Pavel Mitkov and the new painting collection of the artist – “Zen – Asia inspiration”. Nevertheless the author chose depicting a Bulgarian landscape, the Japanese influence and Asian sensation of the canvas can be felt.
The fact that the Bulgarian rose is so popular in Japan, and that Koprivshtica is among the 10 most famous destinations in Europe, according to Japanese tourist sites, has important impact, on the painting, as well.
You can find a signature of the author in the lower right corner, together with the year of the painting creation – 2018. In the lower left corner stands the name of the painting and a little rose. In the center of the painting there is a couple in love.
Original artwork, 100 x 50 cm, Oil on canvas, 2018
The artist presents a fascinating winter fantasy displaying all the tenderness and beauty of the season.
Houses are tucked away in white powder, their chimneys sporting snow caps. The forest is dozing, all wrapped in icy lace, and is dreaming of the spring.
Winter is a common theme in the artworks of Pavel Mitkov, as this is the season in which a person returns, looks for the coziness of the home, to be with his family and friends. Winter teaches the person of two things - to have warmth in his home and inner warmth - of the body and the spirit, that is how love is born.
Everyone who touches the winter artworks of Pavel Mitkov can feel the season's warmth, surrender to winter's charm and breath in its crystal air!