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!
Original artwork, 50 x 100 cm, Oil on canvas, 2018
Flowers bring magic into this world. With their invigorating energy, they convey happiness, affection, warmth and love. And among all flowers - thriving in the wild or grown in gardens – the rose has a special place reserved.
Ever since ancient times, the rose has been deemed the queen of flowers. A mystery and charm, it is the symbol of joy, beauty, secrecy and silence, but above all of love.
Pavel Mitkov's roses have the magic that renders this flower so enchanting and kingly. Their magnetism is in the colourful combinations of rich and luscious tones since it is a true artist who can paint vivid images with life-like allure.
Original artwork, 100 x 80 cm, Oil on canvas, 2018
In Paris one feels as if in a museum in the open. Paris is Art. A walk along the Seine river, the mystical Parisian night, stars which reflect on the water surface…. The magical atmosphere of the city imperceptibly goes on a long walk from Montmartre to Cartier. Passing through some of the most delightful Roman and medieval sculptures, old squares, beautiful parks, galleries, museums and mainly streets, streets….sooner or later you will end up in some cafe on the bridge Pont Neuf or in a designer store in Le Marais. Paris has everything, to make your dreams come true. An authentic and very earthly city, the modern and contemporary is in incomprehensible harmony with the rich culture and historical heritage, and as a final chord and something French, everything around is french… there is not time and there is no space, everything is here and now. Paris is one and unforgettable!
Paris is not only views, but real emotions and experiences. This city does not assume impassive photographing and curiosity towards history and culture. Paris is passion. Paris is the city of Molière, Baudelaire, Monet, Sartre, Bizet, Degas, George Sand...
All this magic is recreated in the paintings of Pavel Mitkov with magnetic power, which makes you look and experience for a long time until you feel like you are hearing the voice of Joe Dassin.
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 100 cm, Oil on canvas, 2018
This painting is included in Pavel Mitkov’s catalogue „Zen – Asia inspiration“ 2019. The storyline of the painting consists of three oil- bearing roses (Rosa Damascena – the well-known Bulgarian rose). The main element in the painting is the famous Bulgarian bridge in Koprivshtica “The first rifle”. Three typical for Bulgaria elements, that carry a massive energy load are presented on the canvas – roses, architecture from the national revival period, and gold. They are combined meticulously in a way that turns this painting into unique symbolic message.
When creating this canvas, the artist has used little golden sheets and golden dust. This was not just an esthetic choice, but a deliberate decision. Because the Koprivshtica region is rich in gold and the extract of the Rosa Damascena’s leaves – the rose oil, is often higher than the price of the gold itself. The bridge is a symbol of the transition from one world to another.
In the lower right corner there is a signature of the artist, together with the year of creating of the painting – 2018. In the lower left corner could be found the name of the painting.