Nikolay Raynov – Beauty with a crystalline structure

Galina Dekova


The aim of the paper is to give a glimpse of the syncretism and complexness of the work of Nikolay Raynov and to propose an approach that would show his methods of implication of artistic historical ideas into paintings and works of decorative art. Furthermore, it is a reflection about the 130th anniversary exhibition of Raynov's paintings at the Sofia City Art Gallery1 from the perspective of its historical place in European art and its actual insight.


Nikolay Raynov, Art History, Fine Art, Decorative Arts, Painting

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