Archive for February 6, 2010

Ashmolean Museum in Oxford (UK) acquires work by Bulgarian/Dutch artist Peter Lazarov

The Ashmolean Museum of Art has recently acquired “Sisyphus”, a woodcut print by Bulgarian/Dutch artist Peter Lazarov.
The museum acquired the work for its cabinet of prints collection of which it will officially make part. For Peter Lazarov, currently living in the Northern Dutch city of Groningen, it is not his first work in a distinguished public collection
Already last year,2009 , his works were accepted in the Prestigious collection of the Plantin Moretus Museum in Antwerp Belgium and in the last 20 years numerous public museums have entered his works in their collections, not in the least the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, home also to Rembrandt’s famous “Night watch”.
Peter Lazarov is at the moment in China for the creation of a series of Chinese Scroll type woodcut prints to be shown at GreenCat Gallery Antwerp late this year and GreenCat Gallery Sofia beginning of 2011
Peter Lazarov confirms again to be amongst the highest rated Bulgarian Artists in the world today