The Estate Maryn Varbanov
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    • Biography
    • Exhibitions
      • Solo Exhibition
      • Art Fair
    • Artworks
      • Painting
      • Installation
      • Ink Painting
      • Other
    • The Estate Maryn Varbanov
    • Birthdate: 1932
      Birthplace: Bulgaria |
      Gender: Male
    • Biography
    • MARYN VARBANOV

      Born in 1932, Bulgaria - died in 1989, Beijing

       

      1950 Born in Sofia, Bulgaria

      1951 Department of Sculpture in Sofia Academy of Art

      1953 Exchanged to China and received his Chinese name “Wan Man”

      1954 Central Academy of Fine Arts

      1956 Married Song Huaigui

      1957 Inspired by Jean Lurçat and started to work on tapestry

      1958 The graduate show, China Academy of Art

      1959 Worked as a designer in the Printing and Dyeing Mill, Sofia

      1960 Textile and Fashion Department, Sofia Academy of Art

              First solo exhibition in Bulgaria, the Bulgaria International Culture Association

      1961 National Applied Arts Exhibition, Bulgaria

      1962 Assistant Professor, Sofia Academy of Art

              Displayed two tapestry works at the National Applied Arts Exhibition, Bulgaria

      1964 Two tapestry works exhibited at the National Applied Arts Exhibition, Bulgaria and awarded the 2nd prize

      1967 Awarded the 1st Prize in the National Applied Arts Exhibition, Bulgaria

      1968 Awarded the 1st Prize in National Applied Arts Exhibition, Bulgaria

              Entered into George Heckley Collection

      1969 The 4th Edition Biennale Internationale De La Tapiserie, Lausanne, Isuisse

      1970 Invited by the Ministry of Culture of Czechoslovakia, held a solo exhibition in Prague

      1971 The 5th Edition Biennale Internationale De La Tapiserie, Lausanne, Isuisse

      1973 The International Joint Exhibition of Tapestry, the La Demeure Gallery, Paris

      1974 Retrospective exhibition in Sofia, showcasing works from 1960-1974

              The Joint Exhibition of Tapestry, Gallery Etienne de Causens

              Opened his studio in Cite internationale des Arts

      1975 Family migrated to Paris

      1976 The Tapestry Exhibition, Musee Ingres de Montauban, organized by La Demeure gallery

              The International Joint Exhibition of Art Tapestry, Baruch Gallery, Chicago

      1978 Solo exhibition at the Odermatt Gallery, Paris

      1979 French Modern Art Tapestry Exhibition, Grand Palais, Paris

              The National Decorative Art Exhibition of Bulgaria, Yambo

              Awarded the Grand Prize by the Artist Association of Bulgaria

      1980 Paris Internationale, Paris

             Solo Exhibition in Espace Pierre Cardin, New York

      1982 Joint Exhibition of Tapestry by Four Artists, Musee d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris

             Finished“Frames” Series in Paris

      1983 Family moved back to Beijing

      1985 Organized and participated in Contemporary Art Tapestry Exhibition at National Art Museum of China in Beijing

      1986 Founded the Institute of Art Tapestry Varbanov (IATV) at Zhejiang Academy of Art

      1987 China Art Tapestry Exhibition, Shanghai Exhibition Center, Shanghai

      1988 The Art Exhibition of Chinese Modern Tapestry, Pao Galleries, Hong Kong

      1989 Maryn Varbanov passed away in Peking Union Medical College Hospital, died 57 years old.

      2009 The Song of Wan Man - Maryn Varbanov and the Chinese Avant-Garde in the 1980s, Museum of Contemporary Art of China Academy of Art, Hangzhou

      2013 La fibre Varbanov: Song, Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris

              Decorum, Power Station of Art, Shanghai

      2014 Decorum, Modern Art Museum, Paris

      2015 Relics: Maryn Varbanov, BANK, Shanghai

      2017 China Bulgaria Fibre Art Interaction Area, Hangzhou White Horse Lake International Convention and Exhibition Center, Hangzhou

             The Influence of Maryn, Education on Fibre Art, China Academy

    • Exhibitions
      • 2017 West Bund Art & Design
        Nov 9, 2017 - Nov 12, 2017
        Artists: Austin Lee, Chen Zhe, Chen Yujun, Geng Yini, Jin Shan, Lin Ke, Lore Vanelslande, Patty Chang, Polit-Sheer-Form Office, The Estate Maryn Varbanov, Xu Bing, Zheng Haozhong
        • Art Fair
      • Frieze Masters
        Oct 5, 2017 - Oct 8, 2017
        Opening: Oct 5, 2017 Thursday
        Artist: The Estate Maryn Varbanov
        • Art Fair
      • Relics
        Nov 20, 2015 - Mar 12, 2016
        Opening: Nov 20, 2015 02:00 Friday
        Artist: The Estate Maryn Varbanov
        • Solo Exhibition
    • Artworks
      • MV Cadre anneau | The Estate Maryn Varbanov

        Other | Cadre corde | 75 × 95 × 15 cm | 1981

      • Les Rhopopes Vert Sapin | The Estate Maryn Varbanov

        Other | Tapestry weaved in Sofia | 150 × 100 cm | 1978

      • dessin | The Estate Maryn Varbanov

        Ink Painting | encre de chine | 21 × 30 cm

      • dessin | The Estate Maryn Varbanov

        Ink Painting | encre de chine | 21 × 30 cm

      • MV | The Estate Maryn Varbanov

        Ink Painting | encre de chine | 21 × 30 cm | 1978 - 1977

      • Dessin | The Estate Maryn Varbanov

        Ink Painting | encre de chine sur papier | 21 × 30 cm

      • Cadre fenêtre | The Estate Maryn Varbanov

        Installation | Cadre corde | 77 × 61 cm

      • SERIE project3 | The Estate Maryn Varbanov

        | Serie projets | 21 × 30 cm | 1988 - 1989

      • SERIE project1 | The Estate Maryn Varbanov

        Installation | Serie projets | 21 × 30 cm | 1988 - 1989

      • Bagpiper | The Estate Maryn Varbanov

        Installation | Laine de chèvre naturelle | 180 × 150 cm

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