Pravdoliub Ivanov

Pravdoliub Ivanov was born in 1964 in Plovdiv. He lives and works in Sofia. He graduated from the National ArtAcademy, Sofia, Bulgaria, where he is currently a lecturer. In 1995 he became a Founder Member of the Institute ofContemporary Art – Sofia. Pravdoliub Ivanov has a strong presence on the international art scene. In 2007, togetherwith Ivan Moudov and Stefan Nikolaev he participated in Vessela Nozharova’s curatorial project “A Place You HaveNever Been Before” – the Bulgarian official participation at the 52nd Venice Biennial. His works were also presented atthe 4th Istanbul Biennial in 1995, at the 14th Sydney Biennial, Australia in 2004 and at the 4th Berlin Biennial in 2006.Pravdoliub Ivanov’s works are part of collections such as: ERSTE Bank, Austria; European Investment Bank,Luxembourg; European Patent Office, Munich, Sofia City Art Gallery, Vehbi Koc Foundation, Istanbul and TirocheDeLeon Collection & Art Vantage PCC Limited, Gibraltar; private collections of René Block, Berlin, Nedko Solakov andSlava Nakovska, Sofia. Pravdoliub's works have been reproduced in magazines such as Frieze, Flash Art, Kunstforum,Аrtforum etc., as well as in publications such as East Art Map.