The exhibition "Borko Lazeski 1917-1993" devoted to the 100th anniversary of the birth of Borko Lazeski will be opened on Thursday, February 15th at 7 pm at the NGM - Daut Pasha amam on request of the family and on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the National Gallery of Macedonia, formed with his collaboration as being its’ first acting director.
The exhibition will present a dozen pieces of all the author's creative phases, part of the collection of the National Gallery of Macedonia.
The curator of the project which will be available until April 5th, is Maja Čankulovska Mihajlovska.
Borko Lazeski (Prilep, October 22, 1917 - Skopje, June 16, 1993) is one of the most renowned Macedonian painters, inspirers of the modern expression in Macedonian contemporary art, and most often the most famous monumentalist in Macedonia. Borko Lazevski is the winner of numerous awards and recognitions for the production of frescoes, mosaics, stained glasses, as well as for the long-term fruitful activity in the field of fine arts.
Part of the 100 years of the birth of Borko Lazeski and the 70th anniversary of the existence of the National Gallery of Macedonia is also the monograph edition "Borko Lazeski 1917-1993", which includes reviews by Dr. Dita Starova Kerimi, Sonja Abadzhieva, Maja Čankulovska- Mihajlovska and Lazo Plavevski, on 160 pages in Macedonian and English. In the monograph, through a series of 130 photographs are presented the most important realizations of the author, his biography, bibliographic data and catalog of the works.