Nikolay Anev

1950-2009, Sculptor

Nikolay Anev, born in in 1950 in Sofia, Bulgaria, was one of the Bulgarian most famous sculptors. In 1984 and 1986, he received national awards for his sculptural oeuvre. He earned his nickname "The Thracian" because, before studying at the Academy in St. Petersburg, he worked as a restorer of Thracian treasures at the National Institute of Cultural Heritage in Sofia. Nikolay Anev died in 2009.