Cyril and Methodius

    1. Register Number: 8

    2. Address: Community Center of Kapinovo, 5043

    3. Coordinates:

      43.014840, 25.783382

    4. Artist/Architect: Hristo Panev, Gabriel Panev

    5. Type of Site: Monumental decoration

    6. Name: “Cyril and Methodius”

    7. Other Names for the Monument: 

    8. Technique: Sgraffito on the facade of a community center in Kapinovo.

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    10. Dating: 2012

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    17. Description – Analysis of the Type, Style & Iconography :
      The sgraffito is located on the facade of the community center which faces the village square. It was created with three layers of coloured plaster, applied consecutively from dark to light: black, ocher, and white. There is visible evidence that the white background was repainted, and there are some areas where the white layer was repainted with ocher (possibly a retouching by the artists). The artists signed the work with their initals “ГП” and “ХП” and the year 2012.

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    19. Condition:
      The sgraffito is relatively new and maintained in a good condition. The building upon which it was created is also well maintained.

    20. Conservation / Restoration: No

    21. Preservation Regimes according to Bulgaria’s Cultural Heritage Act:
      In order to better present this work to the public, it is necessary to: provide for its regular maintanance and security; install lights for illumination; and add a plaque with the artist, title and year.

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    23. Connection with the Environment: Macro – Favourable

    24. Primary Function of the Building: 

    25. Current Function of the Building: Community Center

    26. Access: Public

    27. Observation Access: Unlimited

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