Dimitar Avramovski–Pandilov

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Dimitar Avramovski–Pandilov (Macedonian: Димитар Аврамовски-Пандилов) (aka Dimitar Pandilov; 1 March 1898- 26 July 1963) is considered the first and most important Macedonian impressionist painter, the founder of modern Macedonian art.[1] He died at the Skopje earthquake in 1963.[2]

Education and Career[edit]

He finished his studies in Sofia, Bulgaria. He is one of the founders of the Association of the painters of Macedonia.[1] From 1928 to 1943 he lived in the village of Hajredin in Bulgaria, working as an art teacher. After the liberation he became a teacher at the Skopje high school “Josip Broz Tito”.[2]

Painting Style[edit]

The style of his soft, warm and lyrical palette fluctuates between poetic realism and neo-impressionism. His paintings include scenes from traditional life, landscapes, urban panoramas, still lifes, portraits and nudes. He was the first Macedonian painter with an academic degree who departed from the fresco-painting tradition.[1]


He was the first Macedonian impressionists whose exhibition in 1926, chronologically, begins modern art in Macedonia.[1] As an artist and pedagogue he made a considerable contribution in the formation of many generations of young artists.[2]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d "Cultural Heritage". The City Library "Brothers Miladinovci" Skopje. Retrieved 3 July 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c "Dimitar Pandilov Biography". GRAL Gallery. Retrieved 3 July 2013.