The Art Gallery ‘Vladimir Dimitrov Maystora’ named after the great painter was opened in 1972 to commemorate the 90th anniversary since his birth. At the time it was the biggest gallery build solely to honour a single artist in Bulgaria. In the 1980s Lyudmila Zhivkova, daughter of the leader of the ruling Bulgarian Communist party, commissioned an expansion of the gallery to be started in which the space would be nearly doubled. However due to budget issues the finalisation of this expansion was delayed many times and by the end of the rule of the Communist party the project had been stopped completely. Now these new spaces are left unfinished, unkept, and very rarely used.
Commissioned by Vladislav Georgiev who is currently working on the resurgence of said spaces, Petar documented the unfinished part of the gallery in 2019. He examined the vastness of these well lit spaces and their current state.