Europa, Bronze

In Greek mythology Europa was a Phoenician woman of high lineage, from whom the name of the continent Europe has ultimately been taken.

Zeus was enamoured of Europa and transformed himself into a bull to seduce or ravish her. He later re-created the shape of the bull in the stars, which is now known as the constellation Taurus.

Ivan Minekov

Ivan Minekov is a leading Bulgarian contemporary sculptor and one of the few artists in the world whose work has been launched into space. Minekov's statues are owned by private collectors throughout Europe, USA, Israel and Japan. He is included in the Bulgarian Encyclopaedia of Fine Arts and the Council of Europe's Art Catalogue of 2009. Ivan Minekov's works can be purchased online on

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