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Astana, Kazakhstan • 08 April, 2024 | 21:08

Painting of the Steppe: National Museum Celebrates 10th Anniversary

The exhibition in Astana features 200 paintings alongside traditional crafts

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All photos courtesy of the National Museum of the Republic of Kazakhstan
All photos courtesy of the National Museum of the Republic of Kazakhstan

On April 5, the National Museum of the Republic of Kazakhstan celebrated its 10th anniversary with the grand opening of the exhibition "Painting of the Steppe: Symbols, Colors, Images." This exhibition in Astana showcased the finest artworks collected over the past decade, featuring renowned artists such as A.Kasteev, A.Ismailov, U.Tansykbaev, and many others, QazMonitor reports citing the press service of the Museum.

Beyond the canvas: Comprising 200 paintings alongside traditional jewelry, weaving, crafts, and musical instruments, the exhibition offered a rich tapestry of Kazakh culture. Many of these works were displayed for the first time, having undergone meticulous restoration.

In quotes: Aibek Sydykov, Acting Director of the National Museum, emphasized the exhibition's significance in showcasing Kazakh painting's evolution and its place in global art.

Kamil Mullashev, a celebrated Kazakh artist, lauded the exhibition as a testament to Kazakhstan's flourishing art scene.

Curator Olga Baturina highlighted the exhibition's importance in showcasing the unique history and development of Kazakh national painting.

The exhibition is curated by Fine Arts Professor Olga Baturina and Art Society project.

Location: 4th floor, Fine Arts Hall No. 2

Date: until July 31 (10 am–6 pm, Tue-Sun)

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