OYANU Gallery presents the artworks of top-ranked Central Asian artists Orazbek Yessenbayev, Malik Mukanov, Roza Dzhangaracheva, Abdukhakim Karimov.
The exhibition aims to emphasize the transitional state of these countries at the turn of the century in art.
OYANU Premium Art of Central Asia presents the artworks of talented artists of Orazbek Yessenbayev and Malik Mukanov (Kazakhstan), Roza Dzhangaracheva (Kyrgyzstan), Abdukhakim Karimov (Uzbekistan) We aim to emphasize the transitional state of these countries at the turn of the century, both in terms of socio-political development and in art, and also to show the evolution of these acknowledged artists. Having emerged 30 years ago after the collapse of the USSR, these countries are developing rapidly, preserving their historical traditions and gradually overcoming the common Soviet heritage. The exhibition presents artists who, after going through official social realism and non-conformism of the 1970s and 1980s, are looking for a new identity. Geographically located between the East and the West, they synthesize in their works folk traditions and folklore with modern Western practices. It is noted that the nomadic way of life gave rise to a specific dynamics of thinking. If in the “western” system of thinking, a person places himself above the world, in the “eastern” - he subordinates himself to the world, then “nomad civilization”, “nomadic thinking” identifies the man with nature, is an ecological perception of the world. The natural landmarks dominate the value system of traditional thinking in Central Asia, i.e. nature is deeply psychological aspect in the perception of life. The aim of the exhibition is an attempt to creatively comprehend the past and present, history and modernity, as well as the disclosure of the inner world of Central Asia unknown to the West through the language of art. The artists talk about the recognition of the invaluable contribution and the role of Central Asia in world history through such leading innovators in the region as Al-Khorezmi, Al-Farabi, Al-Biruni, Avicenna and Ulugbek, as well as the ancient trade route that is gaining new life - the Great Silk Road. of the way. The works presented at the exhibition create a vivid and distinctive image of Central Asia, inspired by the history, traditions and values of this ancient region. Viewers will receive a unique opportunity to get acquainted with the culture and life of Central Asia through the individual interpretation of each artist.