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Until spring in Astana you can get acquainted with the works of legends of world art.

by January 21, 2019 Legal

For the first time in Astana, an exhibition is held in the National Museum of the Republic of Kazakhstan, which contains graphic pages of world art legends not previously exhibited: Albrecht Durer, Marc Chagall, Joan Miro, Pierre Auguste Renoir, Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dali, and works of the leading Kazakh Kazakh painting: Abylhan Kasteev, Oral Tansykbaev, Zhanataya Shardenov, Shaimarden Sariev, Sakhi Romanov, Tokbolat Toguzbayev, Alexey Stepanov, Evgeny Sidorkin.

This rare exhibition – the dialogue of geniuses through centuries and continents – is a unique opportunity to join the high art of the old masters through the prism of our time. Look from Astana to the Old and the New, the Great and the Unique, to the rarities of world art from the private collection, which was collected over a quarter of a century with great attention and love, and provided for the permanent exhibition in the Pygmalion art gallery, the organizers say.

In addition to the extensive collection of etchings by Albrecht Durer’s heyday, the exhibition features: Henri Matisse’s virtuosic graphic sheets of the early twentieth century, paintings and graphics by Pablo Picasso, his earliest, most piercing lyrical blue period. At the exhibition, viewers will be able to see the birth and development of surrealism in 20th century art – in the works of its three most prominent representatives: Salvador Dali, Joan Miro and Marc Chagall. And also all of us are waiting for surprises, because at the exhibition The Old. New. The great and unique “in a new way will open the work of luminaries and masters of Kazakh art, represented by masterpieces, sketches and sketches unknown to the general public, in which the artist sees the whole complex and incomprehensible path to harmony, the search for his method, image, his theme.

The art of a private collection is a special mystery, a mystery that can only be approached, but one can never unravel it to the end, exhaust its meaning. Since the collections combine art from different eras and countries, manifesting (sometimes unexpectedly) our relationship with artists who live hundreds of years before us. This spiritual kinship of the common human heritage is especially acutely revealed and sounds through the prism of the national, the organizers stressed.

Source: Central Communications Service of the Ministry of Information and Communications of the Republic of Kazakhstan