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Magic realism

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By M.OYUNGEREL Young artists O.Zolbootuguldur and B.Nomin have opened a joint exhibition at ArtiCour Art Gallery, located on the third floor of Zaisan Square, on view until August 9. Both artists, who create magic realism, graduated from the Fine Arts institute of Mongolian State University of Arts and Culture. B.Nomin graduated in 2005 and has [...]

July 28th, 2015 | Posted in Arts & Culture | Read More »

Bringing ancient China to Mongolia

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By M.OYUNGEREL Modern interpretations of traditional Chinese paintings by artists of the Union of Chinese Artists (UCA) have come to Mongolia for the third time. The exhibition will be open through July 24, at the Mongolian National Modern Art Gallery, located southeast of Best Western Premier Tuushin Hotel. This year’s installation is unique from the [...]

July 21st, 2015 | Posted in Arts & Culture | Read More »

Opening doors

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By M.OYUNGEREL “It Starts at the Door”, a short film by Misheel Davaadorj, was chosen as the Gold Winner in an international film competition held by the TiLT Project. The TiLT Project is an education initiative of The Kennedy Center that aims to show new angles on the disability experience. “It Starts at the Door” [...]

July 16th, 2015 | Posted in Arts & Culture | Read More »

The magic of Contemporary Mongol Zurag

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On July 6, 976 Art Gallery opened “Contemporary Mongol Zurag”, a group exhibition by four leading artists of contemporary Mongol zurag painting. B.Baatarzorig, B.Nomin, D.Uuriintuya and G.Gerelkhuu have each developed their own unique language of artistic expression, with recognizable motifs and strong elements of social criticism, using the traditional techniques of Mongol zurag, which shares [...]

July 7th, 2015 | Posted in Arts & Culture | Read More »

Ulaanbaatar Sculpture 2015 Festival launches

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By B.DULGUUN Ulaanbaatar Sculpture 2015 Festival opened yesterday to promote elaborate, brand new, and spectacular sculpture creations by freelance artists and increase the number of decorative sculptures all over the capital. This festival, organized as a sculpture design competition, is taking place in Mongolia for the second year. Forty-five artists participated in the competition and [...]

July 3rd, 2015 | Posted in Arts & Culture | Read More »

Blue Moon Art Gallery member artists exhibition

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By M.OYUNGEREL Blue Moon Gallery member artists are presenting their work from June 27 to July 6. The member artists’ exhibition has been an annual event since the gallery first opened its doors in 2012. The displayed artwork is very diverse in medium, including work created in leather, watercolor, pastel, acrylic, on canvas, with glue, [...]

June 30th, 2015 | Posted in Arts & Culture | Read More »

Peek into history and Mongolian culture with ‘Beginning’

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                  By M.OYUNGEREL Catch “Beginning”, a joint exhibition by nine newly graduated artists, at the Zanabazar Museum of Fine Arts, before June 29. These classmates are making their mark in the art world with “Beginning”, presenting work with a diverse range of perspectives and mastery. Mongolian fine [...]

June 25th, 2015 | Posted in Arts & Culture | Read More »

Pop art illustration in Mongolia

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By M.OYUNGEREL Artist M. Temuujin is releasing the first-ever pop art illustration exhibition in Mongolia. The exhibition, his first solo endeavor, will be presented from June 21 until June 27, at Sant-Asar Chillhouse, south of Store no.50. Temuujin graduated from Rajhiv Gandhi Polytechnic College of Production and Arts in ceramics in 2010. He majored as [...]

June 23rd, 2015 | Posted in Arts & Culture | Read More »

Mongolian pavilion featured at NordArt 2015

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By M.OYUNGEREL At the grand opening ceremony of NordArt 2015, an international fine arts exhibition, the Mongolian pavilion “Modern Transformations – New Identities” captivated the audience. Mongolia is presented as a “Focus Country” at NordArt 2015, taking place in Budelsdorf, Germany, from June 6 to October 4. This is the 17th annual NordArt exhibition. Out [...]

June 18th, 2015 | Posted in Arts & Culture | Read More »

Mother Nature

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By M.OYUNGEREL U.Batsuren, a Union of Mongolian Artists member, is presenting his exhibition “Mother Nature” south of the Kharkhorum Museum in Kharkhorum City, Omnogovi Province. This exhibition was first presented at Blue Moon Art Gallery in January 2015. Batsuren has been actively creating work since graduating from the School of Fine Arts under the guidance [...]

June 16th, 2015 | Posted in Arts & Culture | Read More »

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