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Travel through Mongolia of two centuries ago

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By M.OYUNGEREL “Mongolia and Its People”, a documentary photography exhibition depicting the lifestyle of Mongolians between1870 and 1910, is on view at Gamma Art Gallery located on the second floor of Hunnu Mall until February 21. The photographs are copies of photographs that are archived at the Peter the Great Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography [...]

February 5th, 2016 | Posted in Arts & Culture | Read More »

Paints that color Mongolia

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By M.OYUNGEREL Artist B.Munkh’s “Bogts of Paint” gathers up visual elements of the Mongolian lifestyle, like the bogts (drawstring bags) used by herders to carry their essentials across the steppe. The exhibition is open through February 7 at the Union of Mongolian Artists’ Art Gallery. B.Munkh graduated from the School of Fine Arts at the [...]

February 3rd, 2016 | Posted in Arts & Culture | Read More »

J.Gonchigsuren: The Year of the Monkey will be a harsh year for children and the elderly

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Trans. by B.DAVAASUREN The following is an interview with Khambo lama of Tuvdenpeljeelin Monastery and astrologer J.Gonchigsuren about how the Year of the Monkey will turn out for Mongolians. Last year was the Year of the Galzuuruulagch (maddening) Wooden Sheep. This coming lunar year is the Year of the Muu-nuurt (evil-faced) Monkey. What does “muu-nuurt” [...]

February 3rd, 2016 | Posted in Arts & Culture,Community | Read More »

Support Ya.Oyunchimeg in her fight against cancer

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By M.OYUNGEREL A fundraising exhibition for Ya.Oyunchimeg, who was diagnosed with cancer last year, is on view at Marshall Art Gallery, located in King Tower-116 in Marshall Town, until February 10. Ya.Oyunchimeg graduated from the Institute of Arts, Sculpture and Architecture at the Ilya Repin St.Petersburg State Academic Institute of Fine Arts in 1977. She [...]

January 29th, 2016 | Posted in Arts & Culture | Read More »

‘Metamorphosis’

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By M.OYUNGEREL J.Anunaran presents mixed media works of self-discovery and narrates ideas about beauty and fate in her fourth solo exhibition, “Metamorphosis”, which is open through February 20 at 976 Art Gallery. Anunaran graduated from the Fine Arts Institute at Mongolian State University of Arts and Culture in 2009. She has master’s and doctoral degrees [...]

January 27th, 2016 | Posted in Arts & Culture | Read More »

Mongolia through art

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By M.OYUNGEREL “Art”, a group exhibition at Blue Moon Art Gallery, illustrates an artistic approach to life in Mongolia. Over 70 artworks by more than 50 artists were selected for inclusion in “Art”. Because all of the artwork doesn’t fit in the hall, the artwork will be presented in rotation. Half of the 70 pieces [...]

January 22nd, 2016 | Posted in Arts & Culture | Read More »

Kh.Khadkhuu speaks about the need for innovative Mongolian porcelain art

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Trans. by B.DULGUUN Delicate and fragile aesthetic qualities often make things more valuable and desirable. Porcelain contains both of these qualities. A slight carelessness can turn a priceless piece of porcelain into a piece of garbage. The fact that porcelain is just a drop away from destruction makes people treasure it more. Kh.Khadkhuu is a [...]

January 22nd, 2016 | Posted in Arts & Culture,Prime Interview | Read More »

The country of folklore

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By M.OYUNGEREL Artist Ts.Baidy examines social issues and portrays the beautiful sights of the Mongolian countryside in his exhibition “Through the Country of Folklore”. The exhibition is on view at Union of Mongolian Artists’ Gallery until January 23. Ts.Baidy graduated with a degree in fine arts from the Stroganov Moscow State University of Arts and [...]

January 20th, 2016 | Posted in Arts & Culture | Read More »

Mongolian artists open an exhibition in England

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By M.OYUNGEREL The group exhibition “The Spirit of Mongolia” opened at Wolfson College in Oxford, England, on January 12. The exhibition consists of work by three Mongolian artists, D.Soyolmaa, D.Sukhbaatar, and Ts.Davaanyam. It depicts the vast land, blue sky, and the culture which defines the spirit of Mongolia. D.Soyolmaa received honors for her work in [...]

January 15th, 2016 | Posted in Arts & Culture | Read More »

The Mongolian artwork of D.Badam is at home around the world

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Trans. by B.TUNGALAG Born in 1960, D.Badam trained as a painter at the School of Fine Arts of Mongolian State University of Arts and Culture in 1981. She is a freelance artist who works in the Mongolian zurag painting style and has collectors of her work around the world. D.Badam’s painting “Summer at the White [...]

January 13th, 2016 | Posted in Arts & Culture,Opinion | Read More »

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