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The imagery of independence

By B.Tungalag

976 Art Gallery opened an exhibition titled “Historical Paintings” on November 15, dedicated to Independence Day celebrated Mongolia and offering over 40 artworks by 22 artists. The participating artists worked for over two months to prepare for the exhibition and its portrayal of historical events and people from the Chinggis Empire to the socialist era of Mongolia.

During the opening of the exhibition, the three best artworks were selected and the winning artists received art supplies. The best artworks were “Portrait of Sukhbaatar” by S.Dondog, “Ilkhanate Khulegu” by Ts.Bold, and “Khulegu Khan’s Mission” by A.Uuganbayar.

The idea for the exhibition was initiated by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and it was completed and sponsored by the Mongolian Contemporary Art Support Association. At the opening, B.Gantuya, the founder of the Mongolian Contemporary Art Support Association announced that the “Historical Paintings” exhibition is going to be organized annually and called on artists to participate in next year’s show.

The exhibition will be open for viewing through December 10, 2013.

 

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