ARCHAIC'S ECHO BY YURISTANBEK SHYGAEV
March 7 - July 7, 2018
‘Archaic’s Echo’ resounds at Andakulova Gallery, Dubai.
Dubai, UAE: The solo exhibition of the original work of Kyrgyz artist Yuristanbek Shygaev at Andakulova Gallery, Dubai, can best be described in the words of Chingiz Aitmatov, the most famous contemporary author of Kyrgyzstan: “Under the brush of this master, Kyrgyz myths and legends achieve the greatness of true art…”
Indeed, a deep and serious interest in the old folk tales and epics of the Kyrgyz people has become the basis of Shygaev’s creativity, since this is where he reveals his wide understanding and deep philosophy of ancient nomad tribes.
Shygaev won an art degree at the St. Petersburg Academy of Fine Arts. He began his career as an artist during difficult times of the historical transformations of society at the end of 1980s. In the 1990s, he tried to find his way in the art world in the context of the creative freedoms then set loose and the resulting rise of national consciousness in the independent Republic of Kyrgyzstan.