Prices in your local currency are based on the current USD conversion rates and are subject to change. In this new exhibition, two Mongolian women artists come together to have their debut in Hong Kong visual arts scene. Burdaa Dolgor b.
Ideally suited to Mongolia's harsh terrain and lifestyle, the ger is called yurt by many foreigners. But, Mongolians don't particularly like this Russian labeling of their national dwelling A round felt tent covered in durable, waterproof, white canvas seems to be the most simple description of this portable home.
I had read up the history of Indian art, to be able to aptly construct the mind of an artist and understand the cultural advantage or prejudiced baggage he might carry with himself as he walks through various levels of his profession. Also, a large part of the book is indebted to the insights I received as I read about the treatment given to women by artists from various phases of social evolution of the country. Women have always been a natural choice for artists across the world, mainly because of the dimensions that one can portray while duplicating her on canvas or on a pedestal.
Zolzaya Batkhuyag points to the lead character in a slim, colorful comic book lying on a table in front of her. The character, a lithe, rosy-cheeked young woman with long hair who is dressed in skinny jeans and flats, is the comic's heroine, and her future is uncertain. Batkhuyag and two other women gather around the book as Batkhuyag explains how the character could fit into future plotlines. Batkhuyag, a year-old lawyer and the co-founder of the Mongolian women's rights group Women for Changethen draws attention to another character, who is dressed in a conservative, knee-length skirt and long-sleeved blouse.
Wrestling is the most important of the Mongolian culture's historic "Three Manly Skills", that also include horsemanship and archery. Genghis Khan considered wrestling to be an important way to keep his army in good physical shape and combat ready. The court of Qing Dynasty — held regular wrestling events, mainly between ethnic Manchu and Mongol wrestlers.
From The Heart Of Mongolia At the beginning of the s, when Mongolia became an independent and democratic nation free of Russian control, its artists, both young and established, set about making innovative art to address their newfound artistic and personal freedoms. In doing so they had to adopt fresh ways of looking at the world. Their artistic identities now reach far beyond that which Soviet propaganda art promoted for over seven decades.
Gerelee Odonchimed, vice director of Women for Change, modeled for this half-nude photo. Katya Cengel for NPR hide caption. Gerelee Odonchimed was 23 the first time she said the word vagina.
Lewis Biggs is a former director of Tate Liverpool. He is curating the Folkestone Triennial. At Chinggis Khaan International Airport a driver and minder were waiting.
Prices in your local currency are based on the current USD conversion rates and are subject to change. This painting is from the collection I did "a tribute for Asiatic,African and Arab women". It's always about the story behind their eyes