Kazakhstan Contemporary Art Gallery

Angel Muriel: "It is a great privilege to be in my kingdom"

When you come across in life with a big talent, it is always a great luck, but a meeting with Angel Muriel has surpassed the expected. "Practice of art, - he says is a form of priesthood, and there is no more precious gift, than of creation, "The painter has no shadow of doubt in his genius, just an absolute knowingness of his higher vocation. Indeed, peeri...

Subhashis Ghosh: "My Art is a Fusion of Oriental and Western Essence”

Since mid-90’s,the artists of Kazakhstan bolder appeal to the language of the abstract art to talk about invisible, but available to feelings and mind the spiritual content of life. Contemporary artists often resort to abstractionism without knowledge the intricacies of this art direction. The Indian painter Subhashis Ghosh is an exception. Since the first exh...

Edward Walsh: "What Makes Great Art?"

DemianHirst'sexhibition which is taking place now in the southern capital does not cause agitation at residents of Almaty.  The "art of modern pharmacy" by the iconic artist is too far from esthetic requests of our audience. Unlike the notorious British, the American sculptor-experimenter Edward Walsh represents the West art on the other,...

Rajat Subhra Bandopadhyay: "Painting is my religion"

While in Kazakhstan the art market has died without being born, the Indian art market, despite the global crisis, remains stable. The contemporary Indian artists have retained their position and costs, very popular is their miniatures. How India could gain traction just within ten years, and rise from the decline and stagnation to worldwide recognition? The cel...

ALEXANDER DONSKOI: "Even in Evil Time Unique Art Was Breaking Through And Lived

For a long while in our country we are talking of the Kazakhstan isolation in the global art market. As a rule, we are complaining fatefully on the lack of funds to be involved in expensive art shows abroad. And maybe, for the adaptation of Kazakh artists on the global art scene it is not necessarily at all? Maybe, first, it is quite enough to be open for a dialogue via new...