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Svetlana Batyreva, The Life and Work of Garya Rokchinskiy

Terbish, Baasanjav; Churyumova, Elvira;
Russian
  • Published: 03 Sep 2018
  • Publisher: Kalmyk Cultural Heritage Documentation Project, University of Cambridge
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
Svetlana talks about her father, the famous Kalmyk artist Garya Rokchinskiy. In 1939 my father participated in a contest of Pushkin’s drawings which he won. The prize was a bicycle, which was so rare at that time that all the boys in the vicinity ran after him. This was also a time when Kalmyk autonomy was established, which was to be followed by exile and post-exile periods. After exile, when Kalmyk ASSR was restored, my father returned to Kalmykia. By 1961 my father was a member of the Union of Artists of the USSR, had done a solo exhibition in Alma-Ata and participated in exhibitions in Moscow. By that time he was already well known in Kazakhstan where he had...
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free text keywords: Art, modern art, painting, Garya Rokchinskiy, Art, modern art, painting, Garya Rokchinskiy
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