The sultry heat of Central Asia appears in Rifkat Bukharmetov's colorful sun-drenched paintings. His works depict everyday scenes of life whether it's on the dusty streets of Osh, the living quarters of modern day nomads living in summertime Jailoo yurts or glances into the private space occupied by women sewing felt Shyrdak carpets.

The artist studied at the Kyrgyz State Art College in Bishkek and the Surikov Institute of Art in Moscow, and completed his post graduate art studies at the USSR Academy of Arts.

An international following has emerged over Bukharmetov's work. Bukharmetov's work has been exhibited in more than 90 national and international exhibitions. His works and reside in many galleries, museums and private collections around the world.

Ïàëÿùèé ñðåäíåàçèàòñêèé çíîé ïðîñòóïàåò â êðàñî÷íûõ, ïðîïèòàííûõ þæíûì ñîëíöåì êàðòèíàõ ýòîãî õóäîæíèêà. Åãî ðàáîòû _ ýòî èçîáðàæåíèÿ ïîâñåäíåâíîé æèçíè ïðîñòûõ ëþäåé íà ïûëüíûõ óëî÷êàõ Îøà, ëèáî â þðòàõ íà ëåòíèõ ïàñòáèùàõ _ äæàéëîî. Ëèáî ýòî ìèìîëåòíûé, íî ïîëíûé ëþáâè âçãëÿä íà æåíùèíó - õðàíèòåëüíèöó î÷àãà, çàíÿòóþ ñâîåé ïîâñåäíåâíîé ðàáîòîé, çàáîòàìè, áûòîì…

Áóõàðìåòîâ Ðèôêàò îêîí÷èë Ôðóíçåíñêîå õóäîæåñòâåííîì ó÷èëèùå (íûíå ÊÃÕÓ èì. Ñ. ×óéêîâà), Ìîñêîâñêèé ãîñóäàðñòâåííûé õóäîæåñòâåííûé èíñòèòóò èì. Ñóðèêîâà, Òâîð÷åñêóþ ìàñòåðñêóþ æèâîïèñè _ àñïèðàíòóðó ïðè Àêàäåìèè õóäîæåñòâ ÑÑÑÐ.

Ïðîèçâåäåíèÿ õóäîæíèêà ó÷àñòâîâàëè â áîëåå ÷åì 90 ðàçëè÷íûõ âûñòàâîê. È íàõîäÿòñÿ âî ìíîãèõ ãàëåðåÿõ, ìóçåÿõ è ÷àñòíûõ êîëëåêöèÿõ ìèðà.

Buharmetov Rifkat

sponsored by

Brian and Irina Kemple

Áóõàðìåòîâ Ðèôêàò







Award Winner2002
 

Kyrgyz Republic
Bishkek 720049
12 microdistrict, building15/16
Tell. (996 312)520 004, 530 709
E-mail: rifkat_b@netmail.kg


Êûðãûçñêàÿ Ðåñïóáëèêà
720049 Áèøêåê.
12 ìèêðîðàéîí, äîì15, êâ.16
Òåë (996 312) 520 004, 530 709
E-mail: rifkàt_b@nåtmàil.kg


"The Family of Tobacco Farmers", Oil on canvas, 145x200, 2000

"Ñåìüÿ òàáàêîâîäà", Õîëñò, ìàñëî, 145 õ 200, 2000

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