Yuristanbek Shigaev's work reads like a tapestry of stories. His work, on textile, delves into ancient Kyrgyz mythology as well as the modern socio-political landscape of the country. His work weaves together such themes through the use of religious, philosophical, cultural and national symbolism. Shigaev's work speaks directly to the heart and soul of the Kyrgyz people.

Shigaev studied at the I.E. Repin Institute of Architecture, Sculpture and Painting of the USSR Arts Academy in St. Petersburg. He is a professor of Kyrgyz State University of Construction, Transport and Architecture. He is also the winner of various prestigious awards including III International Biennially «Asian - Art», Tashkent, World Contemporary Art '98, Los Angeles, the State Prize by Toktogul, Kyrgyzstan, Lifetime achievement award "Art of Silk road 2002". His artworks are exhibited at The State Tretiakov Gallery, Moscow, the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation, the Exhibitions Directorate of the USSR Union of Artists, the Kyrgyz State Fine Arts Museum of G. Aitiev, the Modern Art Gallery, Toronto, Canada, the Modern Art Gallery, Seoul, South Korea, the Art Museum, Warsaw, Poland and many private galleries all over the world.

Ñëîâíî íà øïàëåðå ðàçâåðíóòà Þðèñòàíáåêîì Øûãàåâûì íàðîäíàÿ èñòîðèÿ, â êîòîðîé îò äðåâíèõ êûðãûçñêèõ ìèôîâ äî ñîâðåìåííîãî ñîöèî-ïîëèòè÷åñêîãî ëàíäøàôòà àâòîð âåäåò òåìó, âïëåòàÿ â åäèíóþ íèòü ðåëèãèîçíûå, ôèëîñîôñêèå, êóëüòóðíûå ñìûñëû, ïîëüçóÿñü ñâîåîáðàçíûì ÿçûêîì çíàêîâ è ñèìâîëîâ, íàíåñåííûõ íà ñâèòêè. Ðàáîòû Øûãàåâà ãîâîðÿò íàïðÿìóþ ñ ñåðäöàìè è äóøàìè ñîïëåìåííèêîâ.

Øûãàåâ îêîí÷èë Èíñòèòóò æèâîïèñè, ñêóëüïòóðû è àðõèòåêòóðû èì. È.Å. Ðåïèíà Àêàäåìèè õóäîæåñòâ ÑÑÑÐ Ëåíèíãðàä (íûíå Ñàíêò-Ïåòåðáóðã). Îí ÿâëÿåòñÿ ïðîôåññîðîì Êûðãûçñêîãî ãîñóäàðñòâåííîãî óíèâåðñèòåòà ñòðîèòåëüñòâà, òðàíñïîðòà è àðõèòåêòóðû. Îí ÿâëÿåòñÿ ïîáåäèòåëåì ðàçíûõ ïðåñòèæíûõ íàãðàä âêëþ÷àÿ Òðåòèé Ìåæäóíàðîäíûé áèåííàëå «Àçèÿ Àðò», Òàøêåíò, Óçáåêèñòàí, âûñòàâêó-êîíêóðñ «Ìèðîâîå ñîâðåìåííîå èñêóññòâî -98»â Ëîñ-Àíäæåëåñå, ÑØÀ, Ãîñóäàðñòâåííóþ ïðåìèþ Êûðãûçñêîé Ðåñïóáëèêè èì. Òîêòîãóëà. Ðàáîòû Øûãàåâà íàõîäÿòñÿ â Ãîñóäàðñòâåííîé Òðåòüÿêîâñêîé ãàëåðååé, Ìèíèñòåðñòâå êóëüòóðû Ðîññèéñêîé Ôåäåðàöèè, Äèðåêöèè Ñîþçà õóäîæíèêîâ Ðîññèè, Êûðãûçñêîì ãîñóäàðñòâåííîì ìóçåå èçîáðàçèòåëüíûõ èñêóññòâ èì. Ã. Àéòèåâà, Ìóçåå èçîáðàçèòåëüíîãî èñêóññòâà Âàðøàâû, Ïîëüøà, Ìóçåå ñîâðåìåííîãî èñêóññòâà â Òîðîíòî, Êàíàäà, Ìóçåå ñîâðåìåííîãî èñêóññòâà Ñåóëà, Þæíàÿ Êîðåÿ, à òàêæå âî ìíîãèõ ÷àñòíûõ êîëëåêöèÿõ ïî âñåìó ìèðó.

Shigaev Yuristanbek

Øûãàåâ Þðèñòàíáåê





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32À Maldybaev St.
Bishkek 720020
Kyrgyz Republic
Tel: (996 312) 541 254
(996 502) 325 820
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E-mail: y.shigaev@mail.ru
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Êûðãûçñòàí
720020 Áèøêåê
óë. Ìàëäûáàåâà 32À
Òåë: (996 312) 541 254
(996 502) 325 820
Ôàêñ: (996 312) 545 136
E-mail: y.shigaev@mail.ru
daniar@netmail.kg

 


"Journey" Canvas, acrylic, 120x90 cm, 2003

"Ïóòåøåñòâèå" Õîëñò, àêðèë, 120õ90 ñì, 2003

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