June 18 – 28, Central Exhibition Hall of the Academy of Arts of Uzbekistan
Personal exhibition of Rustam Khudayberganov “Colourful Homeland” was devoted to the 25th anniversary of independence of the Republic of Uzbekistan and the 70th anniversary of the artist. Among paintings of the famous artist, the portraits of Amir Temur, D. Manguberdi, Spitamen, Tumaris, Feruz-shakh, as well as portraits of contemporaries, historical figures and architectural landscapes deserve a special attention. Such works of the artist as “Evening of Tashkent”, “Along the river”, “After the rain”, “Portrait of the composer I. Akbarov”, etc. are also very interesting.
August 5 –21, Central Exhibition Hall of the Academy of Arts of Uzbekistan
Exhibitions of Malik Nabiyev and Ruza Charyev –People’s Artists of Uzbekistan, academicians and brilliant masters, whose creative heritage still draws attention of fans of the fine arts, took place within the cycle of the exhibitions “Our Heritage”.
Among the works by Malik Nabiyev, there were “Spitamen Revolt”, “Portrait of Beruni”, “Tamara Hanum”, “Portrait of Doctor Makhmudova”, etc. In the years of independence the artist created wonderful portraits of Babur, Fitrat and Usman Nasyr. The portrait of Amir Temur created by M. Nabiyev in 1994 is also impressive.
Such paintings by Ruza Charyev as “Requiem”, “Collapse of the emirate”, “Beruni”, etc. differ in the deep philosophical implication and the artistic solution. Images of the native nature, life and psychology of people are intimate for R. Charyev’s creative thinking. His many paintings, landscapes and portraits were created in Surkhandarya, where he was born. Such portraits by R. Charyev as “Madonna from Baysun” and “Surkhandarya daughter-in-law” became widely known.
August 23 –27, Tashkent House of Photography
The photo exhibition “Uzbekistan through the eyes of foreign diplomats” was devoted to the celebration of the 25th anniversary of independence of the Republic of Uzbekistan. It was organized by the Council of friendship and cultural-educational relations societies of Uzbekistan, the Academy of Arts of Uzbekistan and the Tashkent House of Photography. The exhibition was participated by the staff of diplomatic missions of the Republic of Korea, the People’s Republic of China, the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, the Republic of Indonesia, the Republic of Latvia, and the UK.
The authors of the presented photos see Uzbekistan as a bright, original and surprisingly many-sided country. Uzbekistan for them is a treasury of historical sights, which reflects milestones of a centuries-old path of the world civilization. The photo exhibition expressed the interest and sympathy of the world community to Uzbekistan and its people, emphasizing how the dynamic processes of transformations of Uzbekistan for the years of independence are perceived through camera lens.