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round table 1On March 5, 2019, at the Zurab Tsereteli Art Gallery Museum Exhibit Complex in Moscow, the A. Kasteyev State Museum of Arts proudly opened a new exhibit: Artists of Sixties: Turkic Romanticism.

Toward the end of the 1960s, a group of young and ambitious artists influenced by postimpressionism and Mexican monumentalists stood at the forefront of artistic development in Kazakhstan alongside the private program of the national school of painting and visual art. “Artists of sixties” (Russian shestidesjatniki) is the conditional name of the group, and what the group members called themselves from the end of the 1960s to the 1970s. Among them were the artists: Salihitdin Aitbayev, Makum Kisamedinov, Shaimardan Sariyev, Tokbolat Togusbaev, Bakhtiyar Tabiyev, Abdrashit Sydykhanov, Erkin Megrenov, Tulegen Dosmagambetov, Vagif Rakhmanov, Isatai Isabaev, Oralbek Hurzhymaev, and others. The creative work of the artists of sixties is considered to be the flowering of artistic thought in Kazakhstan. “Children of the Thaw,” as they were later called, rejected the academic canon and created their own artistic language and style.

netske 4On March 12, 2019 at 4 pm, the A. Kasteev State Museum of Arts of the Republic of Kazakhstan opened a new travelling exhibit from Japan, Contemporary Wooden Netsuke. The exhibit’s organizers, the Dossym Satpayev Foundation, the Japan Foundation, the Japanese Embassy to the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Society for Kazakh-Japanese Friendship, the Kazakh-Japanese Center for the Development of Human Resources, and the Kazakh-Japanese Silk Road Association, displayed more than sixty years of netsuke artwork as a great gift of affection and friendliness, along with being as a pleasant surprise for the spring holidays. These small, symbolic carven figures are created from wood or elephantine bones. Since ancient times the Japanese have used netsuke to attach keys and wallets to belts on kimono, but netsuke also performed a decorative function on clothing.