By Ahmet Abdulaziz …..
An exhibition of paintings by the artists from Bashkortostan State, was recently organised at the Cyprus Museum of Modern Art.
According to the press release of the Near East University the exhibition was inaugurated by Mr. Ersin Tatar, the head of the National Unity Party.
The exhibition consists of 35 art pieces made by 5 Bashkortostan State Artists and prepared especially for the Cyprus Museum of Modern Art. It includes oil paintings, portraits and landscapes,, which was widely appreciated by the art lovers, who attended the opening ceremony.
In his speech, Vice Rector of Near East University Prof. Dr. Fahrettin Sadıkoğlu, pointed out that the exhibition was organised as a result of initiatives of Cyprus Museum of Modern Art and international art workshops.
In addition to the above, Prof. Dr. Sadıkoğlu expressed that Bashkortostan is a Mukhtar Republic from former Turkish shamans and that the richness of the country is reflected in the art. He further added that artists mainly focused on landscapes, portraits and realism. He emphasised that those who visit the exhibition would be able to see the beauty reflected through the art pieces exhibited. Moreover, he stated that the 5 artists stayed in our country for 10 days and made more than 30 art pieces and thus reflected the natural beauty and the people of Cyprus in their art. He ended his words by wishing everyone to explore around the exhibition with excitement.