The exhibition “Masters of tundra” gathered works by craftspeople of Yamal
14:43 17 марта 2020
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The exhibition “Masters of tundra” was opened in the Museum of fine arts of Noviy Urengoy. The exhibition includes more than 50 items from the main fund of the Museum and new works by craftspeople. The audience saw items by the bone carvers of Yamal Viktor Seliverstov and Aleksey Zaykin, carved pictures and sculptures by Konstantin Sharkov, paintings by Igor Osipov, graphic works by Andrey Shcherbakov, as well as the work by students of children’s art school No. 2.
The opening ceremony was attended by the first deputy chairman of the Legislative Assembly of Yamal, the honorary citizen of Noviy Urengoy Viktor Kazarin, the deputy head of the town administration Aleksey Gorpinchenko, representatives of the center for national cultures, guests from Tazovskiy district and the town Nadym, participants of the holiday of peoples of the North. The exhibition was opened by a resident of Tazovskiy district Georgiy Vanuito, who wished harmony, good and peaceful neighborhood to all residents of Yamal, as the information and analytical office of the administration of Noviy Urengoy informs.
The representatives of the center for national cultures and the participants of the festival of peoples of the North communicated with the visitors of the Museum, told about various items being used by tundra dwellers. Bright outfits, ethnic songs – this is only a small part of what one could see at the opening. After the ceremony the curator of the exhibition Snezhana Orlova conducted a short tour, demonstrated the ethnic horoscope, and the guests tried to write their names in Nenets language. The visitors of the exhibition “Masters of tundra” called the photo zone a bright accent. Anyone could try on a real malitsa – a nomadic man’s fur coat — and take a picture against the background of the Northern Lights. The festival of peoples of the North was continued in the town museum with the master class by Viktor Seliverstov. The participants of the class mastered wood carving.