DBAF IN THE NEWS
Turkmen artist Durdy Bayramov’s daughter displays father’s work in North York house: As a small boy who lost his parents in the early 1940s, Durdy Bayramov found food was so scarce he and his fellow orphans had to eat grass. But when the smiling Turkmen artist died this year on Valentine’s Day at the age of 75, his paintings hung in galleries and museums from Germany to Japan…
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Featured Exhibition – Through the Eyes of Durdy Bayramov: Turkmen Village Life, 1960s—80s: Durdy Bayramov (1938–2014) was an acclaimed Eurasian artist whose paintings hang in museums and private collections around the world. Exhibited for the first time, Bayramov’s black-and-white photographs were taken in the rural villages of his native Turkmenistan….
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An Interview with the Durdy Bayramov Art Foundation: We know Mr. Durdy Bayramov as a great artist and photographer. Now, there is the newly established Durdy Bayramov Art Foundation in Toronto. We believe that Telve readers and the Canadian Turkish community would be happy to know more about Mr. Bayramov.
Durdy Bayramov Art Exhibition: Curated by Durdy’s daughter Keya Bayramov as well as Leanne Simaan, this is the first time Bayramov’s work has been exhibited in Canada. Funds raised through the sale of prints at the exhibition will be donated to the Canadian Cancer Society to support the fight against cancer.
Durdy Bayramov: My life belongs to art and art belongs to the people: The poppies of the foothills of Ashgabat blossom within Durdy Bayramov’s canvases. He has captured the essence of children and adults caught in the act of playing, pondering and creating. It is hard to believe that Bayramov is no longer with us.
Through the Eyes of Durdy Bayramov: Turkmen Village Life, 1960s-80s: Last month the Durdy Bayramov Art Foundation featured an exhibition entitled Through the Eyes of Durdy Bayramov: Turkmen Village Life, 1960s-80s. This exhibition featured culturally and historically significant black-and-white photographs of village life in Turkmenistan from the personal archive of acclaimed Eurasian artist Durdy Bayramov.
Durdy Bayramov Art Foundation: The newly founded Durdy Bayramov Art Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to making visual arts accessible and affordable for a wide range of audiences through education outreach programs and scholarship awards.