Artist Orazbek Yessenbayev has painted on his canvas the artworks named “Bicycle Tour, Harvest, Swan Lake, Orchestra, and Making an Elephant out of a Flea” for the Cyprus Museum of Modern Arts.
Artist Orazbek Yessenbayev presented his works named “Bicycle Tour, Harvesting, Swan Lake, Orchestra and Making an Elephant out of a Flea” to the appreciation of art lovers for the Cyprus Museum of Modern Arts.
According to the information given by the Press and Public Relations Directorate of Near East University, the artist Orazbek Yessenbayev has made oil paintings with various names and subjects exclusively for the Cyprus Museum of Modern Arts, with his unique technique. Orazbek reflected the general traces of the modern world by blending the Central Asian Turkish culture and the Turkish Cypriot culture throughout his works. In addition, traces of the Cyprus Museum of Modern Arts can be seen in some of the artist’s works.
Orazbek Yessenbayev: “Every work and struggle performed together and in harmony succeeds”
The artist, in his work called “Swan Lake”, emphasizes the aesthetic movements and unity of the ballerinas by reflecting a scene from the famous Swan Lake ballet that he was inspired by. In his second work, Bicycle Tour, he painted a cycling team during a race. In this work, the artist depicted on the canvas that cyclists act with a team spirit and their struggle to achieve success. In another work called Orchestra, he depicted the perfect harmony of the orchestra conductor with the artists. In his work named Harvest, the artist depicts the farmers’ going to their fields to harvest their product after a year of struggle. In this work, the artist also depicted the cars, tools and clothes used in the Cypriot culture. Orazbek was inspired by the phrase “Making an Elephant out of a Flea” in his last work and reflected it in his work. The main theme that the artist emphasizes in all of his works is that every work and struggle performed together and in harmony will succeed.
Who is Orazbek Yessenbayev?
He was born on February 27, 1960, in Kazakhstan. He graduated from Gogol Art College in Alma-Ata city in 1983. He studied at Zhurgenov Almaty State Theater and Art Institute between 1986-1993. He worked as a teacher at the Symbat Academy between 2011-2015. He is a member of the Academy of Arts of the Republic of Kazakhstan. He is a member of the Artists Association of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Since 1980, he has been participating in national and international art exhibitions. In 2004, he held his solo art exhibition titled “Vernisaj” in Almaty city. In 2012, he participated in the art exhibitions titled “20 Years of Independence of the Republic of Kazakhstan” and “The Legend of Kazakhstan” held at the A. Kasteev Museum. He participated in the international art exhibition competition “Lessendra” held in Sofia, Bulgaria. In 2019, he held his solo exhibition titled “Triple Memory”.