New great exhibition: a very unique, large scale art project called “One Thousand Angels and One Painting” in Prague (Czech Republic), presented by the world renown artist from Asia, Lekim Ibragimov, on July, 9, 2012.
The famous “One Thousand and One Nights” fairy tale inspired the artist to create this ambitious project. The incarnation of the idea is unique, as no one in contemporary art has done this before. The canvas consists of 1000 individual paintings, each depicting an angel. And in the end all these thousand pieces unite together to form a 528 sq. meter, completely unique painting with its own story based on the legendary Oriental tales. The artist applied his project for the Guinness World Records as ‘World‘s largest painting, consisting of 1000 pieces‘.
The exhibition will run from 9-21 July.
For more information you can visit the web site of the project which is available in 4 languages. http://1001artproject.com
Ibragimov Lekim was born in 1945 at Alma-atinskiy region of Kazakhstan.
From 1964 until 1971 he studied at artistic school named after N. V. Gogol in Alma-ata.
From 1971 until 1977 he studied at TGTHI named after A. Ostrovskiy at graphic detachment.
Since 1978 is a member of a Union of artists of Uzbekistan.Since 1978-1986 he worked at creative workshop “Sinezh” in Moscow. Ibragimov Lekim an artist achieved confession, artistic critics and publics long ago, by his own strangely fine and poetic works. All his creative activity penetrate the deep relationship with ancient oriental culture of Central Asia. Lekim works, wafted by an ancient miniature, as it were weaved transparent, delicate daubs, carry itself mystery and laconic wisdom of Orient.
From 1976 Ibragimov Lekim – is active participant, republican, all-union and international exibitions.