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15-16 July 2016



Fine arts of Greater Mongolia

Greater Mongolia refers to those northern Asian steppes located between the China of Hans and Siberia, between Samarkand and Vladivostok.
It brings to your mind the memories of the Silk Road, of Marco Polo and of the Golden Horde.
In the 13th century its nomadic horsemen guided by Genghis Khan built an immense empire.
Mongolian art is religious art of traditional Buddhist inspiration. But Islam and shamanism do influence it also.
In the 20th century a socio-realism artistic trend came to light.
Mongolian art thus features many aspects that could be of great interest to collectors.
It is an essential part of modern and contemporary Asian art.
The New York Metropolitan Museum of Arts curates an outstanding collection of it.

Bono - Title : Mongol horsemen- Oil on canvas 170x130