Igor Burganov: power of Caucasian artists lays in their temperament

Igor Burganov: power of Caucasian artists lays in their temperament

An exhibition of sculptures by young artists from Russia, Kyrgyzstan, Azerbaijan, Tajikistan and other CIS countries opened in Moscow. A professor of International Academy of Architecture, Igor Burganov,  told Vestnik Kavkaza about the exhibition and young talents.

He noted that each of the sculptors, whose works represented at the exhibition, has some distinctive features. "Each of the guys is a unique artist. You can it see in those works that are presented here. There wasn't a long symposium, but each participant made at least three works, listened to a huge number of lectures and spent some time in Moscow," Burganov said.
"I do not want to say that they are better or worse. They have their own temperament and plastic. This is their talent, this is their strength. For example, Zamik Rzayev from Azerbaijan is a very interesting person," he noted.

"I really like Azerbaijan. I have not been there for a long time. Everybody says that there is a colossal difference between the old Azerbaijan, old Baku, and new one. I really like the modern art and architecture, it has special Azerbaijani or Baku spirit," Igor Burganov admitted.

"I have a feeling that there is a demand in the art  in Azerbaijan, and these guys are in demand. It is no secret that when people finish their studies, many flee for some other jobs. So far, all the guys who have studied with me still practice an art, I'm very happy about this," he said.

"I even have a series of carpets, which are made in Azerbaijan according to my sketches. Before making carpets, I learned an old technology, old drawings on the carpets and use some ornaments in my works. I believe that the carpet is some kind of art therapy. Because when a woman weaving a carpet, on the one hand, she does monotonous work, and on the other hand, she implements a great idea of ​​art," a professor of International Academy of Architecture said.