Wonderful paintings by Amir Mazitov
Amir Mazitov is one of the famous artists not only in the Republic of Bashkortostan, but also in Russia. There were numerous exhibitions in Bashkortostan, the Russian Federation and abroad. Looking at his pictures you can see high professionalism, modernity, deep understanding of painting, the individuality of the artist.
Mazitov shows the rich spiritual heritage of the Bashkir people, unshakable power, inner strength of folklore and heroic images. Depicting eternal universal values, he builds harmonious “bridges” between ancient cultures and today’s understanding of the language, styles and trends of contemporary visual arts.
Internal drama, deep expression, indifferent feeling of life and at the same time gentle warmth fill the artist’s canvases. He contributes to the further development and enrichment of the fine arts of the Republic of Bashkortostan.
His pictures are in the Bashkir State Art Museum, art galleries of Ufa, Naberezhnye Chelny, Orenburg, as well as museums and private collections in Austria, the USA, the United Arab Emirates, Israel, Italy, Portugal, Turkey, Cyprus.
For fruitful work, success in creativity Mazitov is a grant-holder of New Names Fund (1993), a grant-holder of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation (1996-1997), holder of the title of Man of the Year in Art of the International Biographical Society of the USA (1999), and in 2014 he received Gold Medal by the Secretariat of Union of Artists of Russia. In 2010 Mazitov was awarded the title Honored Artist of the Republic of Bashkortostan.
Mazitov is a dean of the Faculty of Fine Arts at Ufa State Academy of Arts. He devotes much effort and time to the development of youth art and children’s and youth creativity and is a member of the jury of the Republican Contest of Children’s Art Creativity. Many of his students are participants and laureates of republican and all-Russian exhibitions.
In his pictures the artist reveals his soul, reflects on his fate, on the future. He has a dialogue with the audience. Many stories for their work Amir Mazitov takes from his childhood. His pictures are metaphorical and mysterious. Creativity of talented, truly national artist Amir Mazitov is interesting for people of different countries and continents, and it is not surprising, because the artist speaks with his audience the universal language of universal values.