Exhibition honours Russian painter Tuman Zhumabaev – a friend of Vietnam

An exhibition entitled “Vietnam - A Call of the Soul” is taking place in Hanoi from August 15 to honour renowned painter Tuman Zhumabaev, a friend of Vietnam who recently passed away.

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exhibition honours russian painter tuman zhumabaev a friend of vietnam
The artist at work, as posted on Facebook by Tuman Art Gallery.
exhibition honours russian painter tuman zhumabaev a friend of vietnam
Born in 1962, Zhumabaev was one of the most prominent painters in Russia. Photo posted on Facebook by Tuman Art Gallery.
exhibition honours russian painter tuman zhumabaev a friend of vietnam
The exhibition is featuriing his works kept in Vietnam, including unfinished pieces from his last days in the country. Source: Facebook/Tuman Art Gallery
exhibition honours russian painter tuman zhumabaev a friend of vietnam
Tuman Zhumabaev, a prominent Russian painter with a lifetime enthusiast of Vietnam’s people and its landscapes, passed away on August 7 at the age of 58. Source: Facebook/Tuman Art Gallery
exhibition honours russian painter tuman zhumabaev a friend of vietnam
Widely regarded a leading figure of contemporary Russian impressionism, Zhumabaev was best known for his portraits and landscape paintings. Photo: Lilac Gallery
exhibition honours russian painter tuman zhumabaev a friend of vietnam
Born in 1962, Zhumabaev was one of the most prominent painters in Russia. Source: VNA
exhibition honours russian painter tuman zhumabaev a friend of vietnam
He frequently visited to Vietnam in search for the most picturesque locations for his paintings. Source: Facebook/Tuman Art Gallery
exhibition honours russian painter tuman zhumabaev a friend of vietnam
He created various artworks featuring Vietnam and late President Ho Chi Minh. Source: VNA
exhibition honours russian painter tuman zhumabaev a friend of vietnam
Russian artist Tuman Zhumabaev (R) and Politburo member Vo Van Thuong stand in front of one of Zhumabaev’s paintings depicting late President Ho Chi Minh, which was presented as a gift to the delegation of Vietnamese leaders during their visit to Russia in this photo captured on February 20, 2019. Photo: Lilac Gallery
exhibition honours russian painter tuman zhumabaev a friend of vietnam
Tuman Zhumabaev was born in the village of Kyzyl-Tuu, Kirghiz SSR but moved to Russia’s St. Petersburg, back then known as Leningrad, and graduated from the Repin Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture in 1991.
exhibition honours russian painter tuman zhumabaev a friend of vietnam
He was the member of the St. Petersburg Union of Artists, the Association of the US Portrait Painters, author of more than 50 personal exhibitions and has his own gallery. Source: worldvirtualmuseum. com
exhibition honours russian painter tuman zhumabaev a friend of vietnam
Vietnam in the paintings of Tuman Zhumabaev. Source: worldvirtualmuseum. com
exhibition honours russian painter tuman zhumabaev a friend of vietnam
The exhibition is being held at Lilac Gallery, 83B Trinh Cong Son Street in Tay Ho district. Photo: Lilac Gallery