Contemporary Karakalpak Artists
Still-life with a Peeling Mill. 1982
Oil on canvas. 100 x 75.5cm
Jollibay Izentaev (1943-)
Graduated from the Tashkent Art school named after P.Benkov, and later (1972) the Easel painting Department of the Tashkent Theatre and Art institute. The artist’s most favorite genres are still-life and portrait. The main source for his inspiration is the picturesque and colourful everyday life of his people. His still-lifes are expressive and colourful.
Izentaev is a chairman of the Karakalpak branch of the Uzbek Academy of Arts and an academician of the Academy of Arts of Uzbekistan.