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Retrospective exhibition of Daghestan photographer Kamil Chutuev opens in Makhachkala

16 April 2014 10:34 Posted in:  CULTURE Source :  RIA"Dagestan"
Author:  Zumrud Gamidova
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Makhachkala, April 16, 2014. Today, a retrospective exhibition of the famous Daghestan photographer Kamil Chutuev dedicated to his 75th birthday opened at the Museum of Makhachkala History.

The exhibit includes more than 110 photographs taken in 1960-1990. The exhibition features photos in different genres: portrait, landscape, still life, and genre composition. Chutuev’s photos depict the most beautiful corners of Daghestan: the villages of Kumukh, Hnov, Gochob, Megeb, Richa, Balkhar, the Shunudag waterfall, and many other sights.

In an interview to RIA "Daghestan", the author admitted that he likes to make portraits, especially portraits of the elderly highlanders, and do the panoramic, landscape and scenery shooting.

"Almost all the works are exhibited for the first time, although they have been published in various periodicals. I really love the portrait, especially the villager portrait. All the works are black-and-white to show our "outgoing" Daghestan," - Chutuev says.

According to the visitors, Kamil Chutuev is one of the few artists in the photographer profession in Daghestan, a master who can make out something important and valuable.


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