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Tuguldur Yondonjamts

B. 1977

Tuguldur Yondonjamts (b. 1977) is a Mongolian artist who works primarily on paper, but has expanded his practice to video and installation art. His work is very much dependent on research and careful analysis of certain environments and materials. By using investigational logic, he is able to create large scale drawings and diagrams, representing imagined journeys. The nomadic culture of Central Asia is critical to interpreting Yondonjamts’s work. For him, these are symbolic endeavors, studying the issues affecting Mongolia’s society and economic development.

“My desire and focus in my works is to use facts, and to create endless narrative or mystery. Time is also a very important element to me, and I try to have it feature somehow in my drawings or in my works.”



  An oversized sewn skeletal alligator hung at the entrance of the gallery. Inside, on the opposite wall, large intricate charcoal drawings of a mountain range expanded above the works into a jagged terrain constructed with metallic silver foil, drawing…

Tuguldur Yondonjamts at Richard Taittinger Gallery, New York

Richard Taittinger Gallery will be hosting “Hibernating Tattoos Guarding the Sweat of the Sun”- an exhibition by artist Tuguldur Yondonjamts at the gallery’s New York venue. The exhibition presents a series of works by New York and Ulaanbaatar-based Mongolian artist Tuguldur Yondonjamts (b….