Orion is an ornament to the sky.
Three lakes are an ornament to the Earth.
Genghis Khan is an ornament to humanity.
Calligraphy about the “intellectual sword” of Genghis Khan by Batbayar.
(I would guess two of the lakes are probably Baikal and Khovsgol, which are amoung the earth’s seventeen “ancient lakes”: more than two million years old, very blue and deep and pure. I don’t know what the third lake is.)
Mongol bichig calligraphy. On the left is the word “Spring” in Mongol bichig, on the right the same word is drawn as a picture of a crane. Calligraphy by Batbayar.
Ink paintings of goats by Mongolian artist D. Tsolmon. The one scratching behind its ear with its hoof is great, ours do that too.
Mongol Bichig (traditional Mongolian script) calligraphy by Khishigsuren Baasan.
Sketches of Mongolian horses by Sh. Chimeddorj.
Mongol bichig calligraphy by Sukhbaatar Lkhagvadorj. Before Mongolia, under Soviet influence, switched to cyrillic as the official alphabet in 1948, the vertical mongol bichig script was used to write Mongolian.
Mongol bichig calligraphy by Sukhbaatar Lkhagvadorj.
Poetry and mongol bichig calligraphy by G. Mend-oyoo. A new exhibition of his work is open July 5 - 16th at the Art House in Ulaanbaatar.
Not sure about the one of the left, but the one on the right is called “Fog”. Mongol bichig calligraphers arrange words and letters to make images, like trees or sweeping fog clouds.
Mongol bichig (Mongolian traditional script) calligraphy by Sukhbaatar Lkhagvadorj.