(1948-2012) was the lead member of the art group Kyzyl Tractor
, which played an instrumental role in the development and popularization of contemporary art in Kazakhstan and in the Central Asian region. A member of the Arts Academy of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Artists' Union of Kazakhstan, winner of Zhiger award and other international accolades, Narymbetov led a very prolific artistic life. He participated in a number of local and international exhibitions and projects. The artist's works have been displayed in over forty countries including Austria, Switzerland, Germany, Czech Republic, USA, Italy, and Russia.
Noted for his bright, rebellious, and charismatic individuality, Narymbetov mastered numerous creative forms; he worked in various genres such as installation, painting, sculpture, and performance.
During his last years, Narymbetov collaborated with Marat Guelman (Museum of Modern Art PERMM, Perm, Russia), founded the School of Modern Art in Almaty, and participated in contemporary art festivals ARTBAT FEST 2010 and ARTBAT FEST 2011. After his death in 2012, several installations were made from his drafts and displayed at ARTBAT FEST 2012 in his honor.