THE KALEIDOSCOPIC WORLD OF MINABI
It’s true what they say about catchy names that just stay in your mind, compelling you to find out more about their enigmatic owners.
HONOURED ARTIST ISMAYIL MAMMADOV
Last December, Azerbaijan lost a fine artist and Visions a great friend and illustrator. We featured one of Ismayil’s paintings on the cover of
FAIG AHMED’S METAPHYSICAL WORLD
Back in China, I had done quite a few interviews with artists and reviews of exhibitions throughout my four years’ experience as a journalist.
Moscow Finds Warmth in the Colours of the Absheron
On 15 November Moscow’s State Tretyakov Gallery launched a groundbreaking exhibition of Azerbaijani artists from the 1960s - 1980s, curated unde
DESIGNS ON THE FUTURE
Ian Peart and Saadat Ibrahimova spoke to Jamila Mustafayeva, designer of the mesmeric Azpetrol stations…
Ashraf Heybat: An Ambassador of Art and Peace
Ashraf Heybat is an Azerbaijani Honoured Art Worker whose vibrant, surrealist paintings explore the traditions and culture of his native land.
Paris Designer Headlines Karabakh Culture
We first crossed paths with leading Paris-based designer Tilmann Grawe in 2012
An Azerbaijani Mystery in Paris
Is ‘art for art’s sake’ or is ‘art for business’? Art historian Mohbaddin Samad found a clash between the two when he
A Qabala Music Festival Diary
The Caucasus Mountains provide an idyllic backdrop to the 6th International Music Festival. Ian Peart and Saadat Ibrahimova travel from Baku to soak u