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
REZA: On Photography, Life and The Elegance of Fire
Born in Tabriz, Azerbaijani photojournalist Reza Deghati’s latest photography books explore the light and dark of contemporary Azerbaijan.
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
The Colours of Exile Émigré Azerbaijani Artists
Fate has scattered Azerbaijanis to the four corners of the world. This diverse diaspora includes many artists, some of whom longed to make a visit hom