Looking East and West: A Final Interview with Togrul Narimanbeyov
Eminent Azerbaijani artist Togrul Narimanbeyov (also known as Narimanbekov) synthesised east and west in his work, combining the decorativeness of
SHEKI’S MYSTERIES – STAINED GLASS AND THE SWEETEST HALVA
There is a proverb in Azerbaijan – “however much you say halva, it won’t make your mouth sweet.
History Recorded in Colour
One of the best known artists of 20th century Azerbaijan, Mikayil Abdullayev painted portraits, pastoral landscapes and industrial scenes. He created
To Touch Your Inner World – Honoured Actress Mesme Aslan qizi
Our meeting with Mesme Aslan qizi was on a late summer evening in Buzovna on the Absheron Peninsula, as a warm breeze shuffled soft Caspian waves
Depardieu follows Dumas across the Caucasus
It was very early and the staff at the rural guesthouse weren’t used to such a display of activity from their visitors. Hurry up!
Rasim Balayev – Face of Azerbaijan’s Heroes
Good acting is relatively common, but it is not so often that an actor becomes synonymous with a role. There are, however, some magnificent examples i
Togrul Narimanbeyov – Global Azerbaijani Artist
One of Azerbaijan’s leading contemporary artists, Togrul Narimanbeyov, has died in Paris at the age of 82. He was known for his rich, colourful
Mirza Qadim Irevani – Much-Loved Azerbaijani Artist
Some of the best works of Azerbaijani culture, whether in literature, art or music, combine the aesthetics of East and West.
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Portrait Melody in Qabala
The town of Qabala in the foothills of the Caucasus has hosted its third International Art Exhibition, this year entitled Portrait Melody. Organized b
The Face of Soviet Baku – Architects Sadiq Dadashov and Mikayil Useynov
Anyone who has walked through central Baku will have seen buildings designed by Sadiq Dadashov and Mikayil Useynov. Pretty much all the city’s