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The Azerbaijan National Art Museum invites art lovers to enjoy
Chinese art on March 29.
Through the exhibition, the museum visitors have a chance to
familiarize themselves with the rich collection of Chinese art,
The exhibition themed "Chinese Art from the collection of the
Azerbaijan National Art Museum of Art" will include traditional
household items of a Chinese family to create a cozy atmosphere of
a traditional Chinese house.
The event is co-organized by the National Art Museum, and the
Culture Ministry in partnership with the Chinese Embassy in
Founded in 1937, the National Art Museum thrills art
connoisseurs with the best examples of decorative-applied arts of
The museum consists of two buildings standing next to each
other. Over 3,000 items in 60 rooms are on permanent display at the
museum and around 12,000 items are kept in storage.
Here, the museum visitors admire masterpieces of Italian,
French, German, and Polish painters.
The second edifice, built in 1885 houses oriental art,
represents particularly Persian, Turkish, Chinese, and Japanese
Russian art is represented by paintings of Karl Briullov,
Aleksey Venetsianov, Vasily Vereshchagin, Isaac Levitan, Vladimir
Makovsky, Valentin Serov, Vladimir Borovikovsky, Vasily Tropinin,
Konstantin Korovin, and Ivan Shishkin. There are also restored
samples of Russian avant-garde.
The works of Azerbaijani artists such as Mir Mohsun Navvab,
Bahruz Kangarli, Tahir Salahov, Azim Azimzade, Salam Salamzada,
Vidadi Narimanbayov, Mikail Abdullayev, Togrul Narimanbayov, and
sculptor Omar Eldarov are also kept in the museum halls.