The contract signed with Taras Shevchenko National Museum

On the 8th December director of Azerbaijan National Museum of Art Chingiz Farzaliyev and director of Taras Shevchenko National Museum Dmitri Strus signed a collaboration contract.

In the contract is stated about mutual scientific research work of museums, exchange of experience between museum workers, joint exhibitions and establishment of Ukraine-Azerbaijan cultural ties.

At the same time this collaboration contract will serve to guide popularization of culture of Ukraine in Azerbaijan and culture of Azerbaijan in Ukraine.Chernogor Vladimir Vasilyevich, chief of the museum affairs of Ministry of Culture of Ukraine and representatives of embassies of Azerbaijan Republic in Ukraine participated in signing of the agreement. As the symbol of contract agreement was signed in the halls where was held the personal exhibition of Azerbaijani artist Bayram Hajizadeh.

   

Medal of “Honorary Professor” was given by Cambridge International Biographical Centre in UK to the Professor Chingiz Farzaliyev

On December 6 was held medal of “Honorary Professor” presentation ceremony. The award was given by Cambridge International Biographical Centre in UK to the director of Azerbaijan National Museum of Art, Honoured Art Worker,Professor Chingiz Farzaliyev.

The opening speech was made by First Deputy Minister of Culture and Tourism of Azerbaijan Republic Vagif Aliyev.  First Deputy Minister told about services of Chingiz Farzaliyev in the development of rich culture, art and also the development of   Azerbaijan National Museum of Art. He thanked the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of United Kingdom to Azerbaijan Carole Crofts and congratulated Chingiz Farzaliyev on medal presentation.

Rector of Art Academy of Azerbaijan, People's Artist Omar Eldarov and member of The Artists' Union of Azerbaijan, People's Writer Chingiz  Abdullayev noted that transformation of Azerbaijan National Museum of Art during the last years into fine art center, temple of  art falls on the years of  leadership of  Chingiz Farzaliyev. Today the museum experiences the period of flourishing.They noted that all these achievements are the services of Chingiz  Farzaliyev.

Ambassador of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to Azerbaijan Carole Crofts estimated worthy medal presentation in the frames of 80th anniversary of Azerbaijan National Museum of Art as historic date, told about the services of Chingiz Farzaliyev in the international world, in the sphere of mutual museum ties.
Then the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of United Kingdom to Azerbaijan Carole   Crofts conferred the medal of “Honorary Professor” of Cambridge International Biographical Centre in UK on Chingiz Farzaliyev.

At the end professor Chingiz Farzaliyev expressed his gratitude to guests.

In the event was performance of “Detache” violinists` ensemble - the students of Baku Musical Academy`s professor Zahra Guliyeva and Honoured Artist Nargiz Karimova.

Chingiz Farzaliyev is the author of monographs devoted to Azerbaijan National Museum of Art- “Anthology of Azerbaijan painting”, “Azerbaijan State Museum of Art” and “Azerbaijan folk art”, published works “Still life”, “Landscape”, “Portrait”, 36 books from the series “Wealth” devoted to the biography and creative work of outstanding representatives of Azerbaijan fine art.

It should be noted that in 2014 professor Chingiz Farzaliyev was awarded with the prize “Outstanding Art Worker” by the same centre.

   

In Museum was opened exhibition "French art from the collection of the Azerbaijan National Museum of Art"

On 25th November exhibition "French art from the collection of the Azerbaijan National Museum of Art " was opened in Azerbaijan National Museum of Art. Professor Chingiz Farzaliyev, Director of the National Art Museum of Azerbaijan made an opening speech. He noted that this exhibition held within the framework of the 80th anniversary of the National Art Museum of Azerbaijan made his significant mark in cultural life of Azerbaijan and promoted intensification of cultural ties between France and Azerbaijan.

Deputy minister of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the Republic of Azerbaijan noted that the exhibition is held within the framework of the 80th anniversary of the National Art Museum of Azerbaijan which keep the rarest art specimens and year of multiculturalism according to decree of the President of Azerbaijan Republic “Multiculturalism-2016”.He also told that exhibition was the pride because it represented the exhibits from museum`s collection.

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of France to Azerbaijan Aurelia Bouchez expressed her thanks for organization of fine exhibition devoted to French art. She also noted that there was held exhibition “Pearls of France” on the initiative of First Lady of Azerbaijan, President of The Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva.

People`s Artist Salhab Mamedov especially noted the unique structure of the exhibition. On the event performers of works of I.Bach, F. Chopin, T.Guliyev were students and schoolchildren of Baku Musical Academy after U.Hajibeyov and Children'S Musical School №21 after L. and M.Rostropovich- Atabala Manafzade, Nariman Amiraslanov and Kamran Talibli.

The National Museum of Art of Azerbaijan introduces to our visitors unique opportunity of immersing in fine world of French art from XVI till the beginning of XX centuries, familiarizes with works of recognized geniuses of painting, artists: Jules Dupré, Jean-Honoré Fragonard, Pascal-Adolphe-Jean Dagnan-Bouveret, Jean-Joseph Benjamin-Constant, sculptors: Moro, Houdon, Greuze and other outstanding masters, whose works adorn the best museums of world. The curator of the exhibition "French art from the collection of the National Museum of Art of Azerbaijan" is a Professor Chingiz Farzaliyev, Director of the National Art Museum of Azerbaijan. The exhibition is opened for the public on 26th November and will last till 26th January.

   

The Celebration of 20th year activity of French Company Total in Azerbaijan

On 21st November in Azerbaijan National Museum of Art was held ceremonial event devoted to the 20th anniversary of Total`s activity in Azerbaijan.

Total’s Managing Director for Azerbaijan Denis Lemarchal made an opening speech.

Minister of Ministry of Culture and Tourism Abulfas Garayev congratulated company management on the 20th anniversary of Total`s activity in Azerbaijan.

Minister emphasized strengthening of cultural, economic and political ties, at the same time he noted successful business collaboration between SOCAR and “Total” on a high level.

The President of Azerbaijan State Oil Company Rovnag Abdullayev told about fruitful collaboration between SOCAR and “Total”, he made special reference to the role of joint participation of two organizations in oil and gas projects in guaranteeing safety of   regional and international energetics.

Chief Executive Officer of “Total” Patrick Pouyanne noted that he was interested in continuation of ties with Azerbaijan and there would be broad prospects, he thoroughly studied fulfilled projects in Azerbaijan and researched investment opportunities. He said that they would continue main capital investment in oil and gas operations.  Cultural and public figures, statesmen took part in the event.

During the event the guests due to the sponsorship of the French oil company Total were given the opportunity to preview of the exhibition "French art from the collection of the National Museum of Art of Azerbaijan".

On 25th November will be held the opening of exhibition. The exhibition will be opened for the public on 26th November and will last till 26th January.

Azerbaijan National Museum of Art presented french art culture from the rich collection of the museum to art lovers. In the event were represented in full measure high creative traditions, ideas of french artists, sculptors and etchers in the works of  fine arts and decorative-applied arts made in various techniques.

It should be noted that the exhibition is held within the framework of the 80th anniversary of the National Art Museum of Azerbaijan according to decree of the President of Azerbaijan Republic “Multiculturalism-2016”. The curator of the exhibition "French art from the collection of the National Museum of Art of Azerbaijan" is a Professor Chingiz Farzaliyev, Director of the National Art Museum of Azerbaijan.

   

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