The Heydar Aliyev Center continues familiarizing Azerbaijani public with world-known masters of art.
This time, the center will hold an exhibition of works by recognized French artist Bernard Buffet.
Baku audience will be able to see the works of the proclaimed expressionist in a variety of genres.
Buffet was born in Paris on June 10, 1928. Trained at the National
School of the Fine Arts, Buffet is known as the founder of an
extraordinary style merging parlor art with modernism.
gained his real fame with his melancholic monochrome portraits. He
produced religious pieces, landscapes, portraits and still-lifes, more
than 8,000 paintings and many prints.
Major exhibitions of
Buffet's works were held each year until his very death. His personal
museum was established in Surugadaira, Japan, in 1973.
is also hosting a number of exhibitions of local and foreign artists at
the moment, including the photo exhibition of Henri Cartier-Bresson and
the exhibition of sculptures by Tony Cragg.