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Bernard Buffet next famous guest of Heydar Aliyev Center

19 June 2014 [10:00] - TODAY.AZ
By AzerNews

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.

Bernard 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.

The artist 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.

The center 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.

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