Fly to Baku, Phillips de Pury

The Phillips de Pury auction house are currently hosting an exhibition on the art of Azerbaijan, showing from 17 to 29 of January 2012.

The exhibition, entitled ‘Fly to Baku: Contemporary Art from Azerbaijan’ showcases 21 artists including Altai Sadiqzadeh, Faig Ahmed, Fakhriyya Mammadova, Orkhan Huseynov, Rashas Babayev, Aga Ousseinov and Melik Aghamalov. Herve Makaeloff is the curator of the exhibition.

The event is a manifestation of Simon de Pury’s wish to exhibit an artistic scene which he considers ‘vibrant’ and the work of artists whom he considers ‘original’.

It is a beautiful and unique exhibition of contemporary art from a country that deserves more recognition.

More information below.

http://artwednesday.com/2012/01/18/fly-to-baku-x-phillips-de-pury/

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