Chingiz Babayev exhibition
06 May 14 > 31 May 14
At the Museum of Modern Art in Baku will host a solo exhibition of Azerbaijani artist Chingiz Babayev, a sculptor, designer, theorist, poet and philosopher. In general the artist's work is greatly influenced by philosophical and theoretical research in conceptual art of modern culture. The exhibition will feature approximately 20 new works in various techniques and styles.
Chingiz graduated with honors from Azerbaijan State Art College named after Azim Azim-Zadeh and Azerbaijan State Institute of Arts, which is named after Mirza Aga Aliyev. Since 1986 he has participated in several international cultural events such as exhibitions, symposiums, biennials, conferences and others. As a student, he studied classical sculpture and painting extensively and has explored the possibility of implementing different ideas by using a variety of materials and techniques such as collage, street art, installations, short performance, action and video art and other.
He is the founder and director of ARTS etc., a center of contemporary culture in Baku.
In 1997, Chingiz was invited to work in the famous Wax Museum The Madame Tussauds in London
In 2007, the first time Azerbaijan participated in the 52nd International Exhibition Venice Biennale presenting project "Omnia Mea."
The artist's works are represented in the following countries: Azerbaijan, Russia, Ukraine, Estonia, Vietnam, USA, Austria, Italy, France, UK, Poland, Finland, Norway, Switzerland, Dominican Republic.