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Exhibition "Azerbaijani art for millennia"

The first samples of fine art in Azerbaijan, which reflect the material and spiritual culture of people, still existed in the Mesolithic period (XII-VII millennium BC) and have been developing since then. Gobustan cave paintings depict all stages of human development, religious meetings, work and the environment using artistic means. Ancient people perceived various copies of animals as a totem. The exhibition features figures of a pigeon, peacock and goat of this type.

Icons on ceramics in Azerbaijan belong to the Eneolithic era. Examples of such ceramics were discovered during archaeological excavations in Goygol, Beylagan, Nakhchivan, Gazakh, Shabran and others. were found in places. Along with exhibits from the first Bronze and Iron Ages, the exhibition also features high-quality metal structures of the 11th and 19th centuries.

The exhibition will also feature metal, wood, bone and metal products, as well as carpet and carpet products, sewing and national clothes. The exhibition also features works by famous Azerbaijani artists of the 19th and 20th centuries, including Abbas Huseyni, Akbar Shargizad Tabrizi, Mirza Anima Iravani, Bahruz Kangarli, Azim Azimzade, Mir Mohsun Navvaba.