Eldar Gurbanov

b. 1948, Baku

Lives and works in Baku

Eldar Gurbanov is an academic and an Honored Artist of the Azerbaijan Republic. Eldar Gurbanov graduated from the Painting Faculty of the Azim Azimzade Art College (1969) and also from the Graphic Arts Faculty of the V.I. Lenin Azerbaijan Pedagogical Institute. His works are on public display in Moscow, Baku and Istanbul and, since his first exhibition in 1972, have been exhibited in numerous countries worldwide. He took part in an art exhibition for the first time in 1973. He was awarded a gold medal and First-Class Diploma at the 1989 Caspian Republics’ Biennale for his work, “Poet and Muse”. In 1994 he was a laureate of a competition in tribute to Soltan Mohammad, member of the Union of Artists of Azerbaijan. Since 2002 honored artist of Azerbaijan. Since 2009 honorary title of the Academician of the World Academy of Arts.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

2013

Solo exhibition, MoMA, Baku, Azerbaijan

2009 

Solo exhibition, “Mart” gallery, Saint Petersburg, Russia

“One World Two Poles”, “Solo project”, Central House of Painters, Moscow, Russia.

2008

Solo exhibition, Museum Center, Baku, Azerbaijan

2001

Solo exhibition, “Humay” Azerbaijan Culture Center, London, UK

1998 

Solo exhibition, Miniature Center, Baku, Azerbaijan

1997

Solo exhibition, “Renaissance” Art Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey

Solo exhibition, Raap’s Art Gallery, Berlin, Germany

1996

Solo exhibition, Baku Art Center, Baku, Azerbaijan

1995

Solo exhibition, Bahlulzade Art Salon, Baku, Azerbaijan

1992 

Solo exhibition, House of Composers, Moscow, Russia

1987 

Solo exhibition in Baku Art Centre, Baku, Azerbaijan

GROUP EXHIBITIONS: 

2018

“Bodily Landscapes”, YAY Gallery, Baku, Azerbaijan

2014

“Nuda Veritas”, group exhibition, MoMA, Baku, Azerbaijan

“Nakhchivan is the cradle of humanity”, international art festival, Nakhchivan, Azerbaijan

2012

“Oil and Art”, exhibition project organized by Socar, National Museum of Art History, Baku, Azerbaijan

Benetton project “Azerbaijan: The colors of Wind and fire” Imago Mundi: The Art of Humanity, Treviso, Italy

“8 March”, group exhibition, Museum Center, Baku, Azerbaijan

2011 

Exhibition the 6th Azerbaijan artists, member of the world Academy of Artists, exhibition hall named after V. Samedova, Baku, Azerbaijan

2010

“Novruz”, group exhibition, Aidan Gallery, Moscow, Russia

2008

“Steps of Time. Contemporary Art from Azerbaijan”, Dresden, Germany

1990 

Group exhibition, Houston, USA

1989 

Biennale of the Caspian Sea Republics, Tbilisi, Georgia

1988 

“All the Songs of Azerbaijan” group exhibition, Central House of Artists, Moscow, Russia

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The artist’s artworks had been purchased by:

Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia

Museum of People from East, Moscow, Russia

Azerbaijan Art Museum, Baku, Azerbaijan

Ministry of Culture, Moscow, Russia

USSR Artists Union, Moscow, Russia

Azerbaijan Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Baku, Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan Culture Foundation, Baku, Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan Union of Artists, Baku, Azerbaijan

“Ramko” Art Center, Istanbul, Turkey

As well as his works are kept in the various private collections all over the world.

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