Joze Manuel Borroso toured Modern Art Museum

15-01-2011 | 14:31        


President of the European Commission Jose Manuel Barroso has also been to the Museum of Modern Art. The guests were informed that the idea of establishment of the museum was put forward by President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva. The Museum showcases avant-garde of the Azerbaijani art including works by Altay Sadikhzadeh, Rasim Babayev, Mirnadir Zeynalov, Ashraf Murad, Kamal Ahmadov, Ali Abdullayev, Mammad Mustafayev and others. A small exposition of Azerbaijan’s academic art was created here for making an idea about descriptive art of Azerbaijan. The museum visitors have a chance to get acquainted with creative activity of Sattar Bahlulzadeh, Nadir Abdurrahmanov, Elmira Shahtakhtinskaya, Tahir Salahov and others. The museum also displays the works never exhibited before and kept in the workshops of artists. Being familiarized with the museum, President of the European Commission Jose Manuel Barroso left notes in the guest book of the museum, the guest was presented a keepsake.