Contemporary art in Baku: Art Radar guide


Art Radar looks at the intriguing and flourishing art scene in Azerbaijan’s capital, Baku, and provides tips for where to find contemporary art when you visit.

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YARAT launches first permanent space in Baku


Leading Azeri nonprofit art organisation YARAT opened their new Contemporary Art Centre in Baku in March 2015 with a solo exhibition by prominent Iranian artist Shirin Neshat.

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Azerbaijani artist Faig Ahmed transforms traditional techniques into lush 3D forms – interview


Art Radar speaks with Azerbaijani artist Faig Ahmed to learn more about his most recent work with traditional Azerbaijani textiles, and how the artist avoids being held “hostage to tradition”.

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6 Azerbaijani artists to know


Art Radar profiles 6 Azeri contemporary artists represented by Yarat the leading nonprofit contemporary art organisation in Azerbaijan.

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“Imago Mundi”: Tiny windows to a great big (art) world – in pictures


Luciano Benetton’s ever-growing micro-artwork exhibit “Imago Mundi”, which presents a great atlas of the world and of humanity through art, comes to Treviso, Italy in its third showing.

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The V&A’s Islamic art exhibition goes on tour in Russia


London’s Victoria and Albert Museum tours The Jameel Prize 3 shortlist exhibition of Contemporary Islamic Art and Design in Kazan and Moscow, Russia, as part of the UK-Russia Year of Culture 2014.

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