Azerbaijani Painters: Father and Son Tal'at and Shahin Shikhaliyev
Presented by Karabakh Foundation
May 8 - May 10, 2012
Join the Karabakh Foundation and the American Islamic Congress May 8-June 8 for an original art exhibition organized by the Foundation entitled, Azerbaijani Painters: Father and Son Tal'at and Shahin Shikhaliyev. The opening reception Thursday, May 10, will help to inaugurate the AIC's recently opened Center in the fashionable Back Bay neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts. Admission to the exhibition is free.
Shahin Shikhaliyev and his late father Tal’at Shikhaliyev shared a penchant for color. They also shared an abiding love for their native country, which is conveyed in their paintings.
During the May 10 opening night, Shahin Shikhaliyev will provide an introduction to Azerbaijani art traditions. Guests will have the opportunity to explore Azerbaijani culture, arts, and heritage via supplemental educational materials in the gallery. The opening reception also will feature hors d'oeuvres prepared in an Azerbaijani style.