Javad Mirjavadov

Born in 1923 in Baku, Azerbaijan.

Javad Mirjavadov

Born in 1923 in Baku, Azerbaijan.

1949 - A. Azimzadeh State Art College in Baku

1949-1954 - Mirjavadov lived in Leningrad and worked as an unskilled laborer in the Hermitage, where he learned the art of non-Soviet painting from great masters, mostly owing to M.T. Artamonov, the director of Hermitage.

1970 - for the first time participated at art exhibition.

1987 - Governing Body, Union of Artists of Azerbaijan.

1988 – awarded the title of the Honorary Art Worker of Azerbaijan SSR.

The artworks of Javad Mirjavadov are kept in Azerbaijan National Art Museum, Modern Art Museum in Baku, private collections and galleries all over the world, including collections of Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Chingiz Aytmatov, Arthur Miller, Tonino Guerra.

Selected exhibitions:

1987 – V.Samedova’ Exhibition Hall, Artists Union of Azerbaijan, Baku, Azerbaijan

1987 -  Miniature Center, Baku, Azerbaijan

1987 - Fadeev Central House of Literature, Moscow, Russia

1988 - "Contemporary Soviet fine art”, first participation in a collective exhibition, Okinawa, Sapporo, Fukuoka, Tokyo, Japan

1988 "Soviet works of fine art of Central Asia and the Transcaucasia", Kasama, Tokyo, Japan

1989 - State Museum of Eastern Art, Moscow, Russia

1991 - "Knabro" gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

1992 - Central House of Artists, Moscow, Russia

1999 - Herning Art Museum, Denmark

2012 – Azerbaijan National Museum of Art, Baku, Azerbaijan

2015 – Exhibition within Buta festival of Azerbaijani ART, Sotheby`s, London, UK

Javad Mirjavadov passed away on June 24, 1992.