Swedish artist inspired by Nasimi
Swedish artist Simon Arns presented the portrait of great Azerbaijani painter and thinker Imadeddin Nasimi as part of the workshop at Art Tower Gallery in Baku.
The two days workshop was co-organized by Arts Council Azerbaijan, the Embassy of Sweden in Azerbaijan, the Icherisheher State Historical and Architectural Reserve and the Ministry of Culture.
Taking into account the 650th anniversary of the legendary poet, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has declared 2019 as a Year of Nasimi in Azerbaijan. Various events, including the 2nd Nasimi Festival of Poetry, Arts, and Spirituality are organized in Azerbaijan as part of the celebration.