Timur Kagirov launches Dagestan Motifs personal exhibition in Moscow
Moscow, February 6, 2015. Toady Honoured Artist of Dagestan, member of the Russian Union of Artists Timur Kagirov presents his personal exhibition named Dagestan Motifs at Dagestan Permanent Mission at the Russian President in Moscow.
The author is a talented painter and graphic artist, a master of landscape sketches. Most of his works are devoted to the amazing beauty of his native Dagestan region, its history and ancient architecture. This exhibit includes his paintings and graphic works like landscapes, portraits and still life.
Timur Kagirov was born in 1974 in Makhachkala. Since his babyhood, he’s been interested in painting. He spent a lot of time in the workshop of his uncle, artist Hasbulat Yussupov. At the age of 14, thanks to his talent he earns a diploma of the 21st International exhibition of children's drawings in Germany. At 16, he reaches a new height – a Medal of Honor "Young VDNKh Participant." In 1994, he graduates from the Dagestan art school with honours (his mentor and teacher was famous painting teacher, member of the Russian Union of Artists Galina Pshenitsyna).
Kagirov participated in many republican and national exhibitions, such as the international art exhibition dedicated to the 60th anniversary of the Victory in the Central House of Artists and the Second Russian Tretyakov young artists’ competition at the State Tretyakov Gallery.
In September 2014, he had a successful solo exhibition at the famous Constantine Palace in St. Petersburg. His works are stored in many museums and private and corporate collections in Russia and foreign countries (Canada, Germany, France, Spain, England, USA, Turkey, Czech Republic, and Israel).