Kurbanov, Khairullah Magomedovich

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Khairullah Magomedovich Kurbanov was born in Dagestan in 1936. In 1954, he studied at the Art College in Baku and in 1959 moved his studies to the Repin Institute of Art in St. Petersburg.

Kurbanov becan teaching in 1965 at the Art College in Makhachkala, Dagestan. That same year he became a member of the Artists’ Union of Dagestan. In 1970, he moved his teaching career to the Art Pedegogic Institute in Makhachkala and became a professor there in 1998. From 1971 through 1998 he was Chairman of the Artists’ Union of Dagestan.

Khairullah has been awarded the titles Honored Art Worker of the Dagestan Republic and National Artist of the Dagestan Republic. His wife, Galina Vasilevna Pshenitsina, and two of his children, Arsen and Yaroslav, are also artists.

Important exhibits include:

  • Zonal exhibitions “South of Russia”:
    • 1967 - Krasnodar
    • 1972 - Stavropol
    • 1977 - Ordgonikize (Vladikavkaz)
    • 1982 - Nal’ chik
    • 1987 - Makhachkala
    • 1992 - Krasnodar
    • 1998 - Krasnodar
  • 1968: “All-Russian Exhibition of Young Artists”; Moscow.
  • 1970: “The Fourth Exhibition, Soviet Russia”; Moscow.
  • 1971: “Exhibition of Autonomous Republics”; Moscow, Central House of Art.
  • 1975: “The Fifth Art Republic Exhibition”; Moscow.
  • 1977: “The Sixth Art Exhibition, Soviet Russia”; Moscow.
  • 1985: “The Seventh Art Exhibition, Soviet Russia”; Moscow.
  • 1999: “All-Russian Art Exhibition”; Moscow.
  • 1965-1999: More than fifty Art Republic Exhibitions in Makhachkala.

Publications include:

  • Magazine: “Ogoniok”, #38, 1971; Moscow.
  • Book: “Art of Autonomous Republics.” Moscow, 1973.
  • Book: “Dagastan Art.” Soviet Artist. Moscow, 1981.
  • Newspaper: “Soviet Culture”, 4.10.1983; Moscow
  • Booklet: “Music of Colours.” Makhachkala, 1984.

Kurbanov’s paintings can be found in private collections in Australia, Israel, Mongolia, Turkey, and the United States.

Art:

Caucasus Village

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Caucasus Village
Medium
Painting: Oil on Canvas
Size
28 1/4″ × 33 3/4″
Year
1997

Lake in the Mountains

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Lake in the Mountains
Medium
Painting: Oil on Canvas
Size
21 1/4″ × 21 3/4″
Year
1997

Portrait of a Sheikh

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Portrait of a Sheikh
Medium
Painting: Oil on Canvas
Size
27 1/8″ × 19 5/8″
Year
1998

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  • Portrait of a Bedouin (sold)