Bizim Cebish Muellim

 Posted by on October 20, 2014
Oct 202014
 

Baku Boulevard
Baku, Azerbaijan

Sculpture of Baku, Azerbaijan

Baku Boulevard is a beautiful walking esplanade on the Caspian Sea that fronts almost the whole of Baku.  There are hundreds of bronze whimsical statues along the boulevard.

This fellow is a character from the Movie “Bizim Cebish Muellim”.

I found no signatures on any of the sculptures and there is no markings anywhere to say who the sculptors were, but it is a divine way to spend the afternoon, strolling and appreciating the quality of public art that defines the boulevard.

sculpture along Baku Boulevard in Azerbaijan

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Twelve Beauties

 Posted by on October 20, 2014
Oct 202014
 
Twelve Beauties

İçəri Şəhər Old City or Inner City Baku Azerbaijan This sculpture by Nail Alakbarov cuts along the edges of İçəri Şəhər.  The description that accompanies the sculpture far better explains the situation than I ever can… This composition represents a sculptural image of seven armudi glasses standing on top of each other. Armudi is the name of traditional Azerbaijanian glass used for drinking tea, it can be translated as “pear-shaped” since it resembles a pear. On the other hand such shape could be associated with the contour of a female body. Thus the glasses also symbolize seven beauties from a similarly Continue Reading