Rafail Aliyev

Rafail Aliyev

Painter

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Biography

Life Events

Rafail Aliyev was born in 1953 in Goychay. From 1961 to 1971 he studied at a secondary school in Baku. In 1971 he entered art school to gain a Degree in Metal Art processing. From 1974 to 1976 he served in the Armed forces of the USSR. Since 1977 he has worked in the Art Fund of Azerbaijan. During the years 1982 to 1987 Rafail studied at the state Pedagogical Institute at the faculty of “Art Graphics”.

In 1988 he joined the Union of Artists of the USSR. Was adopted in Moscow. At the same time, he became a member of the Union of Artists of Azerbaijan in the Decorative and Applied Arts section. Up until 1995 Rafail worked in various techniques such as forging, embossing, engraving, chemical etching, enamels.

Rafail has participated in many exhibitions in Baku, Moscow and abroad. His works are in museums and private collections. Since 2016, he has been exhibiting his paintings. One work is in the private collection of George Soros. There are a lot of works in exteriors and interiors in Baku and across the Republic of Azerbaijan.

From 1995 to 2015, Rafail worked on the design and re-equipment of ships and floating drilling rigs in the Caspian sea where he participated in more than 40 projects, whilst at the same time furthering his education and training in the art of painting. On a personal level Rafail really likes the painting of Latin American artists, especially Mexican Rufino Tamayo.

 

Running 125x80 canvas, oil, 2016

Running 125x80 canvas, oil, 2016

Black jigger 30x40

Black jigger 30x40

Watermelon lover 40x75

Watermelon lover 40x75

Absheron 55x35

Absheron 55x35

Two fishes 100x70 canvas, oil

Two fishes 100x70 canvas, oil

Lemons 48x90

Lemons 48x90

The dark side of the moon 80x80

The dark side of the moon 80x80

ROSES 90x90

ROSES 90x90

Water lilies 90x90

Water lilies 90x90

Absheron fishers 65x100

Absheron fishers 65x100

Pineapple lover 45x70

Pineapple lover 45x70

Two fishes 60x90

Two fishes 60x90

Pomegranates 90x90

Pomegranates 90x90

The Creator of his own reality 100x65

The Creator of his own reality 100x65

Woman in hammock

Woman in hammock

The fortune teller

FLOWERS
RED CAT

SUNFLOWERS

SUNFLOWERS

The fortune teller

The fortune teller 120x70
RAFAIL23
RAFAIL 22
RAFAIL24
RAFAIL25

Expelled from paradise

Expelled from paradise 110x65

Flowering rosemary

two birds

two birds

Bull

Bull 75x45

Sisyphus pushing the moon

Sisyphus pushing the moon 90x90

Abduction

Abduction 120x70

Two figures. Copper, enamel

Awakening

Awakening 65x110

Imperial Koi

Imperial Koi 50x90 (1)

Girl with pineapple

Girl with pineapple 35x60

Grape and wine

Grape and wine 90x48

Beetle . Copper, etching

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Atilla Bronze, etching

Atilla 33x24cm Bronze, etching

Bahram Gur at hunt

Bahram Gur at hunt D-45cm Chasing, hammering, engraving. Copper covered with silver

Black jigger 30x40

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