Honorary Academician of Russian Academy of Arts
Hadji-Murad Alikhanov was born in Dagestan village Mekegi in 1948.
He graduated first from Dagestan Art College in 1968 and then with honors in 1977 from the Leningrad State Institute of Theatre, Music and Cinematography. He joined the Union of Artists of the USSR in 1981 and later in 2009 was elected an Honorary Member of the Russian Academy of Arts.
At present he lives and works in Moscow.
1979 Art Magazine "Aurora", Leningrad; Magazine "Unost", Moscow.
1995 Moscow State University.
2002 Central House of Artists, Moscow.
2003 Carnegie Moscow Center, Moscow.
2005 "Gallery-Studio"by Shazina Agrba, Moscow.
2006 Gallery "Murtuz", Moscow.
2007 Central House of Artists, Moscow;Gallery System, Atrium, Gorki-8.
2009 The Russian Academy of Arts, Moscow Museum of Contemporary Arts, at Tsereteli Art Gallery.
2010 Gallery "Way Art" Crocus City, Moscow.
2011-12 Business center "Park Olymp", Moscow.
2012 Tower on Milyutinsky, Gallery "System", Moscow.
Major group exhibitions:
1981 Pan-European Biennale of Print, Baden-Baden, Germany.
1982 "The Art of the USSR", Brussels, Belgium.
1983 "The Art of the USSR", Damascus, Syria.
1984 "Intergraphica -84", Berlin, Germany.
1985 "The Art of the USSR", Berlin, Germany.
1992 Contemporary Moscow Art, Central House of Artists, Moscow, Russia.
1996 International Trade Fair, Lyon, France.
1999 Charity Auction Sotheby's, Moscow, Russia.
2006 Exhibition at the State Duma, Moscow, Russia.
2012 90th anniversary of Abdulazhida Gazalieva (People's Artist of Dagestan) by Gallery "Murtuz";
"The City and the people", The State Geological Museum, Moscow, Russia.
2013 International Anniversary Exhibition Contest of the Creative Union of Designers, Moscow.Twenty Years of Moscow prints, Moscow House of Artists, Moscow, Russia.
The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow (Russia); Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow (Russia), Art Gallery, Perm (Russia), Dagestan Museum of Fine Art, Makhachkala (Russia), Dagestan Museum of History and Architecture, Makhachkala (Russia) as well as corporate and private collections in Russia, USA, Scotland, Austria, Italy, France, Japan, Norway and Sweden.