Members of the Russian Academy of Science Presidium greeted Tahir Salahov with applause at yesterday’s meeting. The artist was born in Baku 90 years ago on November 29th. He went to Azim Azimzade School of Art in a postwar period. In 1957, he graduated from Surikov University. He is an outstanding maestro of our time. His name and his works are a part of the world history of art.