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Lasareishvili (Lazar) Luka
Lasareishvili (Lazar) Luka

  • #1 180X180 acrylic on canvas 2006
    #1 180X180 acrylic on canvas 2006
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    #4 160x101 acrylic on canvas 2007
  • #2 280X432 acrylic on canvas 2006
    #2 280X432 acrylic on canvas 2006
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    #3 280 X280 acrylic on canvas 2006
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Date of birth 1957, Tbilisi, Georgia
Lives and works in New York, USA

1972-1976 Nikoladze Art College, Tbilisi, Georgia (BA)
1976-1982 Tbilisi State Academy of Art, Georgia (MA)

1985-1988 Association of avant-gardist artists, Moscow, Russia
1988 Artist-in-residence Gallery Bernard Felly, Paris, France
1989 Artist-in-residence Museum Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany

Medium multimedia

Selected Exhibitions 2011-“Fest-i-nova” – Art festival, Georgian Art Centre “Garikula”, Georgia
2011-“Georgian Artists working in Europe”, as part of European days events –Tbilisi, Georgia
2010-“ART MOSCOW”- Moscow
2010-“COINCIDENCE” - Spektre Gallery, Brooklyn, NY ,USA
2009-“Born in Georgia” , Cobra Museum of Modern Art, Amstelveen, NL
2009-“L’Art Contemporian De Georgie” Chateau de Saint-Auvent, France
2009-‘’ Tbilissi Underground’ 09’’, France
2008-‘’Paris Montparnasse Tbilissi’’ Le Musse du Montparnsse, Paris, France
2007- 55 Mercer Gallery - "Moving Stills" New York, NY, USA
2006 - “Intrinsic Form” A Space Gallery, New York, USA.
2006-2005 - “Moving Stills”, Gallery Schüppenhauer, Cologne, Germany.
2005 - “Gematria“ in series of exhibitions under the title “Mysticism in Art”, Grant Gallery –Soho, New York, USA.
2004 - “Art from Perestroika till today”, State Art Museum, Tbilisi, Georgia.
2004 - “Invitation to a Beheading”, Gallery Schüppenhauer, Cologne, Germany.
2003 - “Statements Basel-Köln”, Gallery Kämpf, Basel (Switzerland) and Gallery Schüppenhauer, Cologne, Germany.
2002 - “ART Frankfurt”, Germany.
2001 - “One-liners”, Gallery Jule Kewenig Frechen-Bachem, Germany.
2000 - “The White Curtain”, Gallery Schüppenhauer, Cologne, Germany.
1999 “Fazit” - Moving Images, Neon-installation, Gallery Schüppenhauer, Cologne, Germany.
1998 - “Transformation” Installation - UNESCO, Paris, France.
1998 - “BRÜCKENGANG” (Bridging) Art-in-public-spaces, Cologne, Germany.
1998 - “Opposite of Eden” Installation, Art House Kaufbeuren, Germany.
1998 - “Dialogue”, Museum for Regional History and Art, Hamburg, Germany.
1997 - “Dialogue“, Museum für Regionalgeschichte und Kunst, Hamburg, Germany.
1997 - “The Conscience” - “STADT(t)ART, Kunst in 56 homöopatischen Dosen”, countrywide cooperation project on art in public spaces, Hürth, Germany.
1997 - “M.E.S.S.A.G.E.” Positions of current art –Video-installation, Gallery Schüppenhauer, Cologne, Germany.
1996 - “Dialogue”, Leopold Hoisch Museum, Düren, Germany.
1995 - Art Cologne 4, Josef-Haubrich-Art-Hall, Cologne, Germany.
1995 - Ursula-Blickle-Art-Prize for “Installation”, (1st prize) Ursula-Blickle-Foundation, Kraichtal, Germany.
1995 - “Dialogue” Theodor-Heuss-Akademie, Bildungsstätte der Friedrich Naumann Stiftung, Gummersbach, Germany.
1994 - “Last Supper”, Gallery Jule Kewenig, Frechen-Bachem, Germany.
1994 - “Dialogue”, Erholungshaus der Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany.
1993 - “Crusades III” - Installation, Cologne, Germany.
1992 - “The Cradle of Humanity”, Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
1991 - Two Georgian Painters, Museum St. Wendel, Germany.
1990 - “Georgia on my Mind” - Four Painters from Tbilisi, DuMont Art Hall, Cologne, Germany.
1990 - Paintings from Georgia, Mona-Bismarck-Foundation, Paris, France.
1990 - International Exhibition in the House of Arts, Cagnes, France.
1990 - Two Georgian Painters, Arts Hall Kiel, Germany.
1989 - Soviet Contemporary Art, Hôtel de Ville Strasbourg, France.
1989 - Exhibition on new Soviet Painting, Warsaw, Poland.
1989 - “Perestroika Man” - Three Georgian Painters, Soviet Art House, Moscow, Russia.
1989 - “Georgia on my Mind” - Four Painters from Tbilisi, Museum Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany.
1989 - Autumn Exhibition, Artist house, Tbilisi, Georgia.
1988 - “Glasnost” - the new freedom of Russian painters, Art Hall Emden, Germany.
1988 - New Art from the USSR and Bulgaria, Dallas, USA.
1987 - “Generation-80”, House of Arts, Tbilisi, Georgia.
1987 - Exhibition Georgian Abstract Art, Exhibition Hall “Hermitage”, Moscow, Russia.
1987 - First Group Exhibition of abstract art by Georgian artists, State Gallery, Tbilisi, Georgia.
1987 - “Interart-87”, International Art Fair of Socialist countries, Warsaw, Poland.
1984-1987 Exhibitions throughout the Soviet Union.

Works are held
Museum Ludwig, Aachen collection, Germany
Documenta Archive Museum Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany
National Tretiakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia
Henry Nannen Museum, Emden, Germany
State Art Museum, Tbilisi, Georgia
Zimmerli Art Museum, New Jersey, USA
Gallery de France, Paris, France
Leopold Hoisch Museum, Düren, Germany
State Art Museum, Kutaisi, Georgia
Kollodzei collection, Russia/USA
Ursula Blickle Stiftung, Germany
Mona Bismark Foundation, Paris, France
Achenbach collection, Germany
Private Collections - Marc Scheps, Germany. Alfred Neven DuMont, Germany. Luis Peters I. collection, Cologne, Germany. Leonid Bazhanov, Moscow, Russia. Gerard Goodrow collection, Germany. Volkert Klauke, Frankfurt, Germany. Jansen collection, Essen, Germany. Pieter Jan Smit collection, Rotterdam, Netherlands. Mercedes Barros, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Knoll collection, Cologne, Germany. Mr. Preshani collection, Frankfurt, Germany. Hubertus Gaßner, Germany. Jack Krause, Lisbon, Portugal.
Coorporate Collections - Price Waterhouse Coopers collection, Germany. Stadtssparkasse Köln, Cologne, Germany. Deutsche Bank, Germany. City Bank, Germany. Plenum collection, Cologne, Germany. Goethe Versicherung, Cologne, Germany.
Public Collections - City of Cologne, Germany. City of Strasbourg, France. City of Hürth, Germany. Ministry of Culture, Georgia. Ministry of Culture, Brussels, Belgium. Ministry of Culture, Moscow, Russia.

Awards & Honors
1989 Fellowship Museum Fridericianum, artist in residence, Kassel, Germany
1990 1st prize for individual artistic style for his paintings by an international art critics jury at the “Festival International de la Peinture”, Cagnes, France
1995 Ursula-Blickle-Art-Prize for “Installation”, 1st prize, Ursula-Blickle-Foundation, Kraichtal, Germany