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Berdzenishvili Bella

Graphic artist, painter and muralist, Honored Artist of Georgia, and alumna of the Tbilisi Academy of Arts, Bella Berdzenishvili was a regular participant of the Spring and Autumn exhibitions and the then artistic life of Georgia from 50s through 80s of the last century.

Starting from 1966 she was actively involved in teaching.

Bella Berzenishvili was mostly noted as a book illustrator and muralist: she has illustrated Georgian folk tales and folk poetry:  Rise, Oh Sun,  Rise! (1965),   Whoever Has Done His Work, Let Him Eat His Bread.   (1972). In 1975-1976, she created illustrations for The Martyrdom of Shushanik  by Iakob Tsurtaveli.

Among her other graphic works, The Ether’s Song  (1957), At the Old Spring (1958), and The Landscapes of Svaneti  (1960-1963) are especially noteworthy.

She drew murals for the hall of the Iveria Hotel  in Tbilisi (1967) and the Youth Cafe  in a miners’ town Chiatura (1979).

Bella Berdzenishvili
Date of Birth1929Share