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Hans Heiner Buhr
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Buhr Hans Heiner

Hans Heiner Buhr, the German artist studied painting at the Higher School of Art in Dresden. From 1990 to 1993, he studied at the Gerrit Rietveld Academy of Arts in Amsterdam. From 1993 to 1996, he continued his creative work in Berlin, taking part in numerous exhibitions at various German galleries, including the “G+S Gallery” in Rostock, Berlin (1992), and the “Bauerfeind Gallery” (1994) and “Parzifal” (1995). In 1996, he was allowed to work as a German teacher in independent Georgia. Here he discovered a beautiful country. He travelled to the regions of Khevsureti, Tusheti, Kakheti, and Javakheti. He befriended Georgian artists and gallery owners – Otar Laliashvili, Malkhaz Datukishvili, Archil Darchia, Nugzar Natenadze, Avto Meskhi, Murtaz and Lia Shvelidzes, Mamuka and Luka Tsetskhladzes. In 1998, together with Otar Chkhartishvili, he organized an exhibition of large-format paintings at the Tbilisi National Gallery. In 2001, Archil Darchia’s “Dzveli Galerea” (Old Gallery) hosted his solo exhibition titled “Caucasian Baroque”. In 2007, his personal exhibition “Horse Thief from Sayatnova Street” was held at the Baia Gallery in Tbilisi. His notable exhibitions were held in 2008 and 2010 at the New Art Gallery. In 2012, he participated in the Tbilisi Artisterium. In 2013, his personal exhibition “Turkish Rider” was held in Tbilisi, at the “Gamrekeli gallery”. “…I continue to search for a creative balance between my German roots and my life in Georgia”, – Hans Heiner Buhr.Hans Heiner Buhr has a Georgian wife and lives and works in Tbilisi and Saguramo as well as in Berlin.

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