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Gegechkori Giorgi

Giorgi Gegetchkori is a painter, teacher and the full Professor at the Tbilisi State Academy of Arts. He graduated from the Academy in 1983. Giorgi Gegetchkori, a representative of the realistic school of painting, made a name for himself principally as a portraitist. He created a series of portraits of Georgian Kings and different public figures as well as outstanding actors of the Georgian theatre. Since 1990s he has been very active in the field of stage design – his stage oeuvre comprises more than 20 productions. His set design for the Albert Camus’ Caligula at the Kutaisi Drama Theatre was awarded the Kote Marjanishvili prize. His first solo show was held in the hall of The Union of Georgian Theatre Workers in 1990. The other notable exhibitions include solo shows at the National Library of the Parliament of Georgia (1999), the Tbilisi Art Palace (2017, 2019). Among them, the duo-exhibition titled “Excerpts from the History of Two Iberians” with the Spanish artist Augusto Ferrer Dalmao at the Palace of Santa Barbara (Madrid, Spain) was of special importance. The portraits painted by Giorgi Gegechkori are exhibited in the interior spaces of the Parliament of Georgia, the Ministry of Justice, Dadiani Palace (Zugdidi), the building of the National Bank, Tbilisi and other state institutions.Since 2017 he has been the chairman of the Georgian Union of the Theatre Workers.

Giorgi Gegechkori
Date of Birth1958Share