Karlo Kacharava – an artist, a poet, and an art critic – graduated from the Faculty of Arts of the Tbilisi State Academy of Arts in 1986. From 1986 to 1994, he was a researcher at the Giorgi Chubinashvili Institute of Georgian Art History. From 1988 to 1990, he participated in international symposiums, workshops, seminars, and festivals (Bakuriani, Narva, Palanga, Senezh, Paris, Barcelona). In 1989, he was a member of the editorial board of the magazine “ლიტერატურა და ხელოვნება” (Literature and Art), while working at the Institute of Art History; 1990 – Member of the Board of the Art Critics Association; In 1991, he worked at the “Fransuaza Friedrichs Gallery” (Cologne, Germany). He had published 30 scientific papers. He participated (in life and after death) in up to 40 exhibitions. After his death, 14 of his solo exhibitions were held in Georgia and abroad (Tbilisi, New York, Marburg). He was awarded the Giorgi Chubinashvili State Prize in 1997 for his contribution to Georgian art history. A two-volume set of Karlo Kacharava’s works was published in 2006, and in 2012, his picture album and collection of favourite poems – “ასი ლექსი” (One Hundred Poems). In the same year, the Goethe Institut published a facsimile of Karlo Kacharava’s Cologne diary album; in 2014, a collection of his poems “მონოლოგი”(Monologue) was published, as well as “მგზავრობის ანგელოზი”(Angel of Journey), Diaries, and the Goethe Institute published Karlo Kacharava’s Georgian-German album Karlo and Germany.