Goga Maglakelidze studied at the Tbilisi State Academy of Arts (1981-1987). He was a member of the group of artists “Archivarius” since 1984. Goga Maglakelidze, with the artists of the “10th Floor” and “Marjanishvili” informal groups, was involved in the exhibitions of the Georgian avant garde held in 1987-1988 at the Russian Museum in Leningrad and the Contemporary Art Festival in Narva. Goga Maglakelidze embarked on a new journey into Christian aesthetics in the 1990s. Goga Maglakelidze created miniatures. He worked on the techniques of levkas and tempera. From 2000 to 2010, the artist created paintings in collaboration with art critics, according to the principles of mural painting. In 2014, he painted the Church of St. George in the village of Vechevi, Chiatura. He was awarded medals and premiums: 2007-Best Work of the Year, “Parnasi”, 2000 – UNESCO Award, Best Illustration of the Year. His paintings are kept in museums and private collections in Tbilisi, Moscow, Petersburg, Tolyatti, Köln, Munich, Vienna, Brussels, Paris, Boston, and Athens.
Date of Birth1962Share