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Gogi Tsereteli
Birth And Death1944-2021Share

Tsereteli Gogi

Gogi Tsereteli holds a distinct place among Georgian graphic artists of the 1960s and 1970s. The artist created many easel paintings and graphics, but since the 2000s, he has been more involved in book design, creating illustrations, and ex libris. In 1972, Gogi Tsereteli graduated from the Tbilisi State Academy of Arts. He participated in numerous international group exhibitions, starting from his student years. Several of his solo exhibitions have been held abroad. It was evident that he would turn into one of the most distinctive artists of his generation, with one of the most unique styles. His early drawing series featured lyricism and poetry. In the 1990s, the artist mainly used the method of abstract painting. The large-scale series of etching works created during this period are characterized by high artistic craftsmanship, colorfulness, and graphic laconicism, which indicate the artist’s refined taste and inner high culture. His techniques are diverse in graphics:etching, linocut, lithography, etc. The works of Gogi Tsereteli, an artist who loves his country and work, are preserved in various museums and private collections worldwide. His highly artistic work has been awarded many times with special diplomas and medals. He was a laureate of the Georgian State Prize and an Honored Artist of Georgia.

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