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A sculptor, painter, graphic artist and book illustrator, Elguja Amashukeli, like other sculptors of his pleiade, authored the icons with strong national identity in monumental urban sculpture.  His kings as well as the symbolic and allegorical statuary:  Vakhtang Gorgasali, Mother of All Georgians, A Tiger…

Alexander Berdysheff – draftsman, painter, designer and photographer, graduated from the Tbilisi State Academy of Arts in 1988. In 1990 he completed an internship at Glasgow School of the Arts (Macintosh) (Scotland). Alexander Berdysheff created a completely original artistic world with a strange mix of modernism…

Henryk Hryniewski was a Polish-Georgian painter, graphic artist, and illustrator. He was also known as a scholar and an educator of traditional Georgian architecture. He was arrested and put to death during Joseph Stalin’s Great Purge. Few of his original work survive. Hryniewski was born…

Nino Jishkariani works in the field of painting, graphic art, book design and illustration; creates posters and exlibris. She designed posters for the “Film Actors Theatre” (1984-85) in Tbilisi, and illustrated dozens of books, collaborating with publishing houses such as “Nakaduli”, “Merani” and “Soviet Georgia”.…

Sculptor, graphic artist, painter and illustrator, theater and film designer, Tamara Abakelia was the first female sculptor in Georgia, who created a landmark example of a large-scale  statuary.   While studying at the Tbilisi State Academy of Art, young Tamar attracted the attention of Iakob…

Otar Jishkariani is an Honored Artist of Georgia and one of the prominent representatives of the 50s of the 20th century.During the four decades of his work, his main concern was to raise the artistic level of contemporary Georgian books. He also worked in painting…

After graduating from the Faculty of Painting of the Tbilisi State Academy of Arts, Giorgi Roinishvili  started working in the editorial office of the magazine „Dila” (Morning) in 1947. He continued to be its artistic editor for four decades. He left us dozens of paintings…

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…

Malkhaz Kukhashvili, an Honored Artist of Georgia, began his artistic career in the late 1960s. He mainly works in the field of drawing. He has been the art director of numerous fiction, musical, documentary, and stage plays for the Rustaveli Theatre. He has made several…

Born in the village of Sakao, Kutaisi province of the Russian Empire. After graduating from the Gori educational institution, he studied at the Tbilisi Theological Seminary, attended higher education courses in Tbilisi. In 1925, Gordeziani studied at Vkhutemas (ВХУТЕМАС) in Moscow, and in 1928 he…

Mamia Malazonia’s works are outstanding for their versatility. He creates paintings and easel graphics, illustrations, and posters. He is also interested in set design for theatre, cinematography, animation, monumental-decorative and applied arts. “The Knight in the Panther’s Skin” illustrated by him deserves particular attention, each…

Alexander Shervashidze is a stage designer, artist, book illustrator and designer, art critic and public figure. On his father’s side, the grandson of the last prince of Abkhazia, Georgy Shervashidze, and on his mother’s side, he is French. In St. Petersburg – a participant in…

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