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Shirin Abedinirad From Contemporary art Scene of Iran

Shirin Abedinirad is an Iranian female artist and mostly creates installations. Her very popular work is called Mirrored Ziggurat. It rested in Sydney, Australia as a part of Art Festival. Sheis fascinated bystitching the sky to the ground to create unusual optical illusions. From her statement about the piece: ‘In this installation I have been […]

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Architecture, As a Metaphor In Movies

  Since 70’s, XX century architecture is trying to get rid of the regulations established by the modernist paradigms and is seeking inspiration in painting, music, sculpture and other art fields. Composite structure of Cubist paintings, literary fragments of Heraclitus, Bach Preludes are inspiring architectural projects, however this heightened interest in the arts and other […]

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ROOMS – Design For Inspiration

  Friendship, made while studying at Tbilisi State Academy of Arts, took heroes of this article to international industry of product design. NataJanberidze and KetiToloraia are founders of Interior and Product Design Company Rooms. They were born in Tbilisi, 1981 and after graduating Academy of Arts in 2003, they founded the studio “Rooms”.At first they […]

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Alexander Kartveli – Aircraft Engineer And Design Genius

  “It is possible with reasonable advancement of our knowledge to go beyond the moon to Venus and Mars. Provided we retain enthusiasm, enterprise and daring.”-  Alexander Kartveli , 1958. On November 17th, Simon Janashia Museum of Georgia hosted an exhibition entirely dedicated to the biggest aircraft engineer, Alexander Kartveli. The exhibition presented life and works of the […]

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Ceramics by Lia Bagrationi

Lia Bagrationi is the famous Georgian ceramic artist, who has very impressive career. She calls herself a “Clay Artist”. Lia was born on September 5th 1957. She became ceramics student at Tbilisi State Academy of Arts, which she successfully graduated in year 1980. Nowadays she’s associate professor at the Tbilisi State Academy of Arts, also […]

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Eter Tchkadua With Her Georgian Symbolism and Frank Realism

  Eter Chkadua was 5 years old when she discovered, she had talent for painting and after finishing school, in year 1981 she started at Tbilisi State Academy of Arts to study her dream profession. It is still Soviet times in Georgia and free thinking in art doesn’t have a large scope. It’s hard to […]

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CO.MODE Interior by Lizka Zautashvili

Interior: Lizka Zautashvili Photo: Nato Bagrationi Location: Georgia, Tbilisi, Abashidze str. 14   Yet another interesting space has been opened in Tbilisi, which will be appreciated by the architects and interior designers, and by the lovers of fashion and tasteful clothing. The renovated CO.MODE was decorated by the young artist Lizka Zautashvili. Here you can […]

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Construction of Steven Holl Architect’s “Copenhagen Gate” will start in 2016

  Construction of Steven Holl Architects’ Copenhagen Gate is about to start in the nearest future. This project will enrich the city skyline with two iconic towers, which will definitely have an influence on further development of Copenhagen. These buildings create an expression of movement themselves and create an angle towards each other. The main […]

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Eileen Gray – Designer With a Strong Attitude

‘To create, one must first call everything into question’  – Eileen Gray   Eileen Gray is archietct and a designer from Ireland. Her father was a painter, he was the one who encouraged her to become an artist. Mother was from an aristocratic family; after divorcing her husband, Baroness Gray changed her children’s surname to Gray. […]

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Yayoi Kusama – Modern Alice in Wonderland

    ‘I, Kusama, am the modern Alice in Wonderland.’- Yayoi Kusama   Yayoi Kusama is a Japanese artist and writer. During her career she worked in various fields, being it drawing, collage, sculpture, installations and so on. In her works can be seen her interest in psychedelic colors. She can be considered as a […]

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“Saakashvili didn’t need interesting architects to design the New Georgia”

  Mikheil Saakashvili, the Georgian politician who currently serves as the governor of the Ukrainian city of Odessa, was paid a rare honor a couple of years ago. He was, to my knowledge, the only world leader to be specifically mentioned on the cover of an architectural magazine, an honour that he probably appreciated when […]

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Tom Dixon – The Most Important Designer Of Modernity

  “If I had not been a designer, I would be a civil engineer, as inventing, planning and marketing for me are more interesting than actual design.”- Tom Dixon   Tom Dixon is a self-taught designer. He is currently the Creative Director of the brand ‘Tom Dixon’ specialising in Lighting, Furniture and Accessories.He is author […]

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Ketevan Sokolova-Qurdiani – First Georgian Architect Woman

  Ketevan Sokolova – Qurdiani was born on January 15th, 1905 in Tbilisi. She’s the first Georgian female architect, who was socially active till the end of her life. Ketevan’s father, Nikoloz Sokolov was a lawyer and her mother, Mariam Porakishvili – an artist, painter. Most likely, it was her mother, from whom architect inherited […]

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Maya Lin – Architect, Sculptor, Landscape Bird

  Maya Lin is an American architect, but she prefers being called designer rather than architect; she’s known for her works in sculpture and landscape art.                                                           […]

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Tamar Maglaperidze Untitled

The talk with Tamar Maglaperidze has been started from the present day and moved slowly back onto the time scale. The latest work, which is still in process is very emotional and expressive. It illustrates the artist’s mood, though she is not displayed on the canvas herself. The previous period art works are much calmer, […]

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