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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 […]

Keteval Sokolova-Qurdiani (Family Archive)

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 […]

Lin portrait, courtesy Maya Lin Studio

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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