KUTAISSI-GEÒRGIA, 1969 Irakli Chogovadze

He reflects in his works the popular iconography of his people and his people, represented basically by static and resigned figures who travel through time and space on large barges and migrate in caravans in search of a better world.

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The origin of the artist gives us the key to his characteristic style, where oriental influences (faces that refer us to the Byzantine icons) are mixed with Western ones.

BIOGRAPHY

He was born in Kutaissi (Georgia), on July 1, 1969. As a child he started in the world of painting with his family, where there is, and has been, a long tradition of characters linked to the world of painting. art. When he was ten, he entered the Kutaissi art school.

Between 1990 and 1995 he studied at the art academy in Tbilisi (Georgia) where, after completing his studies, he worked as a teacher of drawing and painting. In 1998 he moved to Spain, establishing his residence in Barcelona.

He has made exhibitions in renowned art galleries in Barcelona, ​​Girona, Valencia, Paris, Tbilisi, Kutaissi …

Irakli reflects in his works the popular iconography of his people and his people, represented basically by static and resigned figures who travel through time and space on large barges and migrate in caravans in search of a better world.

In this way, the origin of the artist gives us the key to his characteristic style, where Eastern influences (faces that refer us to Byzantine icons) are mixed with Western influences. Contemplating his work is to enter a dream world where we find a series of animals (birds, fish, giraffes …) and objects (wagon wheels, vases, funnels …) very recurrent in his paintings, but above all, the looks are a constant in his work; melancholy looks with a great hypnotizing force that make us immerse in their world.

Available works

THE DREAMERS

Oil/canvas 80×60 cm

THE RED TREE

Oil/canvas 73×130 cm

THE MUSE

Oil/canvas 50×22 cm

THE MUSICIANS

Oil/canvas 27,5×98 cm

BLACK COMPOSITION

Oil/canvas 60×81 cm

Exhibitions

IRAKLI CHOGOVADZE

“ORIENT MUSES”
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