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Wednesday, July 30, 2008

ART: Collection Of Links To Artists From Georgia

Monday, July 28, 2008

The Knockout Artist


Old Budapest, Horanszky street 13

Sunday, July 27, 2008

Figuring It Out - Part 8 by Henri Art Magazine

a very worth reading

Saturday, July 26, 2008

Mithridrates VI-Daryal

mithridrates VI-daryal, originally uploaded by grijsz.

Mithridates escaping via Daryal Gorge
200x155cm, Oil,2008

Tskhneti 1993-2001 (photos by Lado Pochkhua)

Friday, July 25, 2008

no title map

no title map, originally uploaded by grijsz.

200x155cm, Hans, 2008

Thursday, July 24, 2008

A nice comment by Anonymous on Edward Winkleman's Art Blog

You find this comment between other interesting comments here:

"I am an artist and I am tired of spectacle.

I am fed up with 2 million plus dollars sculpture 'made' (by assistants, engineers, young artists) by persons with ex-modeling careers.

I am vaguely amused but oh so bored with pretty-boy nightingales with wide-open end-eyes and all that homosexual fucking into artstardom.

I am an artist with an MA and I am fed up of MAs and MFAs. I am bloody hell tired of meeting artists who have summarized their so-called statements to sound like cultural theorists.

I am absolutely horrified with artists with full time jobs who like secretaries know the language of how to write a good proposal that a critic-jury will approve.

I am most fed up with the utilitarian mindset that plagues us even deeper today it seems than ever.

I am tired of curators and their fingering masturbatory hand in all these...oh how they finger and finger the thing so that it may speak --and only speak-- precisely the distortions eminent in their own fastidious rhetoric.

I am no anti-intellectual but oh, how weary am I of artists who, listening incestous to curators rush about pretending art was some matter for sociology and the artist therefore, the sociologist-cultural-theorist.

I make art one may called visual but I know too visual art is and will never be near the power of poetry, the art of music nor even that of the novel. I know visual art is an industry brewed from a mesh of moneyed conceit being peddled by anxious-for-fame conceits.

Having said all these, I hereby DECLARE WAR ON ART.

I ask artists to say no to empty spectacle and sheer materialism;
I urge a move towards the romantic;
I urge a REFUSAL of our life as it is: GIVE UP your banal worries, your high-end rents apartments, your shallow living and expenses!
BE BOLD and have the courage to live by the spirit of art and ideas!

Make art, make it, make it towards great, meet with like-minds, stay up all night with madness and with the fever, drink wine, read voraciously, live simple!


anything to add ?

Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Avto Meskhi

Avto Meskhi, originally uploaded by grijsz.

painting, 2007

Here a is set with some more of Avto's abstract works:

Tuesday, July 22, 2008


niza-geburtstag2008 025-opt, originally uploaded by grijsz.


trouts, originally uploaded by grijsz.

Monday, July 14, 2008

Have some fun !

Lado Pochkhua "People and Architecture" (in process)

Wedding in Vienna

What should a Georgian painter living in Europe do in the summer?
Of course, he should go to the beautiful weddings of his friends.
But so as not to lose time, he should also do art.
Here is Lado Pochkhua's version of wedding photography as art.


rize-gagra-chai1400, originally uploaded by grijsz.



hans-by-nugzari, originally uploaded by grijsz.

drawing by Nugzari Natenadze


hansi-by-nugzari, originally uploaded by grijsz.

drawing by Nugzari Natenadze


niza+hansi-by-nugzari, originally uploaded by grijsz.

drawing by Nugzari Natenadze, Tbilisi


saskia-by-nugzari, originally uploaded by grijsz.

drawing by Nugzari Natenadze, Tbilisi


rizepkk, originally uploaded by grijsz.

60x40cm, Oil

Sunday, July 13, 2008


portrait-of-nugzari, originally uploaded by grijsz.

30x40 cm, Oil

Thursday, July 10, 2008


This is a blog I really like a lot:

Wednesday, July 9, 2008

New works by Konstantine Sulaberidze at Baia Gallery

kosto2, originally uploaded by grijsz.

kosto3, originally uploaded by grijsz.

kosto4, originally uploaded by grijsz.

kosto5, originally uploaded by grijsz.

kosto6, originally uploaded by grijsz.

kosto7, originally uploaded by grijsz.

Kosto Sulaberidze, Tbilisi, originally uploaded by grijsz.

Konstantin Sulaberidze, Tbilisi 2008 at his opening

All Paintings by Konstantin Sulaberidze, appr. 50x60 cm, Oil on Canvas

Saturday, July 5, 2008

Kote Sulaberidze at Baia Gallery

Kote Sulaberidze

Born 31.03.1968 Tbilisi

1985-1995 Tbilisi State Academy of Fine Art

Selected exhibitions

1991 “International Music Festival” Telavi, Georgia
1992 “Cultural Foundation of Georgia” Tbilisi, Georgia
1993 ”Tbilissi Gast Zu Koln” Gallery “K+K”, Koln, Germany
1994 “90s exhibition” Karvasla, Tbilisi, Georgia
1996 “Next to War”, Artist’s Central House , Moscow, Russia
1996 “Icon and Perception”, National Gallery, Tbilisi, Georgia (Catalogue)
1998 “Let’ s make things better” Karvasla, Tbilisi, Georgia
1999 “Affinity” (Project) Modern Art Gallery, Tbilisi Georgia
1999 “Stalin and Postmodern”, Karvasla, Tbilisi, Georgia
1999 “Big Atrophy” Project, “Old Gallery”, Tbilisi, Erevan, Moscow (Catalogue)
2000 “21 Painters in Paris” UNESCO, Paris, France, (Catalogue)
2000 “Border” International Festival, Magdeburg, Germany
2001 “Arc of Stability” Leningrad Blockade Museum, St Petersburg
2001 “Black and White” “New Art” Gallery, Tbilisi, Georgia
2003 “Transmission” Gallery “Priestor”, Bratislava, Slovakia, (Catalogue)
2003 “The Last East-Europian Show” Modern Art Museum, Belgrad, Yugoslavia (Catalogue)
2003 “International Festival of Digital Image” Prague
2004 “Information Box” (Project), Tbilisi State Academy of Fine Art, Tbilisi, Georgia
2004 23 Georgian Painters in London, Great Britain (Catalogue)
2004 Neo - Geo “Art Moscow” Gallery Gelman, MAF, Artist’s Central House , Moscow, Russia
2004 “Art-Caucasus” GTC, Tbilisi, Georgia (Catalogue)
2005 “Art-Caucasus” GTC, Tbilisi, Georgia (Catalogue)
2006 “International Art Festival” Azerbaijan, (Catalogue)
2007 “11 Georgian artists” Spectrum Gallery, London, Grate Britain (Catalogue)
2007 “Progressive Nostalgia” – Centro per L’arte contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato, Italy
2007 “Time of Storytellers” – Museum of contemporary art KIASMA, Helsinki, Finland (Catalogue)
2008 “Project of April” Silk State Museum, Tbilisi, Georgia

Rhododendron caucasicum Pall.

Rhododendron caucasicum Pall., originally uploaded by grijsz.

near Bakuriani, Tkhatskaro Pass, Georgia

more nice Wild Flowers here

Adjarian Khachapuri

adjarian-khachapuri, originally uploaded by grijsz.

Chatschapuri, Batumi

Friday, July 4, 2008

Fresco in Ubisi, Georgia,

ubisi1, originally uploaded by grijsz.

14th century

Tuesday, July 1, 2008

ART: New Works By Maka Batiashvili

Maka Batiashvili is back from her peronal exhibition in London. And now she has got some new drawings. Her new paintings are more huge than in ealier times ...

Painting, 100x80cm, 2008, oil on canvas - by Maka Batiashvili

Painting, 80x70cm, 2008, oil on canvas - by Maka Batiashvili

Painting, 60x80cm, 2007, oil on canvas - by Maka Batiashvili

Diashow (including her new drawings and paintings) >>>

Black Angel