Please rotate your phone

Founder of realism in painting, courageous experimenter in photography

Artist: Gigo Gabashvili
Year: 1862-1936
Country: Georgia
Video Duration

Video duration: 03:43

Gigo Gabashvili is recognised as one of the founders of realism in Georgian painting. Soviet ideological dogmas and strict puritanism dominated the artistic environment of 1920-30-ies. However, Gigo Gabashvili, who was recognised and valued by the Soviet regime, using the photo media, turned his art studio into the platform for visual experiments saturated with erotism.

BackBack

Tbilisi Photography & Multimedia Museum

Stamba Hotel
14, M. Kostava St. Tbilisi 0108, Georgia
Office: +995 599 311 768
info@tpmm.ge

For Visitors

To support the emergency efforts to prevent Coronavirus cases the TPMM exhibition space and Mediatheque is temporarily closed to the public until further notice.

Terms and conditions

privacy-policy

Stay in touch