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Saturday, March 30, 2013

Giovanni Vepkhvadze - Georgian art


Vepkhvadze Giovanni was born on March, 13th, 1949 in Tbilisi, in a family of artist Alexey Vepkhvadze. In 1967 has entered Tbilisi’s State Academy of Arts on faculty of painting which has graduated in 1973. The thesis - "In art studio of Beka Opizari" was created under the direction of the known Georgian artist Koki Makharadze. In 1973 Giovanni has been enlisted in the Creative workshop of painting of Academy of Arts of the USSR under the direction of the National artist of the USSR Ucha Dzaparidze. In 1977 he has graduated from Academy of Arts with final work "Restoration of a Temple of Gelati". Since 1973 he has been taking active part, both on Republican, and at All-Union and international exhibitions. Since 1977 he has been a member of the Union of Artists of the USSR, and considers himself to this day. In Giovanni's creativity are presented different genres, such as landscapes, portraits, thematic pictures, still-lives, city landscapes. Since 1981 till 2007he has been teaching in Tbilisi’s Art School of J.Nikoladze. He has visited creative business trips in Germany and in Italy. His works are stored in many countries, such, as: Georgia, Russia, Germany, the USA, England, Armenia, France, Japan, Italy, Greece, Turkey, India, China etc.

Old Tbilisi (Georgia) by Giovanni Vepkhvadze





































The Artist With His Grandchildren

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