About Art – Paintings by Elene Akhvlediani

Elene Akhvlediani (Georgian: ელენე ახვლედიანი) (1898–1975) was a 20th century Georgian painter, graphic artist, costume designer and theater decorator. She is particularly known for her beautiful depictions of Georgian towns. Her studio in Tbilisi is now a museum (12, Kiacheli str., 0108, Tbilisi) exhibiting her landscape paintings, graphics, and set design works of different periods. … Continue reading

About Art – “Statue of Love” in Batumi

A 7 meter steel sculpture of a man and a woman stands on the seashore boulevard of Batumi (Georgian: ბათუმი) on the Black Sea coast of Georgia. Created by Georgian artist Tamar Kvesitadze (Georgian: თამარ კვესიტაძე), the figures move toward each other and merge into one piece every 10 minutes. The Statue of Love sculpture (Georgian: სიყვარულის ქანდაკება) is inspired by the … Continue reading