Maelstrom: Franz Mark, German Expressionism and Modernism in Georgia

Date: 03 June 2015 – 17 June 2015

Museum: The National Gallery

Georgian National Museum Dimitri Shevardnadze National Gallery invites you at the opening of the exhibition "Maelstrom: Franz Mark, German Expressionism and Modernism in Georgia". Opening event will take place on June 3, 2015 at 6 pm.

(Multidisciplinary Research Within the Exhibition Environment)

As a basis for the idea of exhibition a small-size book published in Tiflisi in 1926 was taken, representing a collection of Grigol Robakidze's early dramas. A basis for the cover design of the book is Franz Marc's famous canvas "Tiger." At the exhibition the artifacts created by Irakli Gamrekeli, Kirill Zdanevich, Lado Gudiashvili, David Kakabadze, Elene Akhvlediani, and other artists tell us about the united strong wave of theater and cinema, literature and art created by the epoch of Modernism. It left a significant mark in Georgian art and culture. It finds one of the distant sources in German Expressionism.

Within the exhibition there will be held the following activities: 
On June 5 at 5 pm. - Ketevan Kintsurashvili report on the exhibition.
On June 13 at 3 pm. - Workshop "Franz Marc - animal" (for children 8-13 yrs.).

The author and curator: Ketevan Kintsurashvili.

The exhibition will last until June 17, 2015.

Address: Dimitri Shevardnadze National Gallery, 11 Shota Rustaveli Avenue.