FASANENSTRASSE 26
10719 BERLIN
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FASANENSTRASSE 26, 10719 BERLIN
Natela Iankoshvili | Biography
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1918
Born in Gurjaani in Georgia

EDUCATION

1937–43
Studied at Tbilisi State Academy of Art, Faculty of Fine Art

Since 1947 became a member of the Union of Artist’s
Regularly takes part in exhibitions in the Republic of Georgia, in the USSR and in a number of countries abroad

EXHIBITIONS

1960
Personal exhibition with 250 paintings and graphic works in the State Picture Gallery of Georgia in Tbilisi
first personal exhibition of a female artist at this museum Visits Mexico, Italy, Holland and Cuba. Creates a series of Cuban graphics

1961
Personal exhibition with 100 works from the graphic series “Cuba”, “Mexico” and “Svaneti” in the House of Art Workers in Tbilisi

1963
Personal exhibition with works from the graphic series “Cuba” at the foyer of the Rustaveli State Theatre in Tbilisi

1970
Personal exhibition at the State Picture Gallery in Tbilisi Travels to Italy (Sicily, Rome and Naples) and Paris

1972
Personal exhibition with works from the graphic series “Cuba” and “Mexico” at the Society for Friendship and Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries in Tbilisi

1973
Personal exhibition with paintings and graphic works, House of the Theatrical Workers of Georgia in Tbilisi

1974
Takes part in group exhibitions organized in Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia

1975
Takes part in exhibitions in Georgia, Transcaucasia and USSR as well as in exhibitions in several cities in Italy

1976
Takes part in exhibitions arranged in Sweden, Belgium and the USSR as well as in the Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow becomes People’s Artist of Georgia

1977
Takes part in an exhibition arranged in Paris, devoted to “Sixty Years of Soviet Representational Art”

1979
Takes part in an exhibition arranged in Tbilisi, devoted to the Plenum of the Artist’s Union of the USSR

1980
Takes part in the Republican Exhibition in Tbilisi

1981
Takes part in an exhibition devoted to Georgian painting in Leningrad

1982
Personal exhibition at the Central House of Art Workers in Moscow takes part in an exhibition devoted to the X. congress of the Artist’s Union of the USSR, Moscow takes part in an exhibition devoted to the “Days of Georgian SSR” in Moscow

1987
Personal exhibition at the House of Literature in Moscow

1995
Shota Rustaveli Prize Laureate

1996
Receives the Georgia Medal of Honor

2000
Foundation of the Natela Iankoshvili Museum in Tbilisi; the artist dedicates her art to the Georgian people and wills the artist’s estate to the Natela Iankoshvili Museum and so to the people of Georgia

2002
The artist is made an honorary citizen of Tbilisi

2003
The artist is conferred the rank of the “Best Woman of 2003” by the American Institute of Biographies “Who is Who”

2007
Natela Iankoshvili dies

2012
First solo exhibition in Germany at Galerie Kornfeld, Berlin

2017
Solo show at Art Brussels, Rediscovery Section, Galerie Kornfeld

2018
Solo show at the Moma, the Museum of Modern Art in Tbilisi, Georgia

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