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TAMARA KVESITADZE | Biography
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Born 1968 in Tbilisi, Georgia

Lives and works in Tbilisi, Georgia


Education


1985-1990

Studied at the Architectural Department of the Tbilisi Technical University, Tbilisi, Georgia


1990

MA in Architecture


Selected solo exhibitions


2018

Any Direction II, Galerie Kornfeld, Berlin, Germany


2017

Follow Georgia, 25th Anniversary, 1992–2017, United Nations, WIPO, World

Intellectual Property Organisation, organised by the National Intellectual Property Center of Georgia, Geneva, Switzerland


2016

Dramatic Flesh (with Rodolfo Villaplana, D Contemporary, London, England

Any Direction, Galerie Kornfeld, Berlin, Germany


2013

Red, Galerie Kornfeld, Berlin, Germany

Atelier Visconti, Paris, France


2011

54th International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia, Georgian Pavillon, Venice, Italy

Galerie Orem, Paris, France

Effigies showroom, Paris, France


2009

Holster Projects, London, England


2005

Gallery TMS, Tbilisi, Georgia


2001

N Gallery, Tbilisi, Georgia


2000

Gallery Chardin, Tbilisi, Georgia


1999

Gallery Chardin, Tbilisi, Georgia


Selected group exhibitions


2020

Curated exhibition by Tamara Kvesitadze, Saatchi Gallery, London, England


2019

ART021 Shanghai contemporary art fair with Galerie Kornfeld Berlin, Shanghai, China


2018

Lebensguss | Marc Krepp, Galerie Kornfeld and 68projects, Berlin, Germany

The King is Female, Kunstverein Iserlohn, Villa Wessel, Germany

Farbenspiele, Ministerium der Finanzen Potsdam, Germany

Art Genève, Geneva, Switzerland with Erti Gallery, Tbilisi, Georgia

A Group Show with Georgian Artists, Saatchi Gallery, London, England


2017

Cosmoscow, Moscow, Russia with Erti Gallery, Tbilisi, Georgia

Supper Club, Galerie Kornfeld, Berlin, Germany

The Devil Inside Me, Public House of Art, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

VOLTA NY, Galerie Kornfeld, New York, USA


2016

Someplace Else Right Now, Utility Muffin Research Kitchen in Los Angeles, USA

Art16London, Galerie Kornfeld, London, UK


2015

Paper Plains, Galerie Kornfeld, Berlin, Germany

Art International Istanbul, Galerie Kornfeld, Istanbul, Turkey

Group exhibition with kinetic dolls, Writer's House of Georgia, Tbilisi, Georgia


2014

At the Crossroads II: Contemporary Art from Istanbul to Kabul, Sotheby's London, England

2013

At the Crossroads: Contemporary Art from the Caucasus and Central Asia, Sotheby's London, England


2012

Art Saint Germain des Près, Gallery Atelier Visconti, Paris, France


2007

52nd International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia, Georgian Pavillon, Venice, Italy

OPEN 10, Lido, Venice, Italy

2003

Installation, N Gallery, Art Cologne 2003, Cologne, Germany


2001

Thomas Boland Gallery, Jacob Javits Center, New York, USA


2000

CFM Gallery, New York, USA


1999

Thomas Boland Gallery, Jacob Javits Center, New York, USA


1998

2 Dagen, International Centrum Poppenkunst, Goes, The Netherlands


1997

Multimedia Sculpture, CFM Gallery, New York, USA

Art Against AIDS, Stricoff Fine Art Gallery, New York, USA


1996

Transformation, CFM Gallery, New York, USA


Artworks in public spaces


2019

Sigh, 18,5 m tall kinetic outdoor sculpture, Wuxi, China

Man and Woman, 8,5 m tall kinetic outdoor sculpture, Nh Trang, Vietnam

2018

Any Direction, Centre Republic Multifunctionla Centre, Tbilisi, Georgia

The Tsinandali Estate, A Radisson Collection Hotel, designed by Tamara Kvesitadze and world-renowned industrial designer Ingo Maurer, Kacheti, Georgia

2013

Man and Woman, 3 m tall kinetic outdoor sculpture, Chinshea Museum, Chinshea, China


2012

Hours, Marjanishvili Street, Tbilisi, Georgia

TBC Clocks, outdoor sculptures, project with TBC bank, Tbilisi, Georgia


2011

Rotation, Khimshiashvili Avenue, Batumi, Georgia

Man and Woman, 2 m tall kinetic outdoor sculpture, Four Seasons Hotel, Terre Blanche, France


2010

Man and Woman, 9 m tall sculpture in the harbor of Batumi, Georgia

Kinetic Chandelier, Chinshea Museum, Chinshea, China


Collections


The Tia Collection, USA

The Chinshea Museum, China

City of Tibilisi, Georgia

City of Batumi, Georgia

Caroline and Michael Haas

Jean Todt

Joana Schliemann

Olga Addison

Dabing Chen and others


Publications


2019

Online radio feature  for BBC, In the Studio Programme. Interview by Natalia Golysheva following the story of Sigh, a large moving sculptural piece by the artist, due to be installed in Wuxi city, China October 2019

100 Sculptures of tomorrow, by Kurt Beers, Director of Beers London, and published by Thames & Hudson


2018

The King is Female, Rusudan Khizanishvili, Tamara Kvesitadze, Natela Grigalashvili Drei Künstlerinnern aus Georgien, ed.: Alfred Kornfeld, Wienand Verlag, Köln written by curator Nina Mdavani and published for the international book fair in Wienland Verlag. The corresponding art exhibition was located at Kunstverein Iserlohn, Villa Wessel in Germany

Google Arts & Culture: Artist Tamara Kvesitadze’s work showcased on Google Arts and Culture, Agenda.ge


2013

Tamara Kvesitadze, ed.: Galerie Kornfeld, Berlin


2011

TamaraStudio, 54. Esposizione Internazionale d'Arte, Partezipazioni nazionali , book published on the occasion of the solo presentation of Tamara Kvesitadze at the Georgian Pavillon at the 54th International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia, Maretti Editore


Theatre


2017

Cherry Orchard, costumes and set design with David Doiashvili, National Theatre of Bucharest, Romania


2011

Keto and Kote, costumes and set design for a musical, with David Doiashvili, Tbilisi, Georgia


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