Monday, 21 May 2012

Lado Gudiashvili

         With Elene Akhvlediani (Painter) in Paris

Lado Gudiashvili (1896-1980)was Georgian Painter.He was born in Tbilisi into a family of a railroad employee. He studied in the Tbilisi school of sculpture and fine art , and later in Ronson's private academy in Paris (1919-1926).For a while, Gudiashvili belonged to a group of Georgian poets called "The Blue Horns".In Paris, he was a constant customer of the famous "La Ruche," a colony of painters where he met I. Zuloaga, Amedeo Modigliani, Natalia Goncharova, and Mikhail Larionov. Gudiashvili also worked as a monumentalist, painting anew the Kashveti church in Tbilisi in 1946.Lado Gudiashvili worked also as a book illustrator, cinema and theater decorator. He died on July 20, 1980 in Tbilisi.

    Ida Rubinstein (Russian Ballerina) By Gudiashvili

    Amadeo Modigliani By Gudiashvili (Cafe Rotonda)

             Gudiashvili With Graf Oto von Rubin

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