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Lecture and discussion on art in Georgia around 1900

in German
Niko Pirosmani
In her lecture, art historian Prof. Nino Tchogoshvili will be painting a vivid picture of living conditions in Pirosmani’s day and looking at how they may have influenced his works. Afterwards, art historian Irine Jorjadze will be talking with Daniel Baumann, guest curator of the exhibition, about the development and significance of Georgian modernism, the artist Niko Pirosmani and the reception of his works.

In collaboration with Elene Chechelashvili and the Georgische Kulturplattform association, Zurich.
The lecture will be held in German.

Admission to the museum is included in the ticket.
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Museum details

Baselstrasse 101
+41 61 645 97 00
Free entry with the Museums-PASS-Musées
On 01 Nov 2023
Wednesday: 18:30-19:30

47.587114, 7.650828

Niko Pirosmani Giraffe Öl auf Wachstuch, 137,4 x 111,7 cm, Georgian National Museum © Infinitart Foundation Foto: Roberto Bigano
Niko Pirosmani

Georgian artist Niko Pirosmani (1862–1918) is a legend: (for now) unknown to many, he is almost fanatically revered by others. As the exhibition will show, Pirosmani was an outstanding exponent of ...