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Georgian artist Merab Abramishvili

Black leopard, Painting by Merab Abramishvili, Georgian artist

Black leopard, painting by Merab Abramishvili, Georgian artist

Georgian artist Merab Abramishvili (1957 – 2006). Unfortunatelly there’s not much information about a great Georgian artist Merab Abramishvili, who was born in Tbilisi, Georgia in 1957. Merab graduated from Tbilisi State Academy of Art, Georgia, Department of drawing. His stunning and unique paintings are kept in National Museum of Art, Tbilisi, National Gallery of Art, Tbilisi, Ludwig Museum, Keln. Private collections – Finland, USA. The artist died in 2006

Paradise. Painting by Merab Abramishvili, Georgian artist

Paradise. painting by Merab Abramishvili, Georgian artist

He was an outstanding and original artist. Merab Guramovich Abramishvili himself felt that his painting is distinguished from all standards of painting. In his youth Merab did not sign his work and was not looking for world recognition

Paradise. Painting by Merab Abramishvili, Georgian artist

Paradise. Painting by Merab Abramishvili, Georgian artist

In his youth, Merab took part in a scientific expedition organized to explore the frescoes temple Ateni Sion (the Church of the Assumption of the Virgin in the village Ateni, near the town of Gori in Georgia, built in the VII century). This expedition was headed by the father of Merab, Guram Abramishvili, art critic and PhD. Expedition strongly influenced the formation of his personality. “For me Ateni is the primary source. Here, I got energy, and I paint almost all day and night.” – said the artist. He began to paint copies of frescos of Ateni Sion church and continued this work for many years

Piano. Painting by Merab Abramishvili, Georgian artist 8

Piano. Painting by Merab Abramishvili, Georgian artist

Merab Abramishvili painted on the board, primed with gesso, tempera paints creating a certain blurring of lines. At the end, the surface is coated with egg yolk. Thus, the work done with the help of this complex and time-consuming method, creates an impression of medieval frescoes. In the artist’s works occupy an important place a religious theme – is a theme to which the artist repeatedly returns during his life. Merab Abramishvili said: “My paintings are stories of peace in this world”

Shah Abbas. Painting by Georgian artist Merab Abramishvili

Shah Abbas. Painting by Merab Abramishvili, Georgian artist

St. George. Painting by Georgian artist Merab Abramishvili

St. George. Painting by Georgian artist Merab Abramishvili

Sunflower. Painting by Georgian artist Merab Abramishvili

Sunflower. Painting by Merab Abramishvili, Georgian artist

The Last Super. Georgian artist Merab Abramishvili

The Last Super. Painting by Georgian artist Merab Abramishvili

Tiger. Painting by Merab Abramishvili, Georgian artist

Tiger. Painting by Merab Abramishvili, Georgian artist

Tree. Painting by Merab Abramishvili, Georgian artist

Painting by Merab Abramishvili

Jerusalem. Painting by Merab Abramishvili, Georgian artist

Jerusalem. Painting by Merab Abramishvili, Georgian artist

Kiss of Judas. Painting by Georgian artist Merab Abramishvili

Kiss of Judas. Painting by Merab Abramishvili, Georgian artist

Leopard

Painting by Merab Abramishvili

Dancer. Painting by Georgian artist Merab Abramishvili

Dancer. Painting by Merab Abramishvili, Georgian artist

Entering Jerusalem. Painting by Georgian artist Merab Abramishvili 3

Entering Jerusalem. Painting by Merab Abramishvili, Georgian artist

Flower. Painting by Georgian artist Merab Abramishvili

Flower. Painting by Merab Abramishvili, Georgian artist

Garden of Gethsemane. Painting by Georgian artist Merab Abramishvili

Garden of Gethsemane. Painting by Merab Abramishvili, Georgian artist

Georgian artist Merab Abramishvili

Georgian artist Merab Abramishvili

Painting by Merab Abramishvili

Painting by Merab Abramishvili

Painting by Merab Abramishvili

Painting by Merab Abramishvili

Painting by Merab Abramishvili

Painting by Merab Abramishvili

Painting by Merab Abramishvili

Painting by Merab Abramishvili

Painting by Merab Abramishvili

Painting by Merab Abramishvili

Painting by Merab Abramishvili

Painting by Merab Abramishvili

Painting by Merab Abramishvili

Painting by Merab Abramishvili

Painting by Merab Abramishvili

Painting by Merab Abramishvili

Painting by Merab Abramishvili

Painting by Merab Abramishvili

Painting by Merab Abramishvili

Painting by Merab Abramishvili

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