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UK’s Royal Academy of Arts display to feature works by Levan Songulashvili

  Works by contemporary artist Levan Songulashvili will be part of a fresh display opening at London’s Royal Academy of Arts ahead of the venue’s 250th anniversary. Songulashvili’s drawings of American rock legend Iggy Pop will be exhibited within the display From Life, set to “present contemporary work in diverse media.” “[T]his special exhibition project takes an inquisitive…

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THE JELLYFISH FROM THE STYX SHORE – AMARTA MAGAZINE

AMARTA Magazine  2017 Summer WHITE Issue THE JELLYFISH FROM THE STYX SHORE – Levan Songulashvili Text by art critic David Andriadze Photography by Zaqaria Ch   Levan Songulashvili is a “Black-and-White” thinking contemporary artist who has studied overseas and is a very serious-minded, purposeful and also well-organized unlike lots of other artists of his generation. The…

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Levan Songulashvili in the art world

On October 11, the painting of Georgian artist Levan Songulashvili, ‘The portrait’ (2016) was exhibited and sold at Sotheby’s auction house in New York. It was one of the prestigious Take Home a Nude art auction held at Sotheby’s in NY. This is the third year that Levan Songulashvili’s artworks have been at the center of…

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INSIDE THE SKIN I LIVE IN – Levan Songulashvili / METAL Magazine

  Levan Songulashvili is a New York based, Georgian visual artist, whose works are held in public and private collections worldwide and have been exhibited and sold in numerous venues across the US and Europe, including Saatchi Gallery, Sotheby’s and Brooklyn Museum. Having graduated from Tbilisi State Academy of Arts Levan was granted several scholarships…

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Artist Levan Songulashvili’s work selected for annual New York display

The latest work by Georgian artist Levan Songulashvili will be among the select exhibits of New York’s annual Black & White National Juried Art Exhibition held by Brooklyn’s largest artist-run organisation later this month. Songulashvili’s work Portrait, from the project THE STYX, has been picked among 110 pieces for the July 29 display aiming to explore…

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Georgian artist’s works join Picasso, Van Gogh at Brooklyn Museum

Georgian artist Levan Songulashvili’s works are now a part of Brooklyn Museum’s famous collection, including works by world famous artists.  Levan’s works had been exhibited at the Brooklyn Museum for eight months and the management made the decision to permanently keep them.  Songulashvili is the first Georgian artist, whose works are preserved at the mentioned…

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Artist Levan Songulashvili selected for famed New York museum collection

  Levan Songulashvili has become the first Georgian artist whose works have been selected for the permanent collection of the New York’s Brooklyn Museum, with drawings by the young creator now part of the famed venue’s rich artwork collection. Four works created by Songulashvili during a 2016 project for portraying American rock legend Iggy Pop were…

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Iggy Pop by Levan Songulashvili in The New York Times, Brooklyn Museum Collection

On November 3, 2016, The New York Times published Iggy Pop portraits by Levan Songulashvili from the Brooklyn Museum collection. ◈ Take a look at two of Levan’s works on The New York Times   The American legend and pioneer of rock music was a model and subject of a unique performative project “Iggy Pop Life…

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Levan Songulashvili – Georgian discovery of world art

25-year-old Georgian artist Levan Songulashvili has already gained fame thanks to his works. On October 24, at New York’s Sotheby’s Auction House, where Levan’s ‘Nun’, painted in 2012, was selected among the works by the world’s best artists, and was sold very quickly to an American collector, who was the luckiest among dozens of others…

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Levan Songulashvili’s “The Nun” sold at Take Home a Nude auction at Sotheby’s, NY

25-year-old Georgian artist Levan Songulashvili’s work was sold at Sotheby’s auction. The painting called ‘The Nun’ was purchased by a collector from New York, but it is still unknown what amount of money he paid. The auction of New York Art Academy called Take Home a Nude took place at Sotheby’s auction house on October…

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Creative artist Levan Songulashvili displays piece at the prestigious Booth Gallery in New York City

Levan Songulashvili, Odd Nerdrum and 13 international artists will host the “Fourth Wall” exhibition opening on August 13 at the prestigious Booth Gallery in New York City. A New York art gallery known for hosting some of the most established artists in the city will display a piece by Georgian artist Levan Songulashvili within a…

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Top London fair shines spotlight on two Georgian artists

Creative pieces by Levan Songulashvili have been selected for display alongside 1,000 other works by artists from 30 countries at a prestigious contemporary art fair in London, United Kingdom. From next week, Songulashvili’s creations will be displayed in a presentation by Tbilisi-based TNN Art Gallery at the annual Art16 fair exhibition. This year the event,…

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Georgian artist Levan Songulashvili shines at Tribeca Ball in NY

Works of art created by Georgian visual artist Levan Songulashvili went on display at the annual Tribeca Ball 2016, hosted at the prestigious New York Academy of Art in the United States (US) this week. His creations were part of a display of student pieces at the celebrated venue on Monday. A number of original…

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Iggy Pop Life Class – 24-year-old artist, for whom the live rock legend posed nude

Following his The Jellyfish, sold at Take Home a Nude at Sotheby’s, Levan Songulashvili’s name is once again in the highlight of world art media. This time, he was among 21 artists, selected for the special art project on competition basis, organized by the Brooklyn Museum and conceived by artist Jeremy Deller. As Jeremy explained,…

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The New Inspiration on Art People Gallery – Levan Songulashvili

For over 14 years, ArtPeople Gallery has been proud to represent talented artists from around the world. ArtPeople brings you the best new artists, undiscovered masters and fresh talents. They select the best images for the Daily Inspiration on Artpeople. Picasso: “Are we paint what’s on the face, what’s inside the face, or what’s behind…

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Indigo Magazine: The Jellyfish in Manhattan

The Indigo magazine, edition N4, January 2016 (page 38-47) Art critic, Khatuna Khabuliani’s interview with Levan Songulashvili Levan Songulashvili is a young artist. Levan holds a Bachelor of Arts (BA) from the Tbilisi Academy of Arts and is studying in NYC now. Shortly, he will take up the position of an assistant at Jeff Koons’s…

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The Best Georgian Artist Of The Year 2015

Levan Songulashvili in the Public Broadcaster’s “The Best of the Year” award nomination – “The Most Important Event/Artist of the Year in Visual Arts”.  

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Kviris Palitra Magazine: “I made “jellyfish” back in my native country, did not I?!”

  I made “jellyfish” back in my native country, did not I?!” – a 23-years-old Georgian artist whose work will be exposed on Take Home a Nude at Sotheby’s NYC “The reality is certain, the ideas and potential being of importance for our country are realized abroad; our capabilities mostly come to life far from…

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Georgian Journal: Young Georgian Maestro sets about conquering the world with his brush

“I have very far-reaching goals” – Young Georgian Maestro sets about conquering the world with his brush This man has been a hot topic in Georgia for several weeks now. The young artist whose work caused a great deal of inspiration and was successfully sold at a Sotheby’s auction has already become a mini-celebrity of…