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WIDOWCRANKY – The Styx Jellyfish by Levan Songulashvili

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WIDOWCRANKY Jellyfish are odd aren’t they. Some teeny tiny like the Irukandi jellyfish, some glow in the dark and some are just outright mean like the Portuguese man o war. Jellyfish don’t have brains as such, they have nerve nets, which sense environmental changes and coordinate their responses. There is a wealth of things I could tell you about jellyfish. Songulashvili has combined them with the river Styx to produce… Read More »WIDOWCRANKY – The Styx Jellyfish by Levan Songulashvili

Levan Songulashvili wins People’s Choice for artwork at NY National Art Show

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Levan Songulashvili was honoured at the New York’s annual Black & White National Juried Art Exhibition with a People’s Choice award for his work. Songulashvili’s piece The Styx Portrait was picked for the prize with a popular vote. The artwork was recognized following a voting involving invited artists, art critics and members of the organising Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition (BWAC) art society. The oil and acrylic work, from Songulashvili’s project THE… Read More »Levan Songulashvili wins People’s Choice for artwork at NY National Art Show

METAL Magazine – INSIDE THE SKIN I LIVE IN Levan Songulashvili

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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 to continue his Master studies at New York Academy of Art. The critics and world-known artists… Read More »METAL Magazine – INSIDE THE SKIN I LIVE IN Levan Songulashvili

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

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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 the sense of human perception and survival. “Black and white is where we register… Read More »Artist Levan Songulashvili’s work selected for annual New York display

Levan Songulashvili selected for famed New York museum collection

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Levan Songulashvili has become the first Georgian artist whose works have been selected for the permanent collection of the New York’s Brooklyn Museum. Four works created by Songulashvili during a 2016 project for portraying American rock legend Iggy Pop were picked by curators of the venue, one of the oldest and largest art museums in the United States. The decision means drawings by the Georgian artist are now part of… Read More »Levan Songulashvili selected for famed New York museum collection

RUSTAVI2 – Levan Songulashvili in the Brooklyn Museum

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The American legend and pioneer of rock music was a model and subject of the performative project – “Iggy Pop Life Class”. Levan Songulashvili created four drawings on February 21, 2016, during a one-day life drawing class, where Pop was an unexpected nude model. Iggy Pop – drawing | Iggy Pop – sketch

The New York Times – Iggy Pop by Levan Songulashvili

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On November 3, 2016, The New York Times published Iggy Pop portraits by Levan Songulashvili from the Brooklyn Museum collection: Iggy Pop – drawing by Levan Songulashvili | Iggy Pop – sketch by Levan Songulashvili. The American legend and pioneer of rock music was a model and subject of a unique performative project “Iggy Pop Life Class”, organized by the Brooklyn Museum and conceived by Turner Prize winning artist Jeremy Deller. The 21 participant artists were… Read More »The New York Times – Iggy Pop by Levan Songulashvili

Levan Songulashvili – Georgian discovery of world art

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25-year-old Georgian artist Levan Songulashvili has already gained fame thanks to his works.On October 24, at Take Home a Nude auction which held at Sotheby’s Auction House where Levan’s ‘The Nun (Dunte)’, painted in 2012, was selected among the works by the world’s leading contemporary artists, and was sold to an American art collector, who was the luckiest among dozens of others who wanted to buy Levan’s work. Last year, at… Read More »Levan Songulashvili – Georgian discovery of world art

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

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25-year-old Georgian artist Levan Songulashvili’s work was sold at the Take Home a Nude auction held at Sotheby’s, NYC.The painting called ‘The Nun’ was purchased by a collector from New York. The auction of New York Art Academy called Take Home a Nude took place at Sotheby’s auction house on October 24 and was attended by famous Hollywood stars, including Brook Shields and Naomi Watts. Songulashvili’s painting, created in 2012,… Read More »Levan Songulashvili’s “The Nun” sold at Take Home a Nude auction at Sotheby’s

The Nun by Levan Songulashvili will be exhibited at Take Home a Nude, Sotheby’s

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New York-based Georgian artist Levan Songulashvili will feature in an upcoming auction in New York that will benefit the city’s Academy of Art. Songulashvili’s 2012 artwork The Nun was selected to be displayed at Sotheby’s Auction venue on October 24 by organizers of the 2016 Take Home a Nude event, which will bring together art enthusiasts and creators from all over the world. This year’s Take Home a Nude auction will be the… Read More »The Nun by Levan Songulashvili will be exhibited at Take Home a Nude, Sotheby’s