AMARTA Magazine Summer 2018 IssueLevan Songulashvili in a collaboration withIssey Miyake ss18 Photographed by Yuriko TakagiParticipating dancers of Sukhishvili Georgian National Ballet
The STYX is a multimedia project that combines large-scale oil and acrylic paintings, ink drawings, video-sculpture and installation of Levan Songulashvili who, in recent years, has joined the grand list of artists choosing to reflect meditative consciousness. The name of the project is connected to the mythological river and stands as a symbol of radical change and a movement from the visible world to the invisible realm. Consequently, the exposition is… Read More »The STYX Opening
The Styx is a book of mental, emotional, and psychological passage by Levan Songulashvili. It refers to a sense of exigent myth and allegory, alluding to the famous mythological river as a site of psychical transformation. It is the point of transit and entry to the imagined underworld, and stands for the experience of life as that of journey and passage, a voyaged dream into the ravelled beyond, leading to an awakening that… Read More »The STYX Book Presentation
At Art Geneve ERTI Gallery presented Levan Songulashvili’s works from “The STYX” series, comprised of large-scale canvases that feature large expanses of grey-black washes infused with an otherworldly light; vast tonal shifts; and a primordial glow that hovers between the mythic and the bioluminescent.
On March 3, 2018, Levan Songulashvili was invited in Batumi City where he met and gave public lecture to university students, visiting academic and general public at the Batumi Shota Rustaveli State University (BSU).
New York-based Levan Songulashvili has been named ArtistADay online platform’s Artist of the Year, heading an end-of-year selection of creators from around the world on the website. Songulashvili became the first Georgian artist to be picked by curators of the platform that features and promotes emerging professional artists for enthusiasts. The ArtistADay selection of Top 10 professional artists of 2017 was unveiled on Monday, with the team of the platform urging visitors to “check… Read More »The Top Artist of the Year 2017 – Levan Songulashvili
Levan Songulashvili’s artworks of the American rock legend Iggy Pop will be on view in an exhibition opening at the Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK. The exhibition presents contemporary work in diverse media by various artists including Lucian Freud, Jenny Saville, Chantal Joffe, Antony Gormley, Gillian Wearing. Now, on the cusp of the RA’s 250th anniversary, this special exhibition project takes an inquisitive look at the tradition and its ongoing… Read More »Royal Academy of Arts “FROM LIFE”
AMARTA Magazine 2017 Summer, White Issue THE JELLYFISH FROM THE STYX SHORE – Levan Songulashvili Text by art critic David Andriadze Photography by Zaqaria Chelidze 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 goal-oriented contemporary artist also masters “Self-Design” technologies. He knows that the whole of today’s “celebrity culture”… Read More »AMARTA MAGAZINE – THE JELLYFISH FROM THE STYX SHORE
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 art works have been at the center of attention and noted by the auction organizers and curators. For the first time in… Read More »Levan Songulashvili in the art world