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  • 14.-Levan-Mindiashvili_Untitled_No.2(SUITES.2)_00Untitled No.2 (Suites II)

    Untitled No.2 (Suites II)

    charcoal drawing and mylar on pigmented plaster and paper mounted on painted canvas, in aluminum artist frame
    16″×12″ (40.6×30.4 cm)
    2015

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  • 13.-Levan-Mindiashvili_Untitled_No.1(SUITES.2).00Untitled No.1 (Suites II)

    Untitled No.1 (Suites II)

    charcoal drawing on pigmented plaster and paper mounted on painted canvas, in aluminum artist frame
    16″×12″ (40.6×30.4 cm)
    2015

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  • 11. Levan-Mindiashvili_Suits-For-Unintended-Archeology.11Suites

    Suites

    set of 12 drawings on rice paper
    each 17.7×12.7
    2015

    11. Levan-Mindiashvili_Suits-For-Unintended-Archeology.11
  • 10.-Levan-Mindiashvili_Suits-For-Unintended-Archeology.04Suites For Unintended Archeologies

    Suites For Unintended Archeologies

    “Suites For Unintended Archeologies” installation view at The Vazquez Building, 2015 left: series of drawings “Suites”,
    right: Untitled No.7
    plaster, wood, metal, clear plexiglass
    91.4×58.4×10.1
    2015

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  • 9. Levan Mindiashvili_UNTITLED_09Untitled No.9 (Unintended Archeology)

    Untitled No.9 (Unintended Archeology)

    pigmented plaster, steel and painted plywood
    99×46×5
    2015

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  • 8.-Levan-Mindiashvili_Untitled-(Past-is-Just-a-Story)_2017Untitled (Past is Just a Story)

    Untitled (Past is Just a Story)

    pigmented hydrocal, wood, mirror
    129,5×62.5×13
    2017

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  • 7.-Levan-Mindiashvili_VOLTA_05Untitled (Unintended Archeology)

    Untitled (Unintended Archeology)

    pigmented hydrocal, wood, plexiglass, spray mirror, acrylic paint, brass, aluminum
    119×45.5×6.5
    2017

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  • 6.-Levan-Mindiashvili_VOLTA_04Untitled (Unintended Archeology)

    Untitled (Unintended Archeology)

    pigmented hydrocal, wood, neon light
    188×49.5×7.5
    2017

    6.-Levan-Mindiashvili_VOLTA_04
  • 4.-Levan-Mindiashvili_Untitled-(2013-11-30-16.58.55-copy)Untitled (2013-11-30 16.58.55)

    Untitled (2013-11-30 16.58.55)

    acrylic on canvas, two parts
    each 137×106, overall size 137×216
    2015

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  • 3.-Levan-Mindiashvili_MG_0469_COPY.COPY.JPG-(Past-Is-Just-A-Story)-2016Past Is Just A Story

    Past Is Just A Story

    acrylic on canvas, two parts
    each 137×106, overall size 137×216
    2016

    3.-Levan-Mindiashvili_MG_0469_COPY.COPY.JPG-(Past-Is-Just-A-Story)-2016
  • 2. Levan Mindiashvili_Untitled (Past is just a story we tell ourselves)_2015 copyPast is just a story we tell ourselves

    Past is just a story we tell ourselves

    acrylic on canvas, two parts
    each 218×172.7, overall size 218×345
    2015

    2. Levan Mindiashvili_Untitled (Past is just a story we tell ourselves)_2015 copy
  • 1.-Levan-Mindiashvili_img_5444.jpg-(Something-We-All-Adore)_2015Something We All Adore

    Something We All Adore

    acrylic on canvas, two parts
    each 218×172.7, overall size 218×345
    2015

    1.-Levan-Mindiashvili_img_5444.jpg-(Something-We-All-Adore)_2015

Levan Mindiashvili is a Georgian born (1979) visual artist living and working in New York and Tbilisi. He holds his BFA in sculpture from Tbilisi State Academy of Arts and realized post- graduate studies in Crossed Media at The National University of Arts of Buenos Aires, Argentina. Among his awards are Commission Grant for Public Art Projects from National Endowments for Arts, New York, 2014 and Emerging Artist of 2011, Movistar Arte Jóven, Buenos Aires, Argentina. With Uta Bekaia he had collaborated as Bekaia + Mindiashvili duo on several projects, among them are “Night Intervention” at State Silk Museum, Tbilisi (Georgia) and “Unintended Archeology” at The Lodge Gallery, NYC. In 2017 he will serve as a guest professor at The Visual Arts and Design School, in Tbilisi (Georgia). His works had been included in recent group exhibitions at Tbilisi History Museum, (Georgia); Literature Museum, Tbilisi (Georgia), Arsenal, Kiev (Ukraine), Tartu Art Museum (Estonia); Georgian National Museum, Tbilisi; Clemente Soto Center, New York; ODETTA, Brooklyn; Recent solo exhibitions include “Studies For Unintended Archeology”, The Vazquez Building, Brooklyn; “Borderlines”, The Lodge Gallery, NYC; “Urban Identities”, Kunstraub99, Cologne.

 

EDUCATION

2008-2010 Postgraduate Studies in Crossed Media, IUNA (National University of Art of Buenos Aires) Argentina;
1997-2003 Tbilisi State Academy of Fine Arts;

 

AWARDS

2014 FABLES commission grant for Public Art Projects, National Endowments for Arts, New York City;
2011 Emerging Artist of 2011. Movistar Arte Jóven 2011, Centro Cultural Borges, Buenos Aires, Argentina;
2010 The 3rd Award for the Drawing, Premio Museo Metropolitano, Buenos Aires, Argentina;

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015 “Suites For Unintended Archeology,” The Vazquez Building, Brooklyn, NY;

2014 “Borderlines”, The Lodge Gallery, New York City, NY;

2013
“Whispers,” ArtArea Gallery, Tbilisi, Georgia;

“Urban Identities,” Kunstraub99, Cologne, Germany;

2011 “Intimidades Mobiles,” NES Gallery, Buenos Aires, Argentina;

2009 “Levan Mindiashvili • Performances,” curated by Sophia Kilassonia, Europe’s House (part of ArtIsterium 09, II International Forum of Contemporary Art) Tbilisi, Georgia;

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS (selection)

2016
“Shaping Identities,” Tbilisi History Museum “Contemporary Art Gallery,” Georgia;

“Precarious Constructs,” Venus Knitting Art Space, Brooklyn, NY;

“Eco Impulse,” Tbilisi Literature Museum, Georgia;
“Future Memory,” Art Villa Garikula, Georgia (catalogue);

“Night Intervention” Uta Bekaia + Levan Mindiashvili, State Silk Museum, Tbilisi, Georgia; “Shaping Identities,” Arsenal Museum in collaboration with Georgian National Museum “Contemporary Art Gallery,” Kiev, Ukraine (catalogue);

“Green,” The National Gallery, Tbilisi, Georgia; 

“Unintended Archeology, Levan Mindiashvili + Uta Bekaia,” The Lodge Gallery, New York City, NY;
“Aesthetics of Repair in Contemporary Georgia,” Tartu Art Museum, Estonia (catalogue);

“All The Future’s Parties,” Hathaway David Contemporary, Atlanta, Georgia;

“(extra)Ordinary,” organized by FIT, The Hollows, Brooklyn, NY; 

“A Room of One’s Own: An Exhibition”, The Clemente, New York City, NY;

2015 

“Structures,” The Manny Cantor Center, New York City, NY; “Kiosk,” ODETTA, Brooklyn, NY; 

“HERITAGE,” RichMix Arts Center, London, UK;
2014 

“Crossing The Boundaries.03,” AT388, Rotterdam, The Netherlands; 

WAG Mag Benefit Auction, (represented by Fountain Art Fair), Kunsthalle Galapagos, Brooklyn, NY;
2013
“HERITAGE,” Georgian National Museum, Tbilisi, Georgia;

“For Which It Stands,” The Lodge Gallery, New York City, NY; “Crossing The Boundaries.02,” AT388, Rotterdam, The Netherlands;
2012 

“MAN/kind,” 32 Jones Gallery, Jersey City, NJ; 

“Transpolation,” FAT Fashion Art Week Toronto (with Uta Bekaia and Cristian Tonhaiser), Canada; 

Summer Show, Fundacion Mundo Nuevo, Buenos Aires, Argentina;

Summer Show, Laguanacazul Art Gallery, Buenos Aires, Argentina;
2011
Movistar Arte Joven 2011, Centro Cultural Borges, Buenos Aires, Argentina; Seres Encontrados, “Objeto a” art gallery, Buenos Aires, Argentina; Summer Show, Fundacion Mundo Nuevo, Buenos Aires, Argentina;
2010 

Art Isterium 10, III International Forum of Contemporary Art, Tbilisi, Georgia; “Projects,” Isidro Miranda Gallery, Buenos Aires, Argentina; 

Artist Books, UADE (Argentina Business University) Buenos Aires, Argentina; “Vectores Invertidos,” Laguanacazul Art Gallery, Buenos Aires, Argentina; “Heterodoxa02,” Nes_zona 54 Art Gallery, Buenos Aires, Argentina;
2009 

“Negro Barocco,” Encontre Arte Gallery, Buenos Aires, Argentina; “Kunst en Religie,” Denderleeuw, Belgium; 

“New Generation,” Gallery Arsi, Tbilisi, Georgia;

“Kunst Raub #003,” Galerie Kunstraub99, Cologne, Germany;
2008 
“Heterodoxa01,” Salon Dorado, Teatro Roma, Buenos Aires, Argentina; “Weltreise der Sinne,” IKV Bonn, Germany;
2007 
“International art road _ Kunst aus 4 Kontinenten,” Alte Feuerwache, Cologne, Germany; “Perdue,” GalerieD’Art Paris8, Paris, France;
2006 

“STRASSEN_verbinden kulturen,” Galerie Atelierhaus Westfallenhuette Dortmund and WissenschaftsPark, Gelsenkirchen, Germany;

“The Lost Ones,” Gallery Universe, Tbilisi, Georgia; 

“Georgian Visual Art,” National Gallery of Armenia, Yerevan, Armenia;
2005 
“Tbilisi Impronte,” Gallery Borgo Arte, Borgomanero, Italy; “Figurative Art Studio.02,” Gallery Universe, Tbilisi, Georgia; “Kunst Aus Georgien.03,” Gallery CultiG7, Mannheim, Germany;
2004 
“Figurative Art Studio.01,” Gallery Universe, Tbilisi, Georgia;
2003 
“Kunst Aus Georgien.02,” Gallery CultiG7, Mannheim, Germany.

 

PRESS (selection)

Precarious Constructs – A Dance with the Maelstrom by Jenjoy Roybal, ArtsInBushwick, December, 2016;
Aesthetics of Repair in Contemporary Georgia by Liisa Kaljula, ART Margins, August,2016; Night Intervention of Uta Bekaia and Levan Mindiashvili by Sophia Kilassonia, Indigo #12, October 2016;

Salt, Charcoal and Skin – Night Intervention of Bekaia Mindiashvili by David Bukhrikidze, Liberali #173, September 2016;
The Pleasurable Aspects of Breakdown by A. Wheeler, Estonian Art, October, 2016;

Georgia: a Much Repaired Society by Francisco Martinez, Baltic Worlds, October 2016;

5 Artists to Watch during Kiev Art Week, Forbes Ukraine, June, 2016;

Must see Artists during Kiev Art Week 2016, Vogue Ukraine, June, 2016;

Aesthetics of Repair, IDAAF Magazine, May 2016;

Aesthetics of Repair in Contemporary Georgia, Exhibition Catalogue, published by Tartu Art Museum, Estonia, 2016

Words, Objects and Buildings in Personal Diaries of Levan Mindiashvili by Khatuna Khabuliani in “Essays”, Saba Publishing, Tbilisi, 2016;

Best Art Exhibits of 2015: The ‘Dear Readers’ Edition, Brooklyn Magazine, December 2015 Levan Mindiashvili Urban Intimacies by Tata Alkazishvili, IDAAF Magazine, December 2015; Multimedia Reflections on Georgian Heritage and Identity by Katerina Zherebtsova, Huffington Post, February 11, 2015

Yvonne Jaquette, Levan Mindiashvili and New York Cityscapes: View From Above by John Haber, for HaberArts, February 2014; 

The Best from ArmoryWeek by ArtSlant Team, March, 2014;
HERITAGE at The National Museum of Georgia by Ellene Kapanadze for Georgian Art Platform, London, UK, November, 2013;

Tbilisi to Bushwick: Levan Mindiashvili’s search for Identity by Etti Yaniv for ArtsInBushwick, June, 2013;
“Urban Identities” by Dr. Wolfgang-Till Busse, Essay for the catalogue for the solo show at Kunstraub99, Cologne. May, 2013;

Dialogues (with Uta Bekaia) by Nino Lomidze, Hot Chocolate, April 2013, pg. 50-55; Noises of Levan Mindiashvili, Telma #1, 2010, pg. 10-12;
Art in Georgia, Studija, #58, February/March 2008, pg. 51; 

Figurative Art Studio by Anna Kordzaia Samadashvili, Hot Chocolate #38, 2005;

“Jünge Kunstler aus Georgien” by Ines Gugulaschwili, KL zeitschrift für aktuelle Kunst und Literature, Oktober-Dezember, 2004, pg. 12-13; 

Akhalkatsischwili, Bugiani, Dataschwili, Mindiaschwili by Dr. Helmut Orpel. ART Profil #10, 2004, pg.16-18; 

Four at the Crossroad by Dr. Dimitri Thumanishvili, in New Epoque, April 2003.



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