Tamara Kvesitadze at Venice Biennale

Tamara Kvesitadze (*1968) counts among the most reputable artists from Georgia. Having first been featured in a group show at the Georgian Pavillion in Venice in 2007, she would go on to represented Georgia with a solo presentation at the 2011 Venice Biennale. Her works are in numerous international private and museum collections, and she has public sculptures in various locations all over Georgia including the sculpture Men and Woman at the port of Batumi
1968 Born in Tbilisi, Georgia
1985-1990 Studied at the Architectural Department of the Tbilisi Technical University, Tbilisi, Georgia
1990 MA in Architecture


Selected solo exhibition

2016 Dramatic Flesh (with Rodolfo Villaplana), D Contemporary, London, England
2016 Any Direction, Galerie Kornfeld, Berlin, Germany
2013 Red, Galerie Kornfeld, Berlin, Germany
2011 54th International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia, Georgian Pavillon, Venice, Italy
2011 Galerie Orem, Paris, France
2009 Holster Projects, London, England
2005 Gallery TMS, Tbilisi, Georgia 2001 N Gallery, Tbilisi, Georgia
2000 Gallery Chardin, Tbilisi, Georgia 1999 Gallery Chardin, Tbilisi, Georgia


Selected group exhibition

2016 Frank Zappa Foundation, Los Angeles, California, USA
2016 Someplace Else Right Now, Utility Muffin Research Kitchen in Los Angeles, USA
2007 52nd International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia, Georgian Pavillon, Venice, Italy
OPEN 10, Lido, Venice, Italy
2003 Installation, N Gallery, Art Cologne 2003, Cologne, Germany
2001 Thomas Boland Gallery, Jacob Javits Center, New York, USA
2000 CFM Gallery, New York, USA
1999 Thomas Boland Gallery, Jacob Javits Center, New York, USA
1998 2 Dagen, International Centrum Poppenkunst, Goes, The Netherlands
1997 Multimedia Sculpture, CFM Gallery, New York, USA
1997 Art Against AIDS, Stricoff Fine Art Gallery, New York, USA
1996 Transformation, CFM Gallery, New York, USA


Art fairs

2017 Cosmoscow, ERTI Gallery, Moscow.
2017 VOLTA NY, Gallery Kornfeld
2016 ART16 London’s Global Art Fair, Gallery Kornfeld. Olypmia, London, UK
2015 Istanbul International Art Fair, Gallery Kornfeld; Istanbul, Turkey 2016 Vienna Contemporary Art Fair, Gallery Kornfeld, Vienna, Austria 2012 Art Saint Germain des Pres, Gallery Atelier Visconti, Paris, France



2014 At the Crossroads II: Contemporary Art from Istanbul to Kabul, Sotheby’s London, England
2013 The Crossroads, Contemporary Art from Caucasus and Central Asia, Sotheby’s, London UK


Artworks in public places

2012 Hours, Marjanishvili Street, Tbilisi, Georgia
2011 Rotation, Khimshiashvili Avenue, Batumi, Georgia
2010 Man and Woman, 9 m tall sculpture in the harbor of Batumi, Georgia several large scale installations in public spaces in China and France