Vera Pagava - Gravures sur bois presented by Eka Enukidze
ExpoGeorgia, 11th Hall
Presented by Eka Enukidze
In collaboration with TAF
Vera Pagava is well-recognized in the international, as well as in the Georgian artistic space. In the 1920s, as a young woman who immigrated to France, as a result of talent, study, integration with French culture, constantly develops a unique artistic style, and in the last stage of her creativity, with abstract painting, she establishes herself as a worthy representative of the new school of Paris.
The series of engravings made in 1926 (gravure sur bois) presented at the exhibition leads to the beginnings of Vera Pagava's artistic search. They were created for one of the artist's first exhibitions, when she was studying in the school of Art and Advertising ( l'école Arts et Publicité) and are of outstanding aesthetic value. The thematic diversity of the presented works, modernist form and flow of lines, rhythmicity and expression of the ornament are in line with the fields of book illustration, graphics and design, presents at next stages of artist’s creation.