Niko Pirosmani`s painting `Shepherd` was sold for 600,000 pounds ($1.5 million) at the auction held in London, "Kakheti" News Center quotes Pirosmani`s House Museum director Anzor Madzgarashvili as saying.
He said for many years the painting has been kept by famous painter David Kakabadze`s family, but several years ago the family gave the painting away to a private collection in Riga.
The report that the painting would be among the lots at the auction was made this summer. The identity of the current owner of the painting is yet unknown.
The dismissed staff of Zakaria Paliashvili Tbilisi Opera and Ballet State Theatre accuses the art director, Davit Kintsurashvili of incompetence and object to their dismissal from the theatre. The grand-son of Zakaria Paliashvili, Vakhtang Gordeli-Paliashvili says he ...
Prime Minister of Georgia Irakli Gharibashvili has visited the Georgian Technical University today. Irakli Gharibashvili met with the students together with the Minister of Education, Tamar Sanikidze and congratulated them on the beginning ...
New school year began in all public schools of Georgia today. Prime Minister of Georgia Irakli Gharibashvili went to the N133 public school of Tbilisi today to congratulate the pupils on the beginning of studies.
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The Ilia Chavchavadze monument in Tsitsamuri will be rehabilitated - the minister of infrastructure and regional development opened the reconstruction works today. The project is funded with about half a million GEL from the state budget and in includes...