Tbilisi to host exhibitions of Sandro Botticelli and Caravaggio’s artworks
02 October, 2017
Tbilisi to host exhibitions of Sandro Botticelli and Caravaggio’s artworks
From 5 October to 29 November, Tbilisi will host two unique exhibitions of renowned Italian artists Sandro Botticelli and Caravaggio. The two exhibitions are united under on title: “Universal Values”: Sandro Botticelli - The Beauty, Caravaggio - The Light.

‘Venus’ kept at Torino Sabauda Gallery, will be exhibited in Tbilisi. It was created by Sandro Botticelli, brilliant representative of Renaissance Epoche
and genial artist. The Opera Omnia exhibition also includes digital replicas of 40 artworks by Caravaggio, master of lights and shadows,’ Georgia’s Ministry of Economy reports.

The coordinator of the exhibition is Italian Embassy in Georgia. The exhibition itself is the result of close cooperation between different institutions of the two countries. These institutions are as follows: Italian side - Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Ministry of Economic Development, Italian Institute of Promotion Agency (ICE); Georgian side - Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development, National Museum, National Tourism Administration and Project of Government of Georgia Check-in-Georgia.
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The exhibition "Venus Pudica" is carried out in cooperation with Turin's Royal Museums and Cultural Association "Metamorphosis". As for the exhibition "Opera Omnia", it has been carried out by Rai.Com with the support of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation.

"Opera Omnia" is "Exhibition beyond imagination" – it is an exposition of the masterpieces created by great Italian artist Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, and unique opportunity to have chronological, historical and thematic journey between his creations. This exposition, which has been in existence since 2003, has allowed more than ten million viewers in Italy and abroad to get acquainted with all the works of the Lombardian Genius.

The exhibitions will be held at the Tbilisi’s D. Shevardnadze National Gallery, 11 Shota Rustaveli Ave, from 3 October to 29 November of 2017.

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