Georgian artist’s artworks to be exhibited at the Royal Academy of Arts, London
01 December, 2017
Georgian artist’s artworks to be exhibited at the Royal Academy of Arts, London
Contemporary Georgian artist Levan Songulashvili’s artworks of the American rock legend Iggy Pop will be on view in an exhibition opening at the Royal Academy of Arts, London.

The exhibition named “From Life” will open December 11, 2017 and will be up until March 11, 2018.
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The exhibition presents contemporary work in diverse media by various artists including Lucian Freud, Jenny Saville, Chantal Joffe, Antony Gormley, Gillian Wearing.
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Levan Songulashvili - Self-transformation (series) 2014
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Levan Songulashvili - Composition (2015)

Now, on the cusp of the RA’s 250th anniversary, this special exhibition project takes an inquisitive look at the tradition and its ongoing relationship with artists today.
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Levan Songulashvili - Styx (2016)

From Life will trace a line from the origins of the RA in the 18th century to the present day. Alongside a room devoted to Jeremy Deller’s Iggy Pop Life Class, which took place at the Brooklyn Museum in 2016.
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The Royal Academy of Arts was founded through a personal act of King George III on 10 December 1768 with a mission to promote the arts of design in Britain through education and exhibition.
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Brooklyn Talks: Iggy Pop and Jeremy Deller with Tom Healy discussing Levan Songulashvili’s piece. © Zaqaria Ch Photography (2016)

The most prized possession of the Academy’s collection is Michelangelo’s Taddei Tondo, left to the Academy by Sir George Beaumont. The Tondo is on display in a purpose-built area on the Sackler Wing gallery level. Carved in Florence in 1504–06, it is the only marble by Michelangelo in the United Kingdom and represents the Virgin Mary and Child with the infant St John the Baptist.



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