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Vienna Albertina Museum to Exhibit Niko Pirosmani

The Museum of Vienna Albertina will host Niko Pirosmani’s works. “NIKO PIROSMANI – A Wanderer Between Worlds” – The exhibition will be opened on October 26th.

The aim of the event is to get acquainted with the Georgian art and the cultural heritage in general, outside the country. The project is implemented with financial support of Bank of Georgia.

The exhibition will feature 29 paintings from the collection of Shalva Amiranashvili Art Museum of Georgian National Museum. Also in 1972, Ilia Zdanevich’s handmade book in Paris, titled “Pirosmaniashvili 1914”. The book includes Pablo Picasso’s engraving “Portrait of Pirosmani”.

The exhibition is connected to the 100th anniversary of the death of Niko Pirosmani. Within the framework of the project, a specially designed table named “Table of Pirosmani”, dedicated to the memory of the artist, will be exhibited for the first time by the famous Japanese architect Tadaoando.

Exhibition of Niko Pirosmani’s works will be continued till January 27 in Alberta’s museum.