Tbilisi: Gos. muzei iskusstv Gruzii, 1989. Item #132
80 pp.: ill. 22x31 cm. In original wrappers. Near fine.
In October of 1989 in the State Museum of Arts of Georgia (Tbilisi) was opened exhibition dedicated to Zdanevich brothers. Elen Zdanevich- Ilyazd, widow of Ilya Zdanevich (1894-1975), brought part of her archive from Paris where lived for most part of his life and died. Kirill Zdanevich’s (1892-1969) archive of documents and paintings was used as well. When the exhibition closed Elen donated a lot of showpieces to the Museum – books, manuscripts, letters, photographs, posters. Catalogue includes: Introduction by the editor T. Sanikidze (in Georgian, Russian and French) and Elen Zdanevich-Ilyazd, widow of Ilya Zdanevich, in Georgian. Five articles dedicated to artists in Georgian (Art life in Tiflis, K. Zdanevich. Art biography, Caucasian theme in Ilya Zdanevich’s art, Georgian in Paris, Zdanevich the Wanderer). Lists of works and chronology of life and work for both artists separately (in Georgian and Russian). Table of contents in Georgian, Russian and French. Catalogue is provided with a lot of images of the showpieces: photographs, drawings, book covers, paintings, posters, et al.
WorldCat locates only one copy (MoMA).