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Pirosmani

A Legend in "Naïve" Art

CONTENTS

6 The Enchanting Paintings of a Pheasant Artist
Suna, İnan & İpek Kıraç

8 Introduction
Mikheil Saakashvili

12 Introduction
David Lordkipanidze

16 Introduction
Tuğrul Erkin

20 A Georgian ‘Naïve’ Niko Piromani
Kaya Özsezgin

24 Niko Pirosmani
Irina Arsenishvili 

38 Catalogue

122 Exhibitions

Since its establishment, Pera Museum has hosted works by several outstanding artists representing different genres. In 2007, the museum opened its doors to one of the most intriguing creative artists in the world, the Georgian peasant painter Pirosmani.  This exhibition of Pirosmani’s naïve paintings took us on a journey through joyous feasts of colour, scent, and forms, through the blossoming meadows, villages, and animals of a neighboring country.

Date of Publication: 2007
Number of pages: 123
ISBN: 978- 975- 9123-38-3