Zurab Tsereteli Museum of Modern Art

Zurab Tsereteli Museum of Modern Art

His thirty-metre-tall sculpture, The Tears of Grief, stands on the banks of the Hudson River in the United States, across from the Statue of Liberty. The sculpture, weighing 175 tonnes, was dedicated by the artist to the victims of the terrorist attacks that took place on September 11th, 2001. You can also see the works of this talented sculptor in England, Spain, France, Japan, and Russia. At the Zurab Tsereteli Museum of Modern Art in Tbilisi, you can not only learn more about this artist, but about modern art in Georgia.

What Will You See at Zurab Tsereteli Museum of Modern Art?

Zurab Tsereteli’s works can, of course, be seen in Tbilisi as well. For example, there is the St. Nino Monument at the Western entrance to the city, Chronicles of Georgia in Temka district by Tbilisi Sea, and the St. George Sculpture on Freedom Square. Other works by Zurab Tsereteli and other artists can be seen in the Museum of Modern Art.

The museum is located at Rustaveli Ave 27 in a historical building where a cadet corps was once housed. There are three hundred exhibits covering various genres, including a copy of Zurab Tsereteli’s legendary work, “Apple”, the original of which is in the Moscow Museum, along with the works “Argonauts” and “To My Favourite Artists”.

The museum is also home to a children’s studio, a library, a conference hall, and a small cafe. In addition to exhibitions, you can also find masterclasses, seminars, lectures, and presentations being held at various times.



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