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Zurab Tsereteli at 85: “I draw and sculpt the people I adore”

Zurab Tsereteli at 85: “I draw and sculpt the people I adore”

The President of the Russian Academy of Arts on the eve of his birthday The president of the Russian Academy of Arts has an important date coming up: his next birthday will be his 85th. And you might well say: “I don’t believe it!” The day’s schedule for Zurab Konstantinovich, knocking on the door of 85, looks like this: chairing an important meeting of the presidium of the Academy, receiving and listening to art historians from all over Russia, holding a master class for children, and attending someone else’s birthday party. Where does he get the energy? We talked to...

“The Artist’s Studio” Sells at Sotheby’s London

“The Artist’s Studio” Sells at Sotheby’s London

“The Artist’s Studio” was recently sold at Sotheby’s London, as part of Russian Art Week. The painting, completed in 1987, was sold at the legendary auction house in Mayfair on the morning of 26th November 2019 for £ 68,750 (inc. buyer’s premium). This the second Tsereteli work to sell at Sotheby’s this year.