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David Kakabadze

artist

David Kakabadze, USSR Artist.

Background

Kakabadze, David was born in 1900.

Career

Georgian artist, who emigrated with his parents after the October Revolution. Lived in Paris. Many exhibitions in France and the USA. After World War II, returned to the USSR. Member of the Georgian Union of Artists. During the zhdanov shchina, was attacked by the press for modernism and expelled from the Georgian Academy of Art.

After his death, rediscovered in Georgia. Several exhibitions were held in Tbilisi, and a small private museum was set up there by his widow.