Artist Brings Rooms to Life With Impressionist-Inspired Relief Sculptures on Walls

High Relief Sculpture by Goga Tandashvili

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Russian creative Goga Tandashvili adds an artistic touch to otherwise ordinary walls with his intricate bas-relief sculpture work. Using a combination of hand building and carving tools, the Russian sculptor brings nature-inspired scenes to life as they integrate seamlessly with their surroundings. Giant peacocks, bunches of blooms, and decorative flourishes rise from a flattened surface, resulting in large pieces that are part home decor and part stunning work of art.

In addition to his high relief sculptures, Tandashvili is also a prolific drawer and painter with an Impressionist-inspired style; his 2D work has a carefree fluidity that’s reminiscent of energetic brush lines and strokes you’d find in a sketchbook. This aesthetic makes its way into his bas-relief. Tandashvili draws on the walls with the same types of marks and then fills them in with the 3D material, giving his work a painterly feel.

Tandashvili shares his techniques with others and has hosted workshops that instruct participants on how to create their own bas-relief sculptures.

Russian artist Goga Tandashvili creates bas-relief sculptures on otherwise ordinary walls.

High Relief Sculpture by Goga Tandashvili

The spectacular scenes have an Impressionist feel that is inspired by Tandashvili's drawing and painting style.

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His 3D work has a similar carefree fluidity to it.

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My Modern Met granted permission to use photos by Goga Tandashvili.

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Sara Barnes

Sara Barnes is a Staff Editor at My Modern Met, Manager of My Modern Met Store, and co-host of the My Modern Met Top Artist Podcast. As an illustrator and writer living in Seattle, she chronicles illustration, embroidery, and beyond through her blog Brown Paper Bag and Instagram @brwnpaperbag. She wrote a book about embroidery artist Sarah K. Benning titled 'Embroidered Life' that was published by Chronicle Books in 2019. Sara is a graduate of the Maryland Institute College of Art. She earned her BFA in Illustration in 2008 and MFA in Illustration Practice in 2013.
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