David Kakabadze (დავით კაკაბაძე - 1889-1952) was one of the founders of modern Georgian art: he worked as a painter, graphic artist, theater and film painter, and a creator of collages and sculptures, as well as being the inventor of stereo film projection equipment, and an instructor. Between 1910 and 1915 he studied at the Faculty of Natural Sciences at At that time it was called St. Petersburg Imperial University, and was enrolled at the private art studio of Lev Dmitriev-Kavkazsky. From 1919 to 1927, Kakabadze lived and worked in Paris, and became a prominent figure of the global avant-garde art movement in the 1920s. He is one of the founders of biomorphic abstraction.