Begi Guggenheim (Giorgi Piralishvili) was born in Tbilisi, Georgia, now he lives and works in Vienna, Austria.
Begi has honours degrees of Tbilisi State Academy of Arts and Academy of Fine Arts Vienna.
His works have been shown at numerous group and solo exhibitions around Europe. "MOINON-MOI" or "CARRYING OWLS TO ATHENS" is the most recent group exhibition which was held by Viennese Art Foundation in Athens, Greece in 2017. Also, in 2016 Begi's sculptures were presented by Parallel Vienna within an exhibition together with Bruno Gironcoli.