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Fine arts

  • Hakob Ananikyan.The most picturesque city’s artist

    Hakob Ananikyan.The most picturesque city’s artist

            Hakob  Ananikyan is an artist with original talent (1919-1977). He has explored his aptitude since 1966 when leaving his birthplace Leninakan he settled in Yerevan. However in his works of art he remains faithful to his own city, infinitely recalling in memory old Gyumri,events and figures, life and lifestyle, unrepeatable soul

  • The Art of Khachatur Iskandaryan

    The Art of Khachatur Iskandaryan

    Khachatur Iskandaryan – Honored Artist of Armenia… During his many years of creative life, he participated in numerous exhibitions and competitions, and honored with numerous awards. Iskandaryan, who was born in 1923 in Yerevan, received his first professional education in Yerevan graduating from Industrial Art Technical College, and then in 1951 he  graduated from Fine

  • The Silver Cover of the Gospel of Sea

    The Silver Cover of the Gospel of Sea

    The Cover of the Gospel of Sea is a splendid work of art. The Gospel was illustrated by Sarkis Pitsak in 1332. Its cover was prepared after illustrasions, in 1334, by the order of priest Gregory, in Sis. The cover of the Gospel of Sea is made of silver, gilded. The scene of crucifixion is

  • From Well-Known Artists to Simple Armenian Villagers.The Portraits of Lavinia Bazhbeuk-Melikyan

    From Well-Known Artists to Simple Armenian Villagers.The Portraits of Lavinia Bazhbeuk-Melikyan

      Armenian paintress Lavinia Bazhbeuk-Melikyan (1922-2005), daughter of the famous talented representative of ”Tbilisi School”, artist Alexander Bazhbeuk-Melikyan, got her professional education in College of Fine-Arts after Panos Terlemezyan and in the Institute after V. Surikov in Moscow. During her sixty-year creative life Lavinia painted landscapes, Still life, but the most interesting among Lavinia’s works

  • Armenian Landscape Painter Khachatur Yesayan and Impressionism

    Armenian Landscape Painter Khachatur Yesayan and Impressionism

    Khachatur Yesayan (1909-1977) is one of the famous representatives of the twentieth century Armenian pictorial art, who has his own peculiar painting style. This artist, born in Kars, enriched the genre of landscape with his new painting achievements.  He got his professional education in Yerevan College of Fine Arts and Industry. Yesayan was inspired by

  • The Homiliary of Mush

    The Homiliary of Mush

    Translated from Armenian Mush Homiliary is one of the main specimens of the centuries-old Armenian miniature. Being the biggest Armenian manuscript, it is stored in the Matenadaran after Mesrop Mashtots, under number 7729. Homiliary contains speeches, sermons, panegyrics, epistles, rules, works of historical content, and also contains general Christian martyrology of Armenian saints systematized  by

  • The Pileless Carpets in  Armenian Carpet Weaving Culture

    The Pileless Carpets in Armenian Carpet Weaving Culture

    Weaving is one of the major achievements of mankind. In the ancient world, especially in those parts of Asia where people were engaged in animal husbandry (particularly of sheeps), the textile industry and weaving and carpet making were widely developed. Pileless carpet weaving is centuries old, the same as carpet weaving, but it has a longer history.The raw materials for carpet were sheepand camel wool, soft goat hair, cotton and silk. In Vaspurakan, for example, people used the hair of goat called “chur,” as well as wool,hemp, flax, cotton, and silk thread. People used

  • Eduard Isabekyan’s art.

    Eduard Isabekyan’s art.

    Isabekyan is one of the greatest representatives of Armenian fine art of the second half of 20th century. He has a considerable investment and merit in Armenian painting and graphic art. The eminent painter was born on 8th of November 1914 in Igdir, then he moved to Yerevan. He gained a professional education  at the

  • Ashot Hovhannisyan. The revolutionist Deghdz Ashot

    Ashot Hovhannisyan. The revolutionist Deghdz Ashot

    Deghdz’s friends remember him with special warmth,he has remained perpetually on the pages of Armenian art history as an artist with the extremely vivid and expressive sense of color. Ashot Hovhannsiyan’s(1929-1997)  best canvases are executed by memory and are remote from the original. His thematic, landscape works are often abstracted, full of conditional forms which