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  • Lydia Durnovo

    Lydia Durnovo

    Lydia Durnovo was born in 1885 in Smolensk. In 1902 she graduated from the local college, where she studied drawing. In 1904 Durnovo moved to St. Petersburg, where she entered the workshop of A.V.Makovsky, but here she studies only a year. Russian-Japanese  war has begun, and she as a sister of mercy leaving for the front.

  • Image of Women in Iranian Contemporary Art

    Image of Women in Iranian Contemporary Art

    On the 20th of March, at the Armenian Center for Contemporary Experimental Art (ACCEA) opened an exhibition named “Image of womаn in Iranian contemporary art.” Curator of the exhibition was Shake A. Petrosyan. The image of  women in the east, always had a problem in it, more than anywhere else, and it was always different

  • Sahak Poghosyan: Silence of My Grandmother’s Eyes.

    Sahak Poghosyan: Silence of My Grandmother’s Eyes.

    On the 12th of March 2015 the  Cafesjian Center for the Arts presented the first exhibition of 2015  –  “Sahak Poghosyan: silence of my grandmother’s eyes”. There was presented  one of  the largest projects of Sahak Poghosyan, which consists of eleven works. Curator of the exhibition is  Nazareth Garoyan.  In his project, Sahak Poghosyan announces the theme

  • 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

  • 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