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  • Sargis Hamalbashyan: Armenian district

    Sargis Hamalbashyan: Armenian district

    On the 17th of April “Arvestagir” was at the Gafesjian art center’s “Sasunti Davit” hall (or garden) where Sargis Hamalbashyan’s exhibition named “Armenian district” was represented. Sargis Hamalbashyan is one of the representatives of artists of 1980’s new generation. It was a period of serious transitions; the collision of perceptions, new approaches… Hamalbashyan was the participant

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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