Topic: art

By Katya Kazakina AMANGANSETT, N.Y. (Bloomberg News) – Right about now, Larry Gagosian, septuagenarian bad boy of the art world, should be surrounded by the rich and beautiful, doing rich and beautiful things. Like procuring a Picasso[...]

MONTREAL — Canadian-Armenian sculptor, Megerditch Tarakdjian, was born in Aleppo, Syria but left for Canada decades ago to attend medical school. Despite being a self-taught artist, Tarakdjian has acquired great artistic knowledge and[...]

ARMENIA/GERMANY – “It’s so hard to give vocal lessons by Skype. It’s terrible!” Lusine Arakelyan is an opera singer who teaches at the Aleksey Hekimyan Music School in Yerevan. Since the lockdown started in response to the[...]

By Artsvi Bakhchinyan Special to the Mirror-Spectator YEREVAN/PARIS — French painter, sculptor and photographer of Armenian descent Karl Lagasse began his artistic journey with his collages when he was 7 years old. French sculptor César[...]

WATERTOWN — Gourgen Manoukian is a multitalented artist. A painter, he has not only created watercolors and oils, but also done set design for films and graphic arts. Born in Yerevan in 1937 from a family of refugees from Van (his[...]

LA CAÑADA, Calif. – In Armenian circles, many know Armen Edgarian as a graphic designer. He has done freelance designing for various departments of the Eastern Diocese of the Armenian Church of America and St. Nersess Armenian Seminary[...]

By Archi Harutyun Galentz BERLIN — On August 14 an exhibition opened in Berlin, which was not only dedicated to the revolution in Armenia, but also, with the help of a special perspective, analyzed that acclaimed process of social[...]

By Sona Hamalian YEREVAN —  “The Fly” is touring the world. The massive — i.e., human-size — sculpture made its debut at the 2017 Florence Biennale, winning the prestigious Lorenzo il Magnifico Gold Medal. The following year,[...]

VENICE (Panorama.am) — With the opening of the 2019 Venice Biennale less than six months away, many participating nations have picked artists for their pavilions, and details about the central show, curated by Ralph Rugoff, are trickling[...]

LONDON (Panorama.am) — “Venice at Sunset” by world-renowned seascape artist Hovhannes (Ivan) Aivazovsky has been sold for £609,000 ($780,000) at Christie’s auction of the Russian Art held in London on November 26, TASS[...]