Topic: art

GARDEN CITY, NY (Armenian Church of the Holy Martyrs, Bayside) – Last October, Isabelle Sirounian, a sophomore at Garden City High School, submitted a sketched drawing of her great-grandmother to the Parent Teacher Association (PTA)[...]

By Dr. Gary Belian DETROIT – Visually rich, emotionally gratifying, the art of Nora Azadian stems from European and Armenian sources. Although French influence is apparent in her art, most of her recent work is emphatically[...]

NEW YORK – The following statement was issued by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, under the signatures of Dan Weiss, president and CEO, and Max Hollein, director, on November 17, 2020, concerning Armenian cultural heritage[...]

FLORENCE, Italy – Armenian studies generally is an individual scholarly pursuit in the West, with specialists coming together periodically for conferences and workshops. In Europe, this is suddenly about to change due to a major grant[...]

Artsvi Bakhchinyan Special to the Mirror-Spectator YEREVAN — Musician, pedagogue, writer, art collector Yakov Zargaryan began his memoir, My Minas, with the following words: “I was lucky…” – referring his close friendship[...]

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[...]