Monday, April 28, 2014

Hagop Kodjoyan (1883-1959)

Hagop Kodjoyan was regarded as the greatest artist of oil painting and graphic art and remarkable illustrator who created a new style in the book arts.

The Armenian graphic art of Soviet time owed a considerable debt to Hagop Kodjoyan, was best‐known as a who did many etchings and woodcuts. He had many students and followers ( Garibyan, Brutyan, Khachvankyan, and later Aivazyan, an etcher and lithographer ) but Kodjoyan was best‐known as a book illustrator.Also he produced a large number of paintings and large panels.

On the Soviet Armenian Architecture of the Twenties by Lola K. Dolukhani︠a︡n
Armenian Art by Nonna Stepanian

Richard Jeranian ( 1921- )


Richard Jeranian was an Artist, of Armenian Descent, moved from Turkey to Paris in 1930s, where he continued his studies in Paris at the Academie Julian and Academie de la Grande Chaumiere.Richard Jeranian gained recognition as an painter of stylized landscapes and still-lifes and abstract drawings in colored ink.

Saturday, April 26, 2014

Sedrak Arakelian (1884–1942)

Sedrak Arakelian  ( Arakelovitch ) was a genre painter of landscapes, who was a student of Yegishe Tadevosyan. Later he studied at the Faculty of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture in Moscow (1916).