Arshak Abrahami Fetvadjian was an Armenian artist, painter and designer. He is best known for his watercolor paintings of the architectural monuments of the medieval Armenian city of Ani, and for designing the currency and postage stamps of the first
The Armenian female artist Vava Khatchadourian was born on February 12, 1895, in Trebizond, Ottoman Empire, and spent most of her childhood in Batumi. Prior to pursuing an artistic career, Khatchadourian lived in Vienna and Paris, where she modeled for
This fine, domed chest is of Armenian origin and most probably served a religious purpose – possibly it was used to hold incense. It is of a gilded silver sheet that has then been covered with an outer layer of
The Guangzhou Museum of Art unveiled an exhibit of Persian art, showcasing over 90 pieces of exquisite carpets, rugs, tapestries, decorative art samples and other handicrafts.
The Chinese folding screens made their way to Europe as early as the 17th century, being popular in Europe ever since, and being considered artifacts of exotic or Oriental culture.Records show that around 1700, the British East India Company imported
The rare photography showcases Armenian national costume and traditional Armenian dances harmoniously intertwined. The silverware accessories, elaborate headgears, richly-embroidered aprons of women, and vests with the furry shoulders, turban-shaped headdresses, sashes, and wide-leg pants of the men from the united
The Armenian-Iranian sculptor Lilit Teryan is considered the "Mother of Modern Iranian Sculpture.” She studied painting at the Faculty of Fine Arts at the University of Tehran. She then left the country to continue her education in France at the
The digital reconstruction of the legendary Temple of Haldi in Musarir (Ardini), the supreme god of the Urartian pantheon of the Armenian Kingdom of Van or Urartu has spread light on the advanced architecture of the time. The ruins of
On International Women’s Day, the Wuhan Museum is currently exhibiting more than 50 artworks created by 12 local female artists. On Sunday, an exhibition entitled Metaphor and Gaze opened in Shenzhen, Guangdong province. The group exhibition, running until March 21, features
From medieval pattern work to modern abstractionism, Artuyt celebrates Armenian art and artists throughout history by featuring their work on silk, wool and cashmere scarves.