The story behind this photograph has been passed down from generation to generation. In 1898, Bedros Murachanian (pictured with his parents, names unknown) received a premonition from God that he and his family should flee Diyarbakir city. The family fled
The Art Institute of Chicago houses an oil painting (dated: 1912) by Ralph Elmer Clarkson (American, 1861–1942), entitled "Nouvart Dzeron, A Daughter of Armenia".A student of the artist, Nouvart Dzeron posed for him in Armenian traditional garments (taraz) supplied for
Member of the USSR Union of Artists, Honored artist of Armenian SSR, Nana Gyulikekhvyan was born in Gyumri/Leninakan. She studied at the Yerevan Art College (1942-1947) and the Art and Theater Institute (1948-1953), workshops of M.A. Aslamazyan and B.A. Kolozyan.
The Armenian female artist Hripsime Simonyan (1916-1998) is regarded one of the founders of Armenian applied art during the Soviet era. She was an Armenian artist and sculptor, who made an invaluable contribution to the development of decorative art and
Anna Hormouz (Armenian: Աննա Հուրմուզ), also known as Mrs. Anna Raffi, was the wife of renowned Armenian novelist Raffi and mother of Aram and Arshak Melik-Hakobian. Anna was largely responsible for the publication of her husband's works in London after
The largest ancient manuscript book - "The Homiliary of Mush" ("Մշո ճառընտիր") in Armenian, is housed at Matenadaran (repository of manuscripts, and a research institute in Yerevan, Armenia). The manuscript, weighing more than 30 kg without binding, was written and
In one of the Armenian manuscripts created and illuminated in Crimea by GrigorSukiasiants in the year 1332 (Matenadaran N7664), in the particular scene of Nativity(Pic.) Jesus is not depicted in the manger, neither on the castle-like structure nor evenlying on