GRIGOR KHANJYAN (1926-2000) Armenia

GRIGOR KHANJYAN

KHANJIAN GRIGOR
1926 – born in Yerevan. 1945 – graduated from art college, named after P.Terlemezian (Yerevan). 1951 – graduated from the Institute of Fine Arts and Drama (Yerevan). Repeated laureate of republican, all-union and international rewards. Since 1961 – Honored Artist of Armenia. Since 1963 – Honored Art Worker of Armenia. Since 1967 – People’s Artist of Armenia. 1969 – was awarded USSR State Prize. Since 1973 – a full member of the Academy of Sciences for the USSR. Since 1982 – a corresponding member of the Academy of Science for Armenia. Since 1983 – People’s artist of the USSR. Was awarded State Prize of Armenia. Was engaged both in painting and graphics (Parisian, Italian, Spanish, Mexican series). Has illustrated a number of prices of the classic literature: H.Toumanin’s poem “Sakko from Lori”, “Davit of Sassun”, Kh.Abovian’s romance “Wounds of Armenia”, P.Sevak’s and G.Emin’s poems “The unceasing belfry” and “The Sassoun Dance”, etc. 1981 – made monumental multi-figured pasteboards for “Vardanank” and “Armenian alphabet” tapestries. 1990 – was elected a member of the Science Academy of Armenia. 2000 – died in Yerevan. Personal exhibitions: 1959 – Yerevan 1965 – Yerevan 1981 – Yerevan 1990 – USA (Michigan, California, New Jersey) 2006 – exhibition dedicated to the 80th anniversary of the artist (NGA, Yerevan) 2006 – “Academy” gallery, Yerevan The works are kept in Modern Art Museum (Yerevan), National Gallery of Armenia (Yerevan), funds of the Ministry of Culture for Armenia.


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GRIGOR KHANJYAN
GRIGOR KHANJYAN
GRIGOR KHANJYAN
GRIGOR KHANJYAN