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Arpenik Nalbandyan 100 (Author Hasmik Badalyan) – catalogue, Yerevan, 2016

Posted on Apr 19, 2019 in Uncategorized_en

Armenian fine art history, particularly easel painting of the past century marks a number of female artists. Before that, there were, as an exception, some female figures in the sphere of literature and theatre. Easel painting is a comparatively new branch in Armenian reality. It was most productive in Soviet times. A cluster of female artists appeared exactly that period (Gohar Fermanyan, Vehik Ter-Grigoryan, Heghine Abrahamyan, Tereza Mirzoyan, Hripsime Simonyan and others). They were distinguished not only with their talent, but also with their pedagogical and prolific social activity,...

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Album – Eduard Isabekyan (Martin Mikayelyan) – Yerevan, 2004

Posted on Apr 19, 2019 in Uncategorized_en

Eduard Isabekyan Eduard Isabekyan is an outstanding personality among Armenian artists of the second half of the XX century. He is noted for his professional skill and dignity, unpretentious simplicity of the realistic style of painting, as well as sincerity and moral purity characteristic of the values of the past. And still, conditioned by his individuality and the callosity of socio-cultural layers, his works were not valued as a pure phenomenon of art. Nevertheless, both the society and the state have highly appreciated him, and as early as the beginning of the 1960s he was awarded the...

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Eduard Issabekian-100 (Ararat Aghasyan) arm., eng., – Y., 2014

Posted on Apr 17, 2019 in Uncategorized_en

IGDIR IN HIS HEART EDUARD ISSABEKIAN  People’s Artist of the Armenian SSR (1963), State Prize Winner (1985), knight of the ‘Mesrop Mashtots’ and the ‘Saint Sahak-Saint Mesrop’ medals of the RA (2001, 2004) and an Honorary Citizen of Yerevan (2002) Eduard Issabekian occupies an important position within the history of  Armenian visual arts of the previous century. The artist was born on November 8, 1914 in Igdir, Surmalu district of Yerevan province. During his long and prolific artistic career that spanned around 70 years, he created hundreds of paintings and drawings of high...

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Yerevan state academy of fine arts – 65. arm., eng., – Y., 2010, p. 5, 10, 11

Posted on Apr 16, 2019 in Uncategorized_en

Armen Ashotyan RA Minister of Education and Science   It gives me great pleasure to congratulate all the professors, students and the alumni of Yerevan State Fine Arts Academy on the occasion of its 65th anniversary. The devotees of Armenian culture Ara Sargsian, Martiros Sarian, Gabriel Gyurjian, Souren Stepanian, Eduard Issabekian, Ara Bekarian, Arpenik Nalbandian and others made a valuable contribution to the establishment and development of this educational isntitution. Today the Academy has assumed responsibility to not only preserve centuries-old cultural traditions of our people,...

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National Gallery of Armenia – E., 1992

Posted on Apr 16, 2019 in Uncategorized_en

  p.138 Eduard Isabekian (1914) came to Yerevan after graduating from the Artistic Academy in Tiflis. To this artist of bold sentiments the historical themes comes most naturally. The romantic spirit and the dynamic expression typical of his works do not originate from the false pathos of the Soviet period, which was the case in most of his contemporaries, but is determinded by the historical destiny of his people, which was very dear to his heart. This is the reason why his historical compositions have not lost their modernity. The spectator believes in the sense of unity between man...

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Stepanyan N. – Survey of fine arts in Armenia – M., 1985, p. 84

Posted on Apr 16, 2019 in Uncategorized_en

P.84 In 1941-45 Soviet art came even closer to life: there was a great immediacy in the reaction to news from the fronts, and war-correspondents’ reports. Political posters and cartoons became the order of the day, and painters and sculptors turned to war themes. New names appeared on the scene, among the painters, Zardaryan, Isabekyan and Yesayan, and sculptors, Nikogosyan and Chubaryan. Many others working there were later, in the fifties, found to be very gifted and versatile artists.

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