Mher Abeghyan
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Mher Abeghyan (1909 – 1994)

1909 – Born in Ejmiatsin, Armenia.
1922 – 1927 – Studied at the Art College in Armenia under the directions of both S.M.Agadzhanyan and S.A.Arakelyan.
1930- 1931 – Graduate of Moscow Art School under the direction of S.V.Gerasimov
and in the Art Academy of Leningrad under the direction of A.A.Osmerkin.
1932 – First exhibition in Yerevan.
1937 – 1945 – Professor at the Yerevan Art College after P. Terlemezyan.
1954 – 1959 – Professor at the Yerevan Fine Arts and Drama Institute.
Since 1960 – People’s Artist of Armenia.
1967-1968 – Chairman of the Artists’ Union of Armenia.
Major themes are illustrations of Armenian epics and legends.
1990 – Museum of “Mher Abeghyan” was founded in the city of Ejmiatsin, Armenia.
1994 – Died in Armenia.  Read more >

NEW AT GALA ART GALLERY

Artist: Gevorg Mshetsi Javrushyan
Title: "Crussification"
Medium: Mixed Media
Size: 65x38x7cm