ALMA to host artist Gourgen Manoukian’s exhibit

ALMA to host artist Gourgen Manoukian’s exhibit

PanARMENIAN.Net - Gourgen Manoukian: Celebrating 50 years in Art exhibition will open at the Armenian Library and Museum of America (ALMA) on August 27 and will run through October 27.

Gourgen Manoukian, born in Yerevan, exhibited his work throughout the Soviet Union. On arrival in the U.S., he continued working in a broad range of media painting sea and landscapes, still-life and architectural renderings. His landscapes reflect his memories of Armenia, featuring converging lines of earth and sky and the alternation of shadow and sunlight.

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