Waiting for a new building. In 2005 the
Yerevan History Museum will be placed in one of
the buildings of the new complex of Yerevan City
Hall reports Arminfo, January 27.
According to director of the Museum Armine Sargsyan,
the author of the project, academician of architecture
Jim Torosyan suggested an idea to allot a building
for the museum in the complex of the municipality,
which is under construction now. The new project
has been approved by the government of Armenia.
Art Triumph. Armenian painter and sculptor
from Los Angeles Emil Gazaz was awarded with one
of the five gold medals at the Fourth International
Biennale that was held in Florence, Italy from
December 6 to 15. Some 890 artists from 72 countries
participated at that prestigious exhibition of
contemporary art. Among nominations were painting,
sculpture, photography, designing, drawing and
modern means of communication. A 10-member jury
of notable artists and critics chose the winners.
Gazaz presented two oil paintings and three bronze
sculptures. His work "San Petro's Table"
(65x61x58 cm) won "Lorenzo Il Magnifico Medici"
Art Bridges. On February 5 Armenian duduk-player
Gevorg Dabaghyan will leave for Germany. Records
of a new CD collection are arranged to take place
in Munich. The soloists of the CD are Dabaghyan
and Arab oud-player Rabih Abou-Khalil.
On Yerevan Stages
January 30. The first performances after
massive construction will take place in Young
Spectator' s Theatre ("Antigone") and
Russian Theatre named after Stanislavski ("The
Sorrow by the Brains").