SOAS University of London

Marcos Grigorian

Marcos Grigorian

Born 1925, Kropotkin, Russia
Lives in New York and Yerevan


1954 Graduate of Academy of Fine Arts, Rome

Selected Exhibitions

2000 'Continental Shift' Ludwig Forum, Aachen (Touring)
Bonnefantenmus, Maastricht/ Stads Galerij, Heerten/ Musee d'Art Modern, Liege
1999 'Stream of Fire', The Pharos Trust, Nicosia
1973 Establishes an Independent Artists Group, Tehran, Iran
1963 Establishes 'Universal Galleries' and exhibits local artists, Tehran
Lecturer on Iranian Folk Art
1962 Opens studio in New York, USA
1961 Organises the Holocaust mural exhibition in Missaghie Film Studios
1959 Executes his largest painting to date.
'Impressions of The Second World War'
Twelve panels (Total length 36.5metres)
1958 Delegate for The Iranian Pavilion at The Venice Biennale
1956 Head of Graphic Department, Ministry of Fine Arts, Tehran
1954 Establishes 'Gallery Aesthetic' and helps organise exhibitions, Tehran

Organised by the Armenian Institute with Veronica Castro and Dr. Abdollah Guivian, the exhibit will be the highlight of a two-month long series of events, lectures and workshops primarily on Iranian Armenians in Iran and the U.K.

This exhibition has been possible through the generous support of: The Benlian Trust & The St. Sarkis Trust