Essays

DOUBLE IDENTITY by Maurizio Vanni

The formation of identity is a long process that involves every person in the early years of his existence, in fact it begins in the early stages of a child's development and consolidates in adulthood....
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Armen Agop by Rebecca Bell

Everyone sees the unseen in proportion to the clarity of his heart, and that depends upon how much he has polished it. Whoever has polished it more sees more ó more unseen forms become manifest to him....
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The Man and the Stone by Victor Hugo Riego

Man and Stone. Armen Agopís sculptures repose in a secretly precarious stillness. These seemingly anchored forms consent to movement when pressed to it by our hands. Later, they inexorably return...
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Armen Agop by Ahmed Fouad Selim

Armen Agop The sculpture resembles what it should be, although by its own nature of stone it could be the opposite of the visible, and it could be a proof of the invisible in the representations of...
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Armen Agop by Ilaria Cipriani

ARMEN AGOP A ray of sun interrupts the blackness and ignites in throbbing flakes; some drops of rain and the granite is polished by tears; with the touch of a caress the form awakens, gently oscillating,...
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Articles

Standing The Test Of Time

Standing The Test Of Time Armenian-Egyptian - artist Armen Agop creates contrasting sculptural pieces, their smooth, hard stone surfaces complemented by strong, angular lines and sharp points as he...
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The breathing sculptures of Armen Agop

Imagine yourself walking into an aquarium after announcing that a new species has been discovered. Consider for a moment the apprehension, hesitation and awe one senses on witnessing these new creatures...
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Nativity in Black

An Egyptian-Armenian sculptor heads back to Egypt to hold his first solo exhibition. CONTRADICTORY ART would be a somewhat fitting title for Armen Agop's latest exhibition, which is nothing short of...
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Hommage au granit

Sculpture. Des ouvres en bronze se laissent palper, dégageant une légère gravité portant la touche Armen Agop. Des bombés, des pointes, des arêtes et des courbes,...
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Armen Agop

Ho incontrato Armen Agop nello "Studio Sem," uno dei laboratori di scultura che hanno fatto la storia di Pietrasanta. Sem Ghelardini non c'è più da molti anni, ma la sua "presenza"...
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