CAIRO — His latest exhibition of sculptures and paintings is called Taking Time, which took place at the Flora Bigai Arte Contemporanea gallery in Pietrasanta, Italy, last summer to much acclaim. His Armenian role models in arts are Gomidas and Arshile Gorky (Vostanik Adoian). When he talks about sculpture, he not only makes you fall in love with art but with your entire surroundings, even with your inner self. Meet Egyptian-Armenian sculptor Armen Guerboyan, known by the pseudonym Armen Agop. “My name is Armen Guerboyan. I just use Agop, which was my father’s name, as an artistic name,” Armen explains.
Pietrasanta, on Italy’s northern Tuscan coast, lies between the sea and the wild Apuan mountains, where marble has been quarried for more than 2,000 years. It is an epicentre of international sculptors: this “City of Art”, with its...
100 Years of Egyptian Sculpture Come to Dubai
Featuring sculptors Mahmoud Mokhtar, Adam Henein and Armen Agop, Meem Gallery's Summer exhibition looks at the last century of Egyptian sculpture, through three outstanding works. Here, the gallery’s...
100 Years of Egyptian Sculpture: On Mahmoud Mokhtar, Adam Henein, Armen Agop meeting in Dubai
Sculptor Armen Agop talks about the ancient Egyptian inspiration behind his work on display in an exhibition which also features Mahmoud Mokhtar and...
Egyptian sculptor Armen Agop presents first UAE solo exhibit in Dubai
Meem Gallery will present this exclusive showing of sculptures and painting at its space in November
BY JUMANA ABDEL-RAZZAQ
Dubai-based Meem Gallery will next month host the...
The Upper House: Hong Kong's Epitome Of Lofty Understatement
- John Oseid
In this age of the hotel mega-lobby as trendy theme park and party central, how refreshing to enter a property that doesn’t really have one. How satisfying...
Du 14 septembre au 3 octobre 2015 dans le vallon Galliera qui sépare Clamart et Meudon sept sculpteurs ont investi un espace naturel aménagé à cet effet par les fondations Arp d’une part et Apprentis...
Published in the September 2018 issue of Sculpture magazine:
Charged with inherent monumentality regardless of their dimensions, Armen Agop's sculptures can be regarded as materializations of pure thought. His latest exhibition, "Emergence",...
The Eye of Horus: the Sculptures of Armen AGOP
- Chakè Matossian
Escaping the Armenian genocide of 1915, Armen Agop’s family fled to Egypt. The birth of the artist in Cairo in 1969 would never have occurred without...
Armen Agop : Le mystique du royaume divin
May Sélim 27-11-2013
Sculpteur égyptien d’origine arménienne, Armen Agop vit depuis 13 ans à Pietrasanta, en Italie. Abstrait, sobre et perfectionniste, son style a quelque...
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 takes influence from his heritage as well as his working...
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 for the first time, with all its beautiful and...
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, des lignes souples, lisses, charnelles naissent...
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 an experience in rhythmic motion and yet static...
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" è ancora a Pietrasanta e nella...
All Stones Lead to Rome
Prize winning local sculpture Armen Agop has temporary base in Italy
- Elin Rantakrans
These are busy times for the sculptor Armen Agop. He recently returned to Cairo after having participated in the Fifth Symposium for...