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Statement

Sarkissian has come to attention as a painter who is both painterly as well as extremely imaginative. His work reflects an otherworldly imaginary fairy tale place, a world of drama and imagination allows the viewer to be immersed in a playful world.

Press Release

The following is an excerpt from an interview by Sona Hamalian with Arshak Sarkissian:

Oozing audacity and wit, Arshak Sarkissian’s genre-twisting, dazzlingly imaginative paintings and sculptures leave the spectator with an exhilarating sense of liberation. With a flair for juxtaposing the animal, human, and plant worlds in dramatic yet tongue-in-cheek compositions, Sarkissian is a master of …

The following is an excerpt from an interview by Sona Hamalian with Arshak Sarkissian:

Oozing audacity and wit, Arshak Sarkissian’s genre-twisting, dazzlingly imaginative paintings and sculptures leave the spectator with an exhilarating sense of liberation. With a flair for juxtaposing the animal, human, and plant worlds in dramatic yet tongue-in-cheek compositions, Sarkissian is a master of telling grown-up tales while also ruffling some serious feathers. No wonder he is celebrated as the visual poet of Yerevan’s youth culture, an innovator whose works have found resonance with the city’s …

Gallery

Location

216 S. Louise Street
Glendale, CA, US
Tue to Fri 11:00 to 5:00 Saturdays by appointment