Arman Grigoryan
Born in Yerevan, Armenia, 1960. Lives and works in Yerevan. Arman Grigoryan is a graduate of Yerevan Institute of Fine Arts and Theater (1985). He is the founder of the “3rd Floor” art group (1987-1994). His one-person exhibitions include the one held in Le Cent Gallery in Paris (1991); “Bad Religion” held at Ch. Khachaturyan Gallery in Yerevan (1997), and “Armenican Dream”, Akanat art gallery in Yerevan (2013). In 1997 his work was presented in the 47th Venice Biennale. Among many of the group exhibitions in which Grigoryan’s work has been exhibited are: “Closed City”, a joint project of Armenian and Russian artists, HAY-ART Center for Contemporary Art, Yerevan (1999); “Adieu Parajanov: Contemporary Art from Armenia” held at Kunsthalle, Wien (2003); “On the edge”, Likovni salon Celje, Ljubljana, Slovenia (2004); “D’Armenie”, Center for Contemporary Art Quimper (2007) and “Progressive Nostalgia”, Contemporary Art of the Former USSR, “On Greekdom”, Beraki Museum, Athens, Greece (2007). He was the curator of the Armenian pavilion at the 55th Venice Biennale (2013). In 2017 Arman Grigoryan participated in the Standart - Triennial of Contemporary Art in Armenia. He is a member of AICA-Armenia. Image courtesy of the artist.