Sargis Baghdasaryan

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Sargis Baghdasaryan
Born(1923-09-05)September 5, 1923
DiedJune 19, 2001(2001-06-19) (aged 77)
NationalityArmenian
Known forsculpture
Sargis Baghdasaryan's plaque on Kievyan's street, Yerevan

Sarghis Baghdasaryan, also Baghdasarian (Armenian: Սարգիս Իվանի Բաղդասարյան; September 5, 1923 in Banadzor - June 19, 2001 in Yerevan), was a Soviet Armenian sculptor.[1][2] He is best known for his 1967 work We Are Our Mountains, a monument carved into the tuff outside Stepanakert. Locally, it is known as Mamik yev Babik (or "Granny and Grandpa")[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mutafyan, Levon (June 28, 2011). "The voices of my world are within the sculptures (Interview with Tariel Hakobyan)". Armenians Today. Retrieved February 24, 2012.
  2. ^ Hall, G.K. (1987). Bibliographic guide to art and architecture, Volume 1. New York Public Library. Research Libraries. p. 175.
  3. ^ Holding, Nicholas (July 19, 2011). Armenia, 3rd: The Bradt Travel Guide. p. 276.