GOR YENGOYAN: Contemporary art is a luxury in Armenia

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May 8, 2011

Local artist Gor Yengoyan’s solo exhibit — titled “Contemporary Art is a Luxury in Armenia” — launched on May 8 at AJZ Space in Yerevan.

Yengoyan, speaking to Epress.am, said the exhibit doesn’t have a concept, and all images were created in a single day. The title and the entire exhibit, according to Yengoyan, is “an expression that came from irritation.”

“I work with and in contemporary art; however, being in contemporary art for a long time, I understood that it has remained rather limited in many manifestations: a slave to media; that is, media meaning a means, a tool,” said the artist.

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photos by epress.am and nvard yerkanian

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