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Eduard Yedigaryian


Master Eduard Yedigarian was born in 1943 in the Armenian city Gjumri. He now lives and works in Prague, Czech Republic.
From 1956 to 1958 he studied at the Arts School in Gjumri.
In 1958 Yedigarian studied at the arts Faculty in Yerevan, Armenia. In
1974 he was accepted in the Artists Union in the Soviet Union. Since then, he has regularly taken part in exhibitions throughout Armenia and other Soviet Union Republics.
Other notable achievements include:
1987-National Artist
1987-Main set designer in the Yerevan Opera and Ballet Theatre. He created costumes and decorations for over forty plays by W. Shakespeare, N. S. Pushkin, F.M. Dostoievski, F.G. Lorca, B. Brecht and T. Williams
Eduard Yedigarian’s works are very rich, both from the drawing and color points of view. Yedigarian paints mainly sitting or lying women figures, whose symbolic meaning achieves an uncertain Oriental touch through the impact of golden and ultramarine colors. The works of Yedigarian have a very personal artistic language, where figurative elements intentionally mix with a dense combination of symbols, some of them copying the contour of human figures.