LOT 53
Mikayel Ohanjanyan
Untitled, 2012
Wood, plaster, polyester thread, and bronze
34 x 215 x 45 cm

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Estimate: $20,000 - $25,000
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About This Artwork

This is a work consisting of two cubes of plaster kept under tension by a very small cubicstructure placed at the center of the space and intervened between them.The idea is to highlight the contrast between the apparent strength and fragility of the full, andthe delicacy and power of the void.

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Querceta (LU), Italy
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  • About Mikayel Ohanjanyan

    Born in Yerevan, Armenia in 1976, Mikayel Ohanjanyan lives and works between Florence and Pietrasanta. Ohanjanyan attended the P. Terlemezyan State College of Fine Arts of Yerevan (graduated in 1995) followed by the State Academy of Fine Arts of Yerevan (graduated in 2001). In 2000, upon relocation to Italy, he entered the Academy of Fine Arts of Florence (graduated in 2005). During the course of his artistic career, he has participated in various national and international exhibitions, most notably the 12th Venice Biennale of Architecture in 2010 (National Pavilion of Armenia), 54th Venice Biennale of Art in 2011 (Collateral Event) and the 56th Venice Biennale of Art in 2015 (National Pavilion of Armenia), in which Armenia was awared The Golden Lion for Best National Participation. In 2016, the work "Diario" was selected for the Frieze Sculpture Park 2016, exhibited at Regent's Park in London and subsequently the same work was chosen for the prestigious Yorkshire Sculpture Park. In 2017, two works by Ohanjanyan were chosen for the FIAC - On Site project, exhibited in front of Petit Palais in Paris, France. In 2018, the work “The Threshold is the Source” won the E. Marinelli International Contemporary Art Award for the Opera del Duomo Museum. The work is placed in the permanent collection of the Opera di Santa Maria del Fiore / Opera del Duomo Museum in Florence.

    LOT 53
    Mikayel Ohanjanyan

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    LOT 53

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