Sponsored by the Yerakouyn Fund, the exhibition of works by Arthur K. (Dr. Harout Nicolian) opened in the Hamazkayin Lucy Tutunjian Art Gallery on January 26, 2012 at 6:30 p.m.
The exhibition features 32 mixed-media pieces with diverse themes, including "Struggle", "Charles Aznavour", "KarekinNejteh", "Golden Days", "Aram", etc.
The welcome speech of the event was given by Hagop Havatian, director of the Hamazkayin Lucy Tutunjian Art Gallery, who spoke highly of the artist's work and thanked him for deciding to donate the proceeds from the exhibition to Aztag Daily and the Hamazkayin Lucy Tutunjian Art Gallery.
Dr. Movses Hergelian spoke next, and said that by preserving their cultural and literary heritage, Armenians have achieved to maintain their identity over the years.
Hergelian talked about the unique style of Arthur K., who is acclaimed for his innovative approaches and creativity.
The last speech of the evening was given by Arthur K., who thanked the Yerakouyn Fund, the Hamazkayin Lucy Tutunjian Art Gallery, and Aztag Daily.
He emphasized the importance of the Armenian alphabet from a human rights perspective, and added that it is a proof of the survival of the nation. He praised the French Senate's recent adoption of the bill to criminalize the denial of the Armenian Genocide.
The exhibition will run until February 6, 2012 (daily from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.).