Museum of Middle East. Collection of Marcos Grigoryan
Marcos Grigorian was born in Russia in 1925 and passed away in Armenia in 2007. During his life, he lived in Iran, Italy, the US, and Armenia. Grigorian was an artist, a curator, a collector, a teacher, and an actor – leaving an incredible mark on the visual culture of the twentieth century. Grigorian’s art is in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Tate Modern, the British Museum, the Grey Gallery of NYU, the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, the National Gallery, the Near East Museum in Armenia, and the Nelson Rockefeller Collection.
The Museum of Middle East established in 1993 on the basis of personal collection and compositions created by painter, carpet specialist, founder of land art Markos Grigoryan, now has a permanent exhibition in the newly renovated Museum of Literature and Art. 2,600 exhibits are on display, with most of them coming from his own collection
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Museum is open: Tuesday- Saturday, 11:00-17:00, Sunday 11:00-16:00