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Armenian Artists 
Make Friends in France

By Marlyne Sahakian

•VAHRAM AGHASSIAN, Ghost City (2004), 

Courtesy the artist.

For the official "Cultural Season oF Armenia in France" a full spectrum of Armenian cultural activities have taken place throughout the country this year, from art and fashion shows to musical and theatrical performances. Warmly received by Europe's large Armenian diaspora, star shows such as “Armenia Sacra,” an exhibition of medieval manuscripts at the Louvre, are also drawing a broader public.

Much of the activity is concentrated in Paris. While a handful of contemporary artists from Armenia…

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