A Look Inside the Modern Art Museum


The Museum of Modern Art of Yerevan was the first modern art museum in the Soviet Union, established in 1972 by Henrik Igityan, who directed the museum for 37 years. Without financial assistance from the U.S.S.R., which discouraged work that deviated from the state-approved Socialist Realism, the museum found support from the 1960s Armenian and diaspora artists, many of whom donated work.
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