Anisonyants had a studio in Kutaisi, the second largest Georgian city, at the turn of the 20th century. His studio, called ‘Fotografiya Makart’ was located opossite the Women’s College, hence many of his surviving cabinet portraits are of young female students.
No biographical details have been located regarding this photographer. Antonyan’s studio was located in Tbilisi and operated between 1920s and 1940s. Stylistically, his photography was closely related to that of ‘Studio H. Mirakian’, also based in Tbilisi.
Svetlana Antonyan’s interest in photography began as a hobby and she has never had professional schooling in the medium. However, since 2009, her sophisticated photo-performative works began to be noticed by curators and art critics. This has led to her … Continue reading →
Nazik Armenakyan is an award-winning and one of the most highly regarded photojournalists working in Armenia today. She studied photography in Armenia, under Ruben Mangasaryan at the Caucasus Institute, Yerevan and has also completed a Magnum Foundation Photography and Human Rights … Continue reading →
Armenak Artsruni opened the famous ‘Studio Armand’ in Cairo in the late 1930s. It was one of the three or four prominent photographic studios in Cairo – the others being Studio Alban and Van Leo. Artsruni’s speciality was wedding photography, … Continue reading →