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Vagrich Bakhchanyan

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Vagrich Vahrij Hakobi Akopovich Bakhchanyan Russian: Ва́грич Ако́пович Бахчаня́н; Ukrainian: Ва́грiч Ако́пович Бахчаня́н; Armenian: Վահրիճ Հակոբի Բախչանյան; born May 23, 1938 in Kharkiv, Soviet Ukraine - November 12, 2009, New York City, United States was a Soviet and American painter, artist and writer-conceptualist and/or conceptual poet and writer of Armenian origin and in the Russian language


  • 1 Biography
  • 2 Collections
  • 3 Books
  • 4 References
  • 5 External links


He was born to an ethnic Armenian family in Kharkiv, Ukraine, where he grew up, studied and began painting In the mid-1960s he moved to Moscow, where he worked at Literaturnaya Gazeta In 1974 Bakhchanyan emigrated to United States, and lived in New York City, where he was active in the literary and art scene There he collaborated with Russian and Soviet émigré writers Sergei Dovlatov, Alexander Genis, and Naum Sagalovsky Наум Сагаловський, Kyiv, 1935, among others He died on November 12, 2009 in New York City According to Vagrich’s last will, his ashes were scattered high in the Geghama mountains Armenia, over a stone covered with ancient petroglyphs

According to Alexander Genis, Bakhchanyan "possessed a keen sensitivity to the absurdities of the Soviet regime By developing and experimenting with inventive artistic strategies, Bakhchanyan broadened the range of expressive possibilities for other nonconformist artists Many of his puns became an intrinsic part of Soviet dissident culture"


  • Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York, United States
  • National Centre for Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia
  • Museum of Actual Art ART4U, Moscow, Russia
  • Tretiakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia
  • State Russian Museum, St Petersburg, Russia
  • Yerevan Modern Art Museum, Yerevan, Armenia
  • Museum of National Arts of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine
  • John Paul Getty Research Center and Museum, Los Angeles, United States
  • Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, Norton and Nancy Dodge collection, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
  • Bar-Gera Collection, Cologne, Germany
  • Paul and Berty Quaedvlieg Collection, private collection, Netherlands
  • Stella Art Foundation, Moscow, Russia
  • Markin Collection, Moscow, Russia


  • 1981 — «Автобиография сорокалетнего автора» Autobiography of a Forty-Year-Old Author
  • 1981 — Visual diary: 1/1/80 — 12/31/80
  • 1985 — «Демарш энтузиастов» Démarche of Enthusiasts, co-authored by Sergei Dovlatov and Naum Sagalovsky
  • 1986 — «Синьяк под глазом: пуантель-авивская поэма» Signac under the Eye: Pointillaviv Poem
  • 1986 — «Ни дня без строчки годовой отчет» Nulla dies sine linea, Year's End Report
  • 1986 — «Стихи разных лет» Poems from Various Years
  • 2003 — «Мух уйма: художества» Eddy of Flies: Artricks, Yekaterinburg: У-Фактория U-faktoria, 2003 ISBN 5-94799-080-6
  • 2006 - «Мух уйма Художества Eddy of Flies: Artricks Not by bread alone Menu-Collage, foreword by A Genis Yekaterinburg: У-Фактория U-faktoria, 2006, 512 pages ISBN 5-9757-0027-2
  • 2005 — «„Вишневый ад“ и другие пьесы» Cherry Hell and other Plays, NLO, Moscow
  • 2010 — «Сочинения Вагрича Бахчаняна» Essays by Vagrich Bakhchanyan, Publ by G Titov, Vologda, Russia
  • 2011 — «Записные книжки Вагрича Бахчаняна» From Notebooks of Vagrich Bakhchanyan, NLO, Moscow


  1. ^ http://wwwfuturum-artru/autors/bahchanyanphp
  2. ^ http://wwwkommersantru/docaspxDocsID=1273729
  3. ^ Vagrich and the Black Square

External links

  • Biography
  • Bakhchanyan at Paris-Artcom
  • Мух уйма//Вагрич Бахчанян
  • Русский европеец Вагрич Бахчанян
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