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Minimalist lines and modern shapes mark the sculptures that Armenian artist Armen Agop creates. He chose to work with a very 'grounded' material - granite, creating works which can be seen as both futuristic as well as ancient.
BT_20150109_UHARMEN9A_1447058.jpg
Minimalist lines and modern shapes mark the sculptures that Armenian artist Armen Agop creates. He chose to work with a very 'grounded' material - granite, creating works which can be seen as both futuristic as well as ancient.

A 'dream of eternity' hewn in granite

Jan 9, 2015 5:50 AM

WHAT could be more inspiring to a sculptor than to be be born where it all began - in the land of the great pyramids and ancient sculptures? But it's not where he grew up, or the artforms around him that inspired Armen Agop as much as the sheer sense of timelessness they represent.

"Egypt