Koren Der Harootian
(1909 - 1992)
Koren Der Harootian was active/lived in New York, Massachusetts / Jamaica. Koren Der Harootian is known for painting and sculpture-heroic figures, religion.
Biography Koren Der Harootian
Armenian-born American sculptor, Koren Der Harootian was originally a painter, but turned to sculpture while a resident in Jamaica, the British West Indies. There he carved heroic figures in lignum vitae, eucalyptus and other hard woods.
His work often deals with allegorical and Biblical themes. The emotions of man, his eternal battle against evil, and the sense of turmoil in an age of wars and revolutions are given symbolical expression in his work, transfixed in wood or stone.
A small man of about five feet four inches tall, with black hair and brown eyes, Koren was the fifth of the seven children of Haroutun and Nevart (Mouradian) Der Haroutunian, Khoren Der Haroutunian (who became known as Koren Der Harootian
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