Arman Tateos Manookian
(1904 - 1931)
Arman Tateos Manookian was active/lived in Hawaii, Rhode Island / France. Arman Manookian is known for modernist marine painting, murals, illustration.
Biography Arman Tateos Manookian
The following biography is from John Seed of Hemet, California, who published much of this text in a feature article on Manookian in the November, 2001 issue of Honolulu" Magazine.
Arman Tateos Manookian is one of Hawaii's most celebrated modern artists, even though he worked there for only five years and eleven months before taking his own life at the age of 27. His works are celebrated for their bold, high-key coloring, and for his idealized portrayals of Hawaiian life and history. He is considered a pioneering Modernist even though the artist himself always insisted that his art was derived from Western Classical and Renaissance values.
Manookian, the eldest of three children, was born on May 15, 1904 in Constantin
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