(1925 - 2007)
Marcos (Marco) Grigorian was active/lived in New York, Minnesota / Iran, Islamic Republic of, Armenia. Marcos Grigorian is known for modernist painting, sculpture, etching, acting, teaching, gallery owning.
Biography Marcos Grigorian
(Marcos [better known as Marco] Grigorian, b. Kropotkin, Russia, 5 December 1925; d. Yerevan, 27 August 2007), Iranian-Armenian artist, actor, teacher, gallery owner, and collector who played a pioneering role in the development of Iranian modern art.
The youngest of three children, Marco was born to Bagrat Grigorian and Šušanik Mangoian, both born in Kars, Armenia (Grigorian, 1989, p. 127). Before Marco was born, his parents defected to Kropotkin, Russia, and moved to Tabriz when he was five. In the same year Marco's mother died of appendicitis, and his father moved the family to Tehran. In 1937, his father remarried, and they moved to New Julfa, in Isfahan. Marco was fifteen when his family move
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