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Chant Avedissian

 (born 1951)
Chant Avedissian is active/lives in Egypt.  Chant Avedissian is known for painting.

Chant Avedissian

While studying in the West, first at Fine Arts in Montreal, then at Ecole Superieure des Arts Decoratifs in Paris, where he investigated printmaking and silkscreen techniques, Chant Avedissian came to the conclusion that Western academia and its rigidity was not a system within which he could recognize himself.  This disillusion resulted in a return to his homeland, where he merged techniques learned in the West with his strongly rooted Egyptian heritage. 

He gradually integrated knowledge gained from his formal studies in Canada and France with personal research into legendary Pharaonic iconography, geometric Islamic architecture, floral patterns of Ottoman textiles, and popular 20th century imagery of i  ...  Displaying 750 of 2637 characters.

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About  Chant Avedissian

Born:  1951
Known for:  painting