Discussion: The erection of a monument to Anastas Mikoyan
June 2, 12:00

The prototype of Anastas Mikoyan’s monument, a classical tomb memorial statue, was erected in 1980s, and its placement as an art piece in Yerevan downtown is unacceptable.

‘The entire city is filled up with memorial statues which turn the city into a cemetery. Monuments of great art value are few. “Actually, the erection of this monument pursues political aims,” stated Sahak Poghosyan, architect, art specialist.

The Media Center hosted a panel discussion on the plans to erect a monument to Bolshevik and Soviet statesman Anastas Mikoyan, as well as on the policy of monument placement in Yerevan. The other panelists included: Nazareth Karoyan, art critic, founder/director of Institute for Contemporary Art; Arayik Harutyunyan, historian; and Zaruhi Muradyan, artist.

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