After I saw this shelf of vintage paperbacks, I imagined my own fantasy bookshelf full of volumes that reflected the reality of our own times.
Writers are often measured in books but I’ve avoided books for the most part, since I don’t feel like the contain the type of writing I want to be doing at the moment fits into that form. So, I decided to compile a handy list of some notable works of writing I think gives you a good idea about my work.
Last Thursday, many of us got together to honor Neery Melkonian, the beloved Armenian American art critic and curator, with a memorial evening at AGBU Central Office in Manhattan. Emceed by Houry Guedelekian and Nancy Agabian, the evening started with artist Aram Jibilian sharing the contours of his friendship with Neery, and an overview of her career, philosophy, and […]
As soon as I decided it was finally time to write a book I knew I should revamp my blog. The truth is that I only started blogging when Veken, my boyfriend at the time, discovered my interest in possibly writing a book. He ask me how I intended to sell this future book. “I assume people […]
There are some changes in store for HragVartanian.com. This site, which has been the main repository for my writing, links, thoughts, pics, etc., for a rather long time (four years?) will now be increasingly devoted to my writing and thoughts on art, writing, and life. My quick links and simple photo posts (with minimal commentary) […]