** Garigou Krikor
Garigou Born in Jerusalem December 20, 1947. In his student years, he migrated to the land of their ancestors in Yerevan, went to college and immersed in the study of ancient languages. And in 1972 he managed to get to France, where he stayed forever.
Krikor was a poet, but not memorable poems. Bohemia knew him as a fanatical collector: in addition to a huge number of paintings, he was the owner of one of the world’s largest collection of icons. For public Garigou was a generous patron of the arts (thanks to a huge state). And learned people thought he was a qualified art historian. In general, the audience loved it. Read the rest of this entry »