Valentin Podpomogov would turn 90 (Video)

When completing his personal information, painter-animator Valentin Podpomogov would write: nationality — Russian, mother tongue — Armenian, education — incomplete, primary. Podpomogov worked in HayFilm Studio. In 50-ies, he screened “Mi Katil Meghr”...

«My art is for people, my brush is my heart» . today is Valentin Podpomogov’s birthday!

FIRST off, Valentin Podpomogov is not an immigrant. Most likely, he will never be. It’s his pictures that are migrating to America: in Los Angeles alone there are already more than a dozen of them. He lives where he was born – Yerevan, the city where he was born. His second...

Join in celebrating Camus’s 100th birthday!

Join in celebrating Camus’s 100th birthday! On this day in 1913, future Nobel Prize winner Albert Camus was born in Dréan (then known as Mondovi) in French Algeria to a Pied-Noir family. “Don’t walk behind me; I may not lead. Don’t walk in front of me; I may not...