The exhibition of the miniatures by Edward Ter-Ghazaryan opened at the museum

Within the scope of the jubilee events dedicated to the 2800th anniversary of Yerevan foundation the exhibition of the miniatures by Edward Ter-Ghazaryan opened at the museum on October 9.

The miniature sculptures and inscriptions made by the Master are exhibited.

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Edward Ter-Ghazaryan was born on June 20, 1932 in Yerevan. He got musical education and for many years worked as a concertmaster at the Philharmonic orchestra of Armenia.

He began to work in miniature sculpture in 1939.The first works invisible for unassisted vision were exhibited in 1947.

Being an eminent master-innovator of violins, a talented musician, sculptor, outstanding caricaturist and inventor he amazed the world with his unique works.

Edward Ter-Ghazaryan created more than 1000 micro-sculptures. His greatest achievement was the creation of new direction in miniature sculpture- movable micro-works. The microscopic figures seen only through a microscope can move doing non-synchronized movements. Such works are unique and unrepeated, though 30 years have already passed since the first exhibition of movable miniature sculptures.