Arshak Sarkissian works on show at Pharos Centre

Drawings by Armenian artist and anthropologist Arshak Sarkissian are on show by appointment only at the Pharos Centre for Contemporary Art in South Nicosia until Wednesday, July 29.

Mr Sarkissian was born and educated in Armenia, began drawing at the age of 15 and has exhibited his art worldwide.

His Renaissance art-influenced drawings combine realistic and mystical elements and seem to emerge from an imaginary, ancient world populated by half-human, half-animal creatures.

Illustrations of the supernatural aspects of everyday life in his art are inspired by literature and include the “magic realism” of South America as well as Asian shamanistic traditions. For more information and bookings, call (+357) 22 663 871.


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Was born and raised in London and first came to North Cyprus as a child where he lived for two and a half years. The Island left a long lasting impression on him, for after travelling the world and experiencing many different cultures and ways of life, Cyprus was always there. Sal, as his friends call him, has always had a passion for Art & Design and studied the subject for over ten years and resulted in him specializing in the design and production of contemporary furniture. He has worked in this field for twenty years now. After not having visited the Island for fifteen years he followed his heart back to North Cyprus, where he’s lived for the last four years. Now Sal works on a creative basis for NC Magazine.