Mamikon Yengibarian

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Mamikon Yengibarian
Մամիկոն Ենգիբարյան
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Born1963 (age 57–58)
NationalityArmenian
CitizenshipArmenia
OccupationSculptor
FamilyDavid Yengibarian (brother)
Websiteyengibarian.com

Mamikon Yengibarian (Armenian:Մամիկոն Ենգիբարյան born in Yerevan, then Soviet Armenia in 1963) is an Armenian sculptor based in Budapest, Hungary.[1] He was largely recognized in 90s for the series called Vagabonds-cat sculptures cast in bronze.[2] They were exhibited in the Venice Biennale in 1999. He had numerous solo exhibitions in Hungary, as well as group shows in Austria, Germany, France, Finland, and US.[3] He is the brother of ethno-jazz musician David Yengibarian.[4] Yengibarian has a number of public sculptures in Budapest of which the most popular one, Tumble Over is in Gresham palace, now accommodating the Four Seasons Hotel at the heart of the city.

Yengibarian is the author of the statue of US senator Tom Lantos.[5] The statue was unveiled in Budapest in 2018.[6]

Many of his works are included in private collections in Italy, Hungary, and US.[7]

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