Armenian, 20th century, male.
Born 1939, in Yerevan.
Painter. Figure compositions, still-lifes.
A student at the institute of art and theatre in Yerevan, Karazian went on to settle in Moscow.
The structure of his paintings sprang from Post Cubism, although the rich, coloured harmonies which are often shown again dark backgrounds, are from Matisse. His works contain from a juxtaposition of planes enlivened with figures, objects, vases of flowers and purely decorative elements. The final result is always seductive while at the same time preserving a note of modernism. He took part in several national collective exhibitions....