Ervand Kochar Museum
Ervand Kochar Museum
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2008 Artur Hakobyan’s book “Kochar’s Graphic Art” is published (in Russian).

2009 The five times magnified bronze statue of Kotchar’s ”Biblical David” is placed in the yard of the National Assembly, Yerevan.

Architect, Haykaz Kochar

2010 After 30 years interval  an exhibition “I Rely on Time” dedicated to Kochar’s 110th birthday anniversary opens in Yerevan, in the Artists’ House of Armenia.

In the State Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts in Moscow (15.09 – 15.11) opens exhibition “Two colors of the rainbow – two destinies reflection…” in which were included Kochar’s two works from series “Painting in Space”.

Publishes “Ervand Kochar 1899 – 1979. Bibliography (1918 – 2009)

2011 Kochar’s “Yerevan-Erebouni” was increased 1,5 times and installed in the foyer of new building of Matenadaran – Armenia’s state repository of ancient manuscripts.

In April Kochar’s Painting in Space “First Sin” (1927) is exhibited at National Gallery of Armenia.

In July Kochar’s 10 works are exhibited at Exhibition “Dali & Surrealists” at National Gallery of Armenia.


2012 In April, at the exhibition “ArtMonaco-Expo”, sponsored by the royal family of Monaco, the Painting in Space “First Sin” (1927) is awarded with main prize “Prix de l’excellence” in nomination “Baroque” as the work having considerable influence on development of Art of 20th century.

An exhibition called “The Diaspora of the Armenian Book 1512-2012”, opens (12.06-09.09) at Special Collections of the University of Amsterdam Library in which were included Kochar’s “Voskan Erevantsi” (1946) and the Painting in Space “Yerevan-Erebouni” (1968).


2013 An exhibition called “Modernités Plurielles 1905- 1970” (“Plural Modernities from 1905 – 1970”) opens in October at Modern Art Museum (Centre Georges Pompidou) in Paris in which was included Kochar’s painting “Eastern Women” (1926).

Ararat Aghasyan’s trilingual Album “In Yervand Kochar’s Space” is published.


2014 An exhibition called “Kochar. Challenging the Time” dedicated  to  artist’s  115 th  anniversary   opens at  Cafesjian Center for the Arts  in Yerevan. /26.09.2014 – 14.12.2014 /

The book “You and Me” by Ervand Kochar is published in Russian.

2015   An exhibition called  “Ervand Kochar. Dialogue of Generations.” opens in  September 10  at  National Gallery of Armenia. /10.09.2015– 15.11.2015 /

As a result of 15 years of negotiations, the Italian-Armenian Paolo Zakaryan, who lives in Rome, donated to Ervand Kochar museum his father J. Zakaryan’s Plaster cast portrait sculpture, which is one of rare works of Kochar’s Venetian period. On September 23, in Armenian embassy in Rome took place a ceremony for the dedication of the sculpture and Mr. Zaccarian’s tribute.

2017 The Antares publishing house issued. “Remembrance of Memories of Maestro Kochar” collection (316 p).

Compilers: A. Hovhannisyan, L. Martirosyan-Kochar.

2018  The exhibition Dimensionism: Modern Art in the Age of Einstein opened at the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive from November 7, 2018–March 3, 2019, then travelled to the Mead Art Museum at Amherst College from March 28, 2019–June 28, 2019.

In the exhibition catalogue first time in eglish  published  Charles Sirató’s “History of the Dimensionist Manifesto ”  (1966) where many times referred to as Kochar as the direct participant Dimensionist Manifesto’s creation  and inspiration

The catalog contains the reprint of Kochar’s sculpture  “Head” (1933).

Curator of the exhibition and editor of catalogue  Vanja V. Malloy