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Chronology

  • 1944 Cairo: Exhibition of Armenian Artists in Egypt
  • 1953 Participated in the Fourth Youth Festival in Bucharest (under the pseudonym Emil); his painting “Fellahs” received the Second Prize
  • 1954 Paris, Young French Painters
  • 1956 Young Painters of Cairo
  • 1958 Moscow and Leningrad: Egyptian Art Exhibition (group exhibition)
  • 1959-1961 Participates in first and second Biennales held in Alexandria.
    • Many museums in Egypt purchased his work.
    • Donates his ten best paintings at that time to the National Gallery of Armenia and later that year, in 1962 Repatriates with his family to his native Armenia
  • 1963 Yerevan, Leninakan (Gyumri), Kirovakan (Vanadzor), Armenian SSR
  • 1967 Yerevan: Exhibition of Armenian artists; First Prize
  • 1969 Moscow, Alma Ata, Volgograd, Talin
  • 1970 Paris (From “Uraratu to our days”) & Montreal (“Expo-70”).
    • He was bestowed the title of Honored Artist
  • 1971 Paris and Prague: Exhibition of Russian and Soviet Art
  • 1971-1972 Moscow, Czechoslovakia, East Germany (group exhibition)
  • 1973 Paris: Exhibition of Soviet artists
  • 1974 Vienna, Austria, Beirut
  • 1975 Bologna & Bari, Italy (“Martiros Sarian and Thirteen Armenian Painters”)
  • 1976 Moscow (“All Union Exhibition of Drawing of the USSR”)
  • 1976 Marseille and Paris
  • 1977 Tallin, Tartu, Vilnius, Lithuanian SSR; Riga, Latvia, Copenhagen, Cologne
  • 1977 Received the State Award of the Armenian SSR and the title of People’s Artist of the Armenian SSR
  • 1978 Kiev and Tbilisi
  • 1979 Moscow and Paris
  • 1980 Novosibirsk
  • 1981 Nicosia, Cyprus
  • 1985 Leningrad; Tbilisi; Kiev; Novosibirsk; Lvov; Rostov-on-Don; Stavropol; Volgograd and other USSR cities
  • 1985 Received gold medal at the First Tbilisi Transcaucasian Biennale. Received the USSR State Award
  • 1986 Kassel, Germany
  • 1986 Tbilisi: 1st Transcaucasian Biennale (gold medal)
  • 1987 Helsinki, Finland
  • 1988 Padua & Venice. Italy
  • 1989 Montreal Canada
  • 1990 Moscow, USSR
  • 1993 Yerevan, Armenia: National Gallery of Armenia, in honor of Hagopian’s 70th birthday
  • 1994 Received “Hayastan All-Armenian Fund” Award
  • 1994 Beirut, Lebanon: Roshan Gallery
  • 1997 Awarded with “Mesrop Mashtots” National Medal of the Republic of Armenia
  • 2002 Cairo, Egypt
  • 2003 Yerevan, Armenia: Painters’ House, in honor of Hagopian’s 80th birthday
  • 2005 Los Angeles, USA: Folk Art Museum
  • 2005 Rio de Jeneiro, Brazil
  • 2005 Awarded “St. Sahak and St. Mesrop” Medal of the Mother See of Holy Echmiadzin
  • 2007 Marseille, France; Minsk, Belarus
  • 2009 Yerevan, Armenia: Artists Union of Armenia
  • 2011 Yerevan, Armenia: Cafesjian Center for the Arts
  • 2013 Yerevan, Armenia: Cafesjian Center for the Arts
  • 2013 London, England: Group Exhibition at Sotheby’s
  • 2014 Yerevan, Armenia: National Art Gallery of Armenia
    • Exibitions in New York, Montreal, Toronto, Detroit

1993 “Family”, one of Hagopian’s celebrated sculptures, is erected on the territory of the Research Institute on Mount Aragats.

“Right Hand of Krikor Lousavorich” is at the entrance of Holy City of Echmiatsin