Karekin Goekjian (b. 1949)

Karekin Goekjian was born in November 1949 in Beirut, Lebanon, and currently resides in Athens. He is known for capturing photographs that add light effects to southern moonlight settings. His works are included in several collections, including those of the Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia and the High Museum of Art, both in Atlanta. In 1999 he opened an art gallery in Athens to showcase his work as well as works from other Georgia artists. His photographs Chocolate Box (1987), Hanna I (1987), and Screen I (1988) are part of Georgia's State Art Collection.
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Further Reading
Karekin Goekjian, "Nights, Lights, Ruins," Georgia Review 54.1 (spring 2000): 71-80.

Karekin Goekjian and Robert Peacock, Light of the Spirit: Portraits of Southern Outsider Artists (Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 1998).
Cite This Article
Sanchez, Corina. "Karekin Goekjian (b. 1949)." New Georgia Encyclopedia. 25 August 2014. Web. 21 September 2014.
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